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• Clothing vouchers through YWCA
• Eligibility for food stamps if previously denied
Eligibility guidelines to receive the grant include:
• Must be receiving or eligible to receive federal food stamps
• Cannot be receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
• Must have a complete 2017-18 FAFSA
• Must be enrolled in a professional-technical program (not a transfer or Bachelor program ) or basic skills classes like GED, HS21+, ESL or ABED
• Must be committed to getting a job upon program completion
Employment Resource Center West Building, W207
(425) 793-8113
The Employment Resource Center (ERC) offers career exploration and job search assistance to students, alumni, and community members. In addition to the ERC staff, there are representatives from community-based organizations that assist students with job search and training opportunities. Whether students are looking for a first job, needing a part time job while attending school, or are ready to start a career after graduation, the ERC focuses on providing tools needed to reach employment goals. Services include:
• Career Services Online – Search for current job postings related to a program of study, post a resume and apply to jobs online; to register go to www.lwtech.edu/erc
• Job search information and resources at the ERC website
• Job search resources and assistance by appointment
• Resume, interview, and networking assistance
• Career exploration workshops and resources
• Labor market information
• Information on local job fairs and hiring events
• On-campus employer recruiting opportunities
• Computer, fax, copy machine and phone are available to assist in job searches
Opportunity Grant Scholarship West Building, W207
(425) 739-8100 x 8448
The Opportunity Grant (OG) Scholarship is designed to help low-income students in high demand pathways to reach their educational and employment goals. Students in the OG program may receive:
• Tuition and fees for up to 45 credits or up to 3 years; whichever comes first • Up to $1000 per academic year for books and related supplies
• Support services, academic advising, and career planning
• Job search assistance and resources
• Clothing vouchers through YWCA
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