FSCJ Offers Low-Cost Training for Insurance Certifications

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Apprenticeship programs increasingly put workers on track for jobs in finance

(Courtesy of Chicago Tribune) Apprentice Kai Steward, right, works with information technology support member Corey Smith April 17, 2017, in Aon's workplace solutions department in downtown Chicago. Steward, 22, lives in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. Aon's first class of 26 apprentices started in January. Victor Gutierrez graduated from high school with a clear career goal: … Continue reading Apprenticeship programs increasingly put workers on track for jobs in finance

Area colleges investing in Downtown

(Courtesy of Financial News and Daily Record) By Caren Burmeister, Contributing Writer Higher education is playing a lead role in the economic revitalization of Downtown Jacksonville as two of the city’s three colleges expand their campuses in the city’s urban core. This fall, Florida State College at Jacksonville plans to open its student housing and culinary arts café … Continue reading Area colleges investing in Downtown

JU opening Downtown campus Graduate students in healthcare to benefit

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville University is on its way toward developing a Downtown campus.  It will be in the SunTrust Tower. The Arlington-based university will set up classes on the 18th floor of the tower at 76 S. Laura St. There will be four classrooms, offices, conference space, collaboration rooms, open cubicles, IT workspace and … Continue reading JU opening Downtown campus Graduate students in healthcare to benefit

Internships aren’t just for college kids anymore — companies from Goldman Sachs to General Motors are hiring interns mid-career

(Courtesy of Business Insider) In 2008, Goldman Sachs launched a mid-career internship program: the "returnship." Since then, other major financial companies like MetLife, JP Morgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley, along with technology and engineering companies such as IBM and General Motors, have embraced the concept of the return internship. A return internship, or re-entry program, is … Continue reading Internships aren’t just for college kids anymore — companies from Goldman Sachs to General Motors are hiring interns mid-career