Veterans Vocational Training Program
The Veterans Vocational Training Program is a free opportunity for Post 9/11 veterans, their spouses, and family caregivers, to train for a career in Media Arts and Video Production in the Institute for Advanced Media at Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network’s Learning Lab in Hartford.
With ample classroom and studio space, as well as state-of-the-art equipment, the Learning Lab offers training that uses the power of digital media technology to inspire learning, spark innovation and cultivate workforce skills in post 9/11 veterans.
Learning Lab programs are designed to meet the needs of today’s citizens, and the new Veterans Vocational Training Program will help post 9/11 veterans translate their military skills into civilian jobs.
The Veterans Vocational Training Program
- Learn from award-winning professionals in television, radio and new media production.
- Gain real-world experience working with media experts on digital projects and productions, ranging from live broadcasts to studio operations to web services.
- Work with Adobe programs including Premiere Pro, Audition, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
- Develop a portfolio of personal work in video and digital arts design.
- Partnerships with businesses help ensure veterans attain employment opportunities.
- Qualified veterans will receive a stipend.
- Completion of the program leads to industry-specific certifications in Digital Arts or Video Production.
Program Participant Qualifications:
* Post 9/11 veterans, spouses, and family caregivers.
* Honorable discharge from military service.
* Intermediate to advanced computer skills, MAC and PC operation is a plus.
* Interest in media as a career.
To learn more about the Veterans Vocational Training Program, contact Mike Komrosky at 860-275-7264 or email [email protected].
To learn more about the Learning Lab, please visit www.cpbn.org/LearningLab or contact Donna Sodipo, V.P. of Education at 860-275-7337.
The Institute for Advanced Media would like to recognize their generous funders: