Immigrant Professionals Career Pathways Program

Posted by Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians on August 25, 2014

Launching a New Program for Immigrant Professionals

The Welcoming Center receives $692,000 from Knight Foundation and the Barra Foundation to launch Immigrant Professionals Career Pathways Program

This moment has been more than six years in the making.

During that time, the Welcoming Center has aided hundreds of work-authorized immigrant jobseekers to find an initial job in the United States.

But for many immigrant professionals, that is only part of the journey. For an immigrant nurse or accountant, navigating the complex process of transferring their credentials to the US can be confusing and time-consuming.

That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and The Barra Foundation have each stepped up to fund an innovative new Immigrant Professionals Career Pathways Program.

This program will be a powerful springboard for internationally-educated individuals who are eager to launch their professional work in the United States.

Read the official press release about our new program.

We’re excited to begin this new phase of our work. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact Deputy Director Bahiya Cabral-Johnson at (215) 557-2868 or

Thank you for your interest and support.

Peter Gonzalez
President and CEO

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