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IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Employment & Training Resources Career Center will be closing permanently on Wednesday, September 27, 2017


The Employment & Training Resources Career Centers will be closing permanently on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

The ETR Norwood Career Center closed permanently on Friday, September 1st. Until September 27th, ETR Career Center services will be available only at the Framingham Career Center location. Please call the Framingham office at 508.766.5700 for information and questions about services.

Beginning on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, career center services will be provided by Career TEAM LLC, the new career center operator in the Metro South/West area.



Special Services and Assistance For Unemployed Individuals

Long-Term Unemployed:
Mass Talent Connect is a strategy targeted to serving individuals who have been unemployed for more than six months.
Bose, Dell, EMC, Gannett Publishing, Staples, VMWare:
Assists workers laid off from Bose, Dell, EMC, Gannett Publishing, Staples, and VMWare
Intel, Lonza, Avery Dennison, New England Primate Center, Organogenesis, Olympus Biotech:
Assists workers laid off from Intel, Lonza, Avery Dennison, New England Primate Center, Organogenesis, and Olympus Biotech
Operation ABLE Senior Community Service Employment Program:
Part-time placement in government agencies or non-profits. Customers are provided intensive job search assistance and training, with a goal of unsubsidized employment.
2nd Chance for Success Employment Program:
Assists mid-career aged individuals (55 or older) with preference given to immigrants and/or minority candidates
If you think you might qualify for any of these services, please talk with ETR staff.

ETR Customers Returning to Work

Last week 34 ETR customers reported to us that they had found employment, at an average pay of $33.59 per hour ($67,222 per year). During the month of August, 113 ETR customers reported that they had found employment, at an average wage of $28.64 per hour ($59,634 per year). Between July 1st and August 31st (Fiscal Year 2018), 223 ETR customers reported employment, at an average wage of $30.47 per hour ($63,378per year).

NEW Massachusetts Business One-Stop

Are you doing business in Massachusetts or just getting started? Check out the NEW Massachusetts Business One-Stop for information, tools, and more - all intended to help business succeed in the Commonwealth. Check it out: Mass.gov/business.

Free Wi-Fi at ETR!

We free Wi-Fi for customers in our Framingham career center. Enjoy.

Career Connections for Youth

A program for youth and young adults, ages 17 - 24.  Assistance with GED/HiSET preparation, job search, and education
Call 508.251.1120 for more information



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Connecting People With Jobs


Additional videos from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

Advanced Manufacturing TRANSFORM Program - ETR Customer at MassBay


ETR Customer at MassBay TRANSFORM Intern Hired

Read the MetroWest Daily News story

Legislative Breakfast at ETR Framingham


View all the videos from ETR's recent legislative breakfast, April 2016

2nd Chance for Success - JFS & ETR Collaboration


Helping New Americans Build a Life in the US

Additional ETR videos