LACI’s Green Jobs Workforce Programs provide technical training, industry-recognized certifications, career coaching, case management, and job retention services to help underrepresented groups succeed in the green economy. Select participants are matched with LACI startups and partners for internships and potential job opportunities. View FAQs here.
New Business Development Training Course
APPLICATION OPEN NOW!
LACI’s new Business Development Training Course will kick off on March 20, 2023. This comprehensive course provides participants with the skills needed to successfully execute business development strategies for Cleantech Startups. During this free six-week training, 30 participants will gain an understanding of the sales cycle, market fit and business discovery, and the use of business canvas models. Throughout the program, participants are paired with LACI startups and partners for paid internships and job opportunities.
DEADLINE TO APPLY MARCH 12
- Paid Stipend during Technical Training and Internship
- Use of Laptop or Wifi Hotspot
- Meals during Technical Training
- Transportation Reimbursement
- Access to Cleantech Startup Job Opportunities
- 18 Years of Age or Older
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- LA County Resident
- Low to Moderate Income
- Currently Under or Unemployed
Disclaimer: This is not a training in entrepreneurship. This course will develop a workforce in support of LACI startup founders in their business development.
DEADLINE TO APPLY MARCH 12
Want to learn more about this exciting career training opportunity?
JOIN ONE OF OUR INFO SESSIONS!
Virtual Info Session
Wednesday, February 22 @11AM
Join this virtual information session and meet the LACI Team, get an overview of the training course curriculum and class schedule, and hear about potential career pathways after graduation.
Live In Person Info Session
Tuesday, March 7 @3PM
Instagram Live Event
Thursday, February 28 @Noon
During this live Dana Fakhreddine, a former LACI workforce participant, will discuss her experience in the program, her internship in business development, and answer your questions!
Students have gained technical skills in Product Development, Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Maintenance, Software Development & IT Support; and Electric Vehicle Maintenance including fundamentals in safety, network operating systems, high voltage battery construction and maintenance, de-powering procedures, and basic service, while their interpersonal skills are enhanced by problem-solving, teamwork, communication, listening, and creative development. For more information, please visit the Meet our Cohort Fellows section below.
Keep up to date with LACI’s Upcoming Green Jobs Fellowships and Green Jobs Training Courses.
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Technician Fellowship
40 participants will gain the skills to perform the maintenance, troubleshooting, and commissioning of electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). They will gain an understanding of EVSE technical knowledge and electrical safety processes and procedures, and will be provided with hands-on experience to perform general maintenance needs.
Applications Open March 2023
Building Decarbonization Fellowship
40 participants will focus on building infrastructure and how to leverage technology when managing the distribution of energy.
Applications Open June 2023
Project Management Training Course
30 participants will gain the skills to successfully manage projects as they relate to EVSE Maintenance Infrastructure deployment. Individuals who are dislocated, incumbent workers and those transitioning from the oil and gas industry are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications Open August 2023
- Green Collar & Technical Training
- 6-8 Week Technical Training
- 3 Month Paid Work Based Learning Internship
- 1:1 Mentorship with Practitioner In Residence and Fellows
- Group Career Coaching + Unlimited Office Hour Sessions
- Entry- and Mid-Level Career Placement
- 12 Months Job Retention Follow-up Service and Support
- This course is open to LA County residents, 18 years and older, with a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Green Collar & Administrative Training
- 2-4 Week Technical Bootcamp
- 1 Month Paid Work Based Learning Internship
- Office Hours with Practitioner-In-Residence
- Group Career Coaching + 3 Office Hour Sessions
- Mid- to High-Level Career Placement
- 3 Months of Job Retention Follow-up Service and Support
What Our Fellows Say
Meet our Cohort Fellows
Learn about LACI Green Jobs Fellows and how their career paths were impacted by the skills, training, mentorship and opportunities gained through our programs.
Workforce Development programs are supported by the California Workforce Development Board, California Air Resources Board Sustainable Transportation Equity Project (CARB STEP), Clean Power Alliance, and Saban Foundation, and are brought to you by the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI).
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