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The division of Graduate and Continuing Education at Fitchburg State University offers a variety of education, professional development and networking opportunities for local employers, community organizations and businesses.  These opportunities include affordable bachelors and master degree programs designed to fit the needs of working professionals looking for online only options or programs that offer a mix of evening courses and some online coursework.  We also offer non-credit opportunities for individuals or employees seeking to brush up their skills in a specific area or learn a new skill and the non-credit workshops can be customized to fit the needs of employers.  In addition, the University is always looking for opportunities to create internships for students that can benefit both the student and the business or organization.  The University is also in need of industry professionals to serve on advisory boards and can help direct academic departments to keep their curriculum current and address the unique educational needs of various industries.  Finally, the University offers events throughout the year such as artistic or athletic events or special topic speakers who address and discuss current social issues which can include community and business organizations in a variety of ways.  We are interested in exploring the potential educational needs of your organization and are open to discussing ways to partner.  What are some of the educational needs of your organization or your staff?

Highlights

  • Professional Development
  • We offer standard non-credit professional development workshops and training options
  • Are always willing to customize a training need for a regional partner

Examples of Training/Workshops

  • Leadership workshop
  • Principles of finance
  • Spanish for the professions
  • Professional Communication
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Internships/Career Services

Opportunities for partnering with Fitchburg State

  • Is your organization in need of Interns?  Contact Fitchburg to discuss options.
  • Is your organizations interested in participating in a career fair or connecting with our office of career services?
  • Flexible 100% affordable online or blended evening options for employees
  • Opportunities for participation on the Graduate and Continuing Education Advisory Board at Fitchburg State
  • Attend Bi-Annual Meetings to review and discuss economic development trends in the region
  • Network with other regional leaders
  • Assist with providing direction for the University education programming both credit and non-credit