For those seeking vocational skills training and paid work experience

Modified: March 14, 2017 9:28am

March 2017




For those seeking vocational skills training and paid work experience:


The National Statler Center program is offering full tuition scholarships for those seeking employment training in the demand occupation of customer service representative in a telecommunications center (call center).


In addition, graduates of this program are then eligible to receive paid, part-time work experience via a NYS Regional Economic Development Council grant. All work experience will occur in the Telecommunications center located within the Olmsted Center for Sight building (the parent agency of the National Statler Center program). Participation in the externship will depend on attendance and course participation.


  • Students must meet admissions criteria and attend vocational skills training with the Statler Center prior to entering the paid externship component. Students will be responsible to complete both the Business Fundamentals and Telecommunications courses

  • The paid externship will consist of three months of part-time work, 15 hours per week.

  • The pay rate is $10.00 per hour

  • This opportunity is open to those who have no available funding source


The dates for 2017 training prior to entering an externship are as follows:


Winter 2017

Business Fundamentals:                     January 18-February 24

Telecommunications:                          February 27-March 24

Spring 2017

Business Fundamentals:                     May 2-June 8 

Telecommunications:                         June 9-July 7

Fall 2017:

Business Fundamentals:                     September 6-October 12

Telecommunications:                         October 13-November 9



For more information, please contact:


Elizabeth Schmidt

Coordinator of Admissions