Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

Programs for immigrants and refugees

Career Launch class

Upcoming class dates
  • Metro: December 5–16, 6-8pm
  • Metro: January 9–20, 10am-12 noon
  • Willow Creek: January 9–20, 5:30-7:30pm
  • Online: February 6–17, 10am-12 noon

Are you an immigrant, refugee, or English Language Learner interested in exploring the steps to a great job? Join us for a Career Launch class and discover educational and work-related resources that will help you achieve your goals.

This 10-day course is designed to help you identify your career goals and create a plan to achieve them, all while providing a space for you to practice your job-related English skills. This class meets in person at the Metro Opportunity Center, the Willow Creek Opportunity Center, and online via Zoom.

Non-native English speakers of all levels are encouraged to join.

Participate or learn more

If you have questions, need help registering, or want support with determining if this class is a good fit for you, contact us at careerlaunch@pcc.edu or 971-722-2050.

Ready to sign up? Registering is easy and takes around 2 minutes.

Fill out the Career Launch interest form »


Digital literacy for English language learners

The last Tuesday through Thursday of the month we offer a workshop designed for non-native English speakers from 5-7:30pm. Our aim is to assist English language learners of all levels. All community members are welcomed to this no-cost workshop. Workshops rotate between our Opportunity Centers and online via Zoom.

Join us and discover a new topic every month!

Register to attend a workshop »

These programs are funded through grants from the Oregon Community Foundation, Title III, CareOregon and Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award. Portland Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution. If you have a disability that requires services please contact PCC Accessible Ed & Disability Resources.