• CB Career Acceleration
  • CB Tech Career Acceleration CB Tech Career Acceleration

    CB Tech Career Acceleration program is completely free for you to participate in thanks to the partnerships of AIM Institute, Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce, Centra Latino of Iowa, and Iowa Western Community College and our grant from Google. 

    The CB Career Acceleration provides opportunities for participants to get assistance during their journey of education all the way to employment opportunities. The program will provide support for each participant’s path to remove barriers they may be experiences and provided them with continued education opportunities. Individuals that participate in CB Career Acceleration will also be put in direct contact with hiring businesses in their completed education fields.  
    OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:
    • 100 Hours of Coding Classes 
    • English as a Second Language
    • Direct IT Navigator support
    • Career track training 
    • Resume preparation 
    • Rock Your LinkedIn Profile workshop and setup help
    • One year license to LinkedIn Learning 
    • LinkedIn – participant support group
    • If your next steps are to start your career. You will receive assistance in applying for open career opportunities in our community. 
    • Google Chrome Book - to keep!
    • HiSet program (if needed) 

     

    ELIGIBILITY:‚Äč
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Must be actively seeking to enter the workforce or advance a new career 
    • Enrolling in or ready to enroll/participate in a continued education opportunity
    • A resident of Pottawattamie County 
    • Interested in working in Pottawattamie County or the surrounding area
    • Must be eligible to legally work in the United States
     
    We will walk any interested participant through the simple steps of applying and getting started. 
     
    If you have any questions you may reach out to:
    Itzel Lopez 
    402-591-1042
    ilopez@aiminstitute.org

     

     
     

    CB Career Acceleration CB Career Acceleration

    The Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce is a proud partner of IWCC's E2E program and is excited to deliver CB Career Acceleration. 

    This program is focused on our residents that are currently under or unemployed that are looking to start a skilled career. 
     
    The CB Career Acceleration provides opportunities for participants to get assistance during their journey of education all the way to employment opportunities. The program will provide support for each participant as and after they have completed their continuing education program through E2E. This program is a supportive program to Iowa Western Community Colleges Education to Employment.  (If you are not approved for financial assistance with E2E, this program may be able to assist in getting you enrolled.  - Please speak with Amanda Oloff.)

    Individuals that participate in CB Career Acceleration will also be put in direct contact with hiring businesses in their completed education fields.  

    WHAT WE'LL DO: 
    • Creating a LinkedIn Profile – and complete the Rock Your Profile video. 
    • Join a cohort LinkedIn group. 
    • Overview and orientation on LinkedIn Learning and the course material they are expected to complete. 
    • Receive one-year subscription to LinkedIn Learning and over of programs. 
    • Overview of proper interview technique and appropriate clothing.
    • Clothing vouchers to those who need them.
    • Updated resume. 
    • Resumes will be shared with local hiring managers and you are guaranteed an interview.
    • One year of check-ins and assistance. 
    ELIGIBILITY:
    • Under or unemployed
    • Living under the poverty level 
    • Must be actively seeking to enter the workforce or advance a new career 
    • No college degrees
    • Enrolled in or completing a continued education opportunity
    • Interested in working in Pottawattamie County or the surrounding area
    • Must be eligible to legally work in the United States
     
    WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU: 
    • Current resume
    • Headshot (indicate in registration if you don't have one.) 
    • Notebook 
    • Laptop (indicate in registration if you don't have one.) 
    • Certificate of course completion
    • Onboarding sheet from E2E 

    ** We require 5 participants to have the orientation. If there are less you'll be notified and moved to the following month. 

     

     
  • READY TO GET STARTED? 

  • For more information or to get started:

    Please contact Alicia Frieze | Workforce Development Director