Job Training & Placement

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Career Centers

Middlesex County provides Career Awareness Centers which offer:

  • Job Skills
  • Employment Assistance
  • Training Programs
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • General Educational Development (GED)
Perth Amboy Career CenterNew Brunswick Career Center
161 New Brunswick Avenue #300
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
550 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:45 PM

Job Training & Placement Assistance

South River has partnered with Middlesex County and their SkillUp program. This partnership provides job training resources and job placement opportunities for our residents. To learn more, continue reading below.



SkillUp connects residents to necessary courses allowing them to learn at their own pace and get valuable certifications that make them more competitive in today's workforce. These programs are developed by Skillsoft, a training provider used by Fortune 500 companies, so you can rest assured that the time invested will reap rewards. If courses are passed with at least 80% proficiency, you can receive official certification, which you can download and print as well as add to your resumé to bolster your competitiveness in the workforce.

Free of Charge, Any Time

Skillup is available free of charge and at any time.

Providing  Valuable Skills

SkillUp offers casual courses to assist individuals with other skills such as how to succeed in job interviews, strengthen your resumé, etc.

Job Opportunities

SkillUp allows you to search for jobs by title or skill. If you are exploring a new career path, you can even explore a variety of industry pathways to better understand the skills necessary to be considered for such jobs.