Immigrant Fellowship Program: Bridging the gap between employers and immigrant talent

The Welcoming Center’s Immigrant Fellowship Program connects employers with immigrant talent through a 12-week paid fellowship while providing participants with the opportunity to gain work experience in their field of expertise. Highly experienced immigrants often come to this country with high hopes to apply their work skills and knowledge, only to encounter endless barriers to [...]

Immigrant Heritage Month 2022: Celebrating Immigrants’ Stories

At The Welcoming Center, we celebrate immigrants every day and we are excited to commemorate Immigrant Heritage Month this June. Immigrant Heritage Month is an opportunity to showcase immigrant stories, recognize the contributions of immigrants, and celebrate the strength that diversity brings to the U.S. In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, The Welcoming Center is [...]

Meet Our International Professionals Program Participants (Summer 2022 Cohort)

On Thursday, June 16, The Welcoming Center hosts a recognition ceremony for the Summer 2022 cohort of our International Professionals Program (IPP). IPP is an eight-week course for career readiness training followed by six months of job coaching. It brings together a diverse group of international professionals with bachelor’s degrees or higher and U.S. work [...]