The Cooper Union Retraining Program for Immigrant Engineers at CAMBA assists highly skilled immigrant professionals who are underemployed or unemployed gain access to higher paying jobs through training and job placement assistance. The program includes courses in information technology and mechanical, electrical and civil engineering. Courses are scheduled around the needs of working professionals and offered evenings and weekends.
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Since its inception in 1987, the Retraining Program helped connect more than 5,000 immigrant professionals to science, technology and engineering jobs.
ALL SERVICES ARE FREE
Green Building Guidelines & Environmental Safety
Building Operation, Maintenance & Safety Regulation
Heating, Ventilation, Air-Condition and Safety Regulation (HVAC)
National Electrical Code (NEC) and Its Applications
AISC Structural Steel Design
ACI Structural Concrete Design
Introduction to AutoCAD for Engineers
Advanced AutoCAD and Revit
Building Cost Estimating and Bridge, Highway, Railroad Engineering
To be considered for the program applicants must:
•Be born outside of the United States
•Be authorized to work in the United States
•Have a bachelor's degree or higher and professional experience in the field of engineering, information technology, or a related field from the country of origin (not in US)
•Have lived in the U.S. less than five full years. (Exceptions for those in the U.S. more than five years may be made on a case-by-case basis)
•Be unemployed, underemployed, or working in a field not related to your education
•Have intermediate+ English fluency
•Demonstrate a financial need
•Be highly motivated to pursue professional job search
Please, visit our web site: www.cooper.edu/immigrant-retraining for application instructions and for more information call 718-226-0437.