Jersey City Economic Development Corporation
Building Businesses. Building Lives.
The Jersey City Urban Enterprise Zone
sponsored job training programs are:
Customer Service Skills Center helps area residents develop or polish their skills in dealing with customers and clients, especially in the retail sales, hospitality, food service, finance/banking/insurance, car-rental and airport-related industries. The 120-hour training program offers technical and life skills. Located at 779 Bergen Avenue.
New Jersey Small Business Development Center at New Jersey City University is part of a network dedicated to helping small businesses to expand operations, manage growth and/or launch new ventures. The organization provides training and consultation on finance, marketing and managing. Located at 285 West Side Avenue.
Rising Tide Capital is a non-profit community organization whose Community Business Academy supports traditionally underserved entrepreneurs (women, formerly incarcerated individuals, minorities, the unemployed and working poor, and immigrants and refugees) with business development services. www.risingtidecapital.org
Women Rising Community Partnerships in Hotel Employment is conducted in partnership with Hudson County Community College. In the 15-week training, participants focus on acquiring the skills and education needed for placement into entry-level hotel positions with good wages and opportunities for advancement. www.womenrising.org
Jersey City Economic Development Corporation • 601 Pavonia Avenue, Suite 303 • Jersey City, NJ 07306 • Phone: 201-333-7797 • Fax: 201-333-9323
Paid for by the Jersey City Urban Enterprise Zone Program © 2013 Jersey City Economic Development Corporation