The International Institute of New England’s Healthcare & Hospitality Training Program (HHTP) is a nine-week course designed to prepare immigrants for jobs in the hospitality and healthcare industries, and to equip them with the necessary skills to launch their careers. IINE has offered skills-training programs in-person and on-site at our office in Boston for over 15 years. However, that was before COVID-19. In only a matter of weeks, traditional classrooms all over the country [...]
By Sherry Spaulding, Education and Youth Program Manager I received a very special phone call today. It was Samuel Jordan, the 74-year-old patriarch of a Liberian family who was my very first job placement client when I started working at IINE’s Lowell office as an Employment Specialist in 2004. He was calling to tell me that he is retiring after 16 years with the grounds maintenance department at UMass Lowell, the job I helped [...]
IINE continues to provide remote services and distance learning classes, and is now offering in-person services by appointment. We are accepting new referrals. To access services, please call one of our offices. To learn more about our work during the COVID-19 crisis, click below.