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Students enrolled in the New Jersey Youth Corps Brownfields Job Training Program were instructed today on how to put on the protective gear, or moonsuits, that are worn by technicians to clean up brownfields (contaminated old buildings) as part of the health and safety component of the curriculum being taught at NJIT through its Division of Continuing Professional Education. This intensive training program prepares disadvantaged young adults for careers as environmental technicians. >>
Earlier this week, the New Jersey Youth Corps (NJYC) Brownfields Job Training Program hosted a kick-off event at NJIT. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the program prepares unemployed or underemployed young adults for careers as technicians in a diverse educational environment that touches on all aspects of environmental remediation. The health and safety component of the curriculum will be taught at NJIT through the New Jersey Youth Corps of Phillipsburg in keeping with the university's ongoing mission to foster economic development at all levels throughout the state. >>