Career Skills Program
Upwardly Global helps internationally trained immigrant and refugee professionals to restart their careers in the United States. Our free program includes:
- Personal advising from an experienced career coach
- Online courses to improve U.S. workplace skills
- Training and certification opportunities in high demand fields
- Connections to top employers, industry experts & like-minded professionals
We have helped more than 7,500 immigrants and refugees find full-time, professional work in their fields—and you could be next!
As an Upwardly Global program participant, you can look forward to the following services:
One-on-one Career Coaching
Your career coach will work with you as a mentor to identify your needs, build a plan, and conduct your search until you secure a professional job. Learn more about career coaching by clicking below:
U.S. Workplace Skills
Upwardly Global’s online platform, WeGlo, offers you access to hundreds of trainings and tools focused on skills that you need for the U.S. workplace and job search, like how to make a resume and improve your command of workplace English. Learn more by clicking below:
Core U.S. Workplace Skills >
Professional English-Language Courses >
Industry-Focused Training Opportunities
You’ll have opportunities to gain technical skills in your current profession or in a new, high-demand field. Learn more about our top tier training and credentialing opportunities with leading partners by clicking below:
Tap into a network of professionals from key industries and some of the top companies in the U.S. Learn more about networking by clicking below:
Do I qualify?
Applicants are required to:
- Be a green card holder, refugee, SIV, or asylee (See our full list of accepted visas.)
- Have earned at least a bachelors degree outside of the U.S.
- Have lived in the U.S. for 5 years or less
- Speak English comfortably
- Currently live in one of these states: California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., Washington State, or Wisconsin.