Bridges to College and Careers

Bridges to College & Careers

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Prepare for success in college and beyond! In Bridges to College and Careers, you’ll build your academic skills, apply for college, and kickstart a career after graduation.

General Studies Information Session

Biotechnology Information Session

SAA Information Session

What does this program offer?

  • Program Starts: Summer 2024 
  • A 19-week or 23-week program (depending on which Pathway you take) which includes academic, career, and financial coaching to help prepare you for college and beyond
  • A smooth transition to either Bunker Hill Community College or Quincy College so you can get your degree
  • Lifelong career advancement coaching after you graduate

Am I eligible for this program?

  • Age 18 or older
  • Massachusetts Resident (Substance Addiction Assistant Pathway for Boston residents only)
  • High school diploma (from anywhere in the world), GED, or HiSET
  • Intermediate to high English skills
  • U.S. citizen, green card holder, refugee status, or a document stating the date you have been granted political asylum
  • For Biotechnology only: strong math skills and an interest in science

Learn more about each of our pathways!


Biotechnology prepares you for a career working in the thriving Biotechnology industry doing lab research, manufacturing, and quality control. Classes are part-time in the morning or evening. After JVS, Biotechnology students enroll at Quincy College in their year-long Biotechnology and Good Manufacturing Practices Certificate program.

Schedule (morning): Monday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
                                      Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
                                      Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
                                      Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Schedule (evening): Monday 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
                                      Tuesday 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
                                      Wednesday 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
                                      Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Substance Addiction

  • A smooth transition to Quincy College so you can get your Substance Addiction Certificate
  • Stackable Credential, Students can work to get an Associates Degree 
    • Jobs include: Social Worker, Healthcare, Legal
  • Enables students to attain additional degrees in Substance Addiction & Human Services

Schedule: Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
                       Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

General Studies

General Studies prepares you to go to Bunker Hill Community College, where you can study in the program of your choosing. Classes meet part-time in the mornings. General Studies students have gone on to study subjects such as Healthcare, Nursing, Languages, Early Childhood Education, Culinary Arts, and many others.

Schedule: Monday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
                   Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
                   Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
                   Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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