The City of Oceanside and MiraCosta College Offering Free Tuition on Certificate Programs Through Grant; $20,000 Bonus Pool for Graduates
The City of Oceanside is launching its Hire Local initiative. It offers local residents and businesses the opportunity to bridge the gap between in-demand jobs and the need to fill those jobs with local residents. They will be offering “Incentives, Development, Education, and Access (IDEA)” through education and then employment.
The City is working with MiraCosta College, which received a federal grant that provides FREE tuition for a variety of certificate programs. Through a needs assessment program the City found difficult, hard to fill jobs including:
City of Oceanside’s Economic Development team and MiraCosta College is looking to raise awareness for this program and are offering a $20,000 bonus pool for graduates who are hired by a participating local company and complete six months of successful employment.
Learn more about the Hire Local program.