Leadership, Excellence, Achievement, & Development
The L.E.A.D Center is an innovative organization that offers programs and services that support students in transitioning from the academic environment to employment with corporations and community organizations. The Center is comprised of the following departments:
Through the Center, students will be able to access in-demand workforce and professional development training that is required to enter or advance in their careers, develop a resume and hone their interviewing skills, participate in nationally-recognized, paid internships and registered apprenticeships, explore personal interests, and become financially independent through attending money management for life workshops and receiving individualized coaching. Businesses and community organizations will be able to access, through a single point of contact, a pipeline of highly-skilled interns and potential employees, establish partnerships with the Center, receive customized training for their current employees, use state-of-the-art facilities, and identify scholarship and grant opportunities.
The Center is the only one of its kind in Connecticut. It incorporates best-in-class programs that have been designed and implemented by Capital Community College in collaboration with major insurance and financial services companies, and healthcare, government, and community organizations. The new center, located on the 3rd floor, brings together dedicated faculty, staff, and expertise to assure that you succeed, whether you are seeking your first job, a better job, or furthering your career. The L.E.A.D. Center can help you:
- Enroll in in-demand workforce and professional development training to enter a new career, change, or advance your career through the School of Workforce & Continuing Education
- Be a part of nationally recognized, paid internship and apprenticeship programs at The Hartford, Travelers, Aetna, or UnitedHealth
- Develop your resume and cover letter or prepare for an upcoming job interview at the Career and Talent Development office
Capital’s School of Workforce & Continuing Education is your resource for new and innovative programming to enhance your skills and knowledge. The speed of change in the business world has increased vastly over the past decade. We want to help you keep up with these changes and improve your marketability. And we are doing so, by constantly looking at current workforce trends to provide you with new courses to help you improve or refresh your skill set. Whatever your learning style, we can accommodate you - from courses on campus and online, nights and weekends, accelerated career training certificates, and private courses!
Capital’s Non-credit Programs Offer:
- Valuable short-term training to help you enter or change career fields
- New or expanded skills for career advancement, in as little as one day
- Practical hands-on knowledge
- Reasonable prices
- Payment options
- Expert faculty with real world experience
- State-of-the-art training facilities
- Free parking
Continuing Education for Employers
Capital Community College has a rich history of working with area companies and organizations to help solve their training issues in an efficient, relevant and cost-effective way. Whether we work alongside as your consultant, your customized training partner or help provide future employees through our Capital’s Career Advancement Program, we invite you to learn more about how we work.
Consultuing Services - Consider Capital’s School of Workforce & Continuing Education as your go-to source for consulting services. We have experts available to assist you in developing training and advisory programs for challenges you are facing in the workplace. We can help with leadership development or coaching for an executive or an executive group. And we can help with workplace challenges like employee morale, leadership development on various levels throughout your organization, career ladders and more.
Customized Training - Start from scratch or take advantage of Capital’s existing programs. We have more than 300 non-credit and credit programs in business, information technology and health that can sharpen your employees’ professional skills. From computer instruction and professional development to training needs assessment and evaluation, our expert staff will deliver quality programs on your timetable and at your choice of locations either right at your workplace or at Capital’s state-of-the-art facility in downtown Hartford. Join the hundreds of successful companies using the College to meet their workforce development training needs!
Career & Talent Development
Consider Career and Talent Development your partner in developing a plan for your future career. Free career-focused events and workshops are held regularly on campus throughout the year, as well as hiring events and career fairs. We are here to assist you with the skills and tools you need to be successful in your careers, whether with resumes, cover letters, mock interviewing, job search assistance, or one-on-one career guidance. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with a member of our team!
Phone: (860) 906-5080
Capital’s Career Advancement Program
Capital’s Career Advancement Program (CCAP) is an innovative educational opportunity developed by Capital Community College with Greater Hartford’s insurance and financial services companies. These companies recognize that you, the leaders of tomorrow, are in Capital Community College’s classrooms today. This highly effective program provides you with resources and supports intended to enhance your degree and give you a competitive advantage in business.
As a CCAP scholar the benefits you derive may include paid internships, financial support towards your associates degree, mentoring from experienced business professionals, and career exploration opportunities in the field of insurance and financial services. If you’ve dreamed of a challenging and rewarding college experience that integrates academic excellence with practical experiential learning in a leading-edge corporate environment, then Capital’s Career Advancement Program is what you are looking for.
Phone: (860) 906-5234
Capital Community College is a proven leader in developing and implementing innovative programs with business to support workforce development. The College’s newest initiative is apprenticeship programs to support occupations in insurance, financial services, food service, and hospitality management. The apprenticeship program at Capital Community College is a proven model that creates strong college and employer partnerships that better prepare students for the workforce, and meet business’ growing need for a reliable source of highly skilled workers. Apprenticeship programs are an all-round win: for business they create a diverse talent pipeline; for students they provide educational and economic opportunity; and for the city they help stabilize communities by retaining local talent and local businesses.