Earn & Learn
Earn & Learn opportunities gives job seekers and young adults the ability to earn an income while working and learning in-demand skills through the classroom and on-the-job instruction.
Designed to prepare an individual through participation and observation of work firsthand within a given industry. Highly structured experiences that occur at a work site, consist of paid, on-the-job training oftentimes supplemented by related classroom instruction.
Work Experience and Transitional Jobs (Work-Based Learning)
Employers can partner with PIC to provide work opportunities for job seekers and young adults to gain workforce skills by providing a supervised work site, for a designated length of time, for youth or entry-level adult workers. PIC is the employer of record, and pays the participant’s wage, FICA, and Worker’s Compensation insurance cost.
On-the-Job Training (OJT)
Employers can partner with PIC to provide OJT allowing you to hire and train skilled workers and get reimbursed for your efforts. PIC can reimburse up to 50% of the costs to provide on-the-job training for individuals you hire through the public workforce system.
Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWTP)
Funding assistance to qualifying Minnesota employers to provide skills training to current full-time (at least 32 hours per week), permanent employees. The training should improve the skills of the employer’s workforce, increase its competitiveness in a global economy, while also providing job security for its workers (layoff aversion).