Apply Now: The Featherstone Foundation’s 10-week certification program, Building Pathways, provides low-income, underemployed and unemployed multicultural trainees in Maryland with the opportunity to become licensed practitioners in the insurance industry. The program creates a pathway for economic development, career growth, and community for individuals seeking to grow within the insurance industry. Our cohort model program includes access to a comprehensive pre-licensing course, resume building and interview preparation, study support, and licensing examination.
The application deadline: ROLLING
As a result of our workforce program, graduates will be prepared to apply and secure a role in the insurance industry with partners such as State Farm and other insurance agencies, establishing themselves in a growing industry and earning salaries and benefits.
Our Track Record:
- Boubacar D., Mali, State Farm
- Soliana G., Eritrea, State Farm
- Cheick D., Mali, State Farm
- Delia R., Mexico, New York Life Insurance Company
Candidates must meet the minimum requirements to apply:
Have an interest learning about the insurance, property, and casualty industry
Be ready for professional growth, a career change and willing to accept a new position by December 2021
Live in Maryland
and be able to work in the U.S.: Work Permit, Permanent Resident, U.S. National or U.S. Citizen.
Must be 18 years of age or older
Speak English fluently
Be available to attend program sessions Tuesdays from 6:00pm – 8:30pm and be available to attend live pre-licensing course sessions on November 10 and 11 from 9:00am – 4:00pm EST
We strongly encourage candidates who have decided not to obtain a four-year degree to also apply to this program.
Candidates should possess some of these skills:
- Customer service
- Retail experience
- Cash-handling experience
- Sales experience
- Ability to multitask and work under pressure
- Application Deadline: ROLLING
November 2, 2021, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
November 9, 2021, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
November 16, 2021, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
November 23, 2021, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
November 30, 2021, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
December 7, 2021, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
December 14, 2021, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
LIVE CERTIFICATION Learning Sessions:
November 10 and 11 from 9:00am – 4:00pm EST