Workforce Development

LWTech offers several federal and state funded programs through Workforce Development (WFD) that may provide assistance with tuition, books, tools, supplies, career and educational advising, and individualized support services, depending on qualifications.  These funding opportunities may be awarded in addition to student financial aid. 

Take the Start Next Quarter survey (on the Workforce Development webpage) to see if you qualify and sign up to attend the LWTech Workforce Funding  Information Session.  There are several services offered to eligible students. Click on the links below and learn more.

  • Worker Retraining - Funding and support for eligible individuals in career transition such as laid-off or furloughed workers, displaced homemakers, vulnerable workers, and formerly self-employed individuals. Military veterans discharged in the last 48 months, and active duty military with separation orders, may be eligible for help with the cost of books, tools, and supplies.
  • BFET - Funding and advising for students receiving federal food assistance (food stamps).
  • Opportunity Grant - Funding and advising for students that are income-eligible, enrolled in IBEST, Accounting, Healthcare, or Business Technology, and have not previously earned a college degree.
  • WorkFirst - Funding and advising  for students who are referred from DSHS and are receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

Employment Resource Center

  • Provides career exploration, job search resources and support, and online job postings to students and graduates.  For more information, contact us at (425) 739-8113 or job.placement@lwtech.edu

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