COVID-19 Updates

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For a Better TomorroW

Our job training programs shorten the distance between learning and earning. Contact us today to get the skills you need to get to work.

Our Programs

Are you ready for
your next opportunity?

Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. dba Philadelphia OIC is one of the region’s oldest and largest providers of tuition-free job training and career development services, offering everything from computers for beginners to advanced hospitality training at our Opportunities Inn.

We have a rich history of opening opportunities for generations of Philadelphians. Come talk to us when you’re ready to open some for yourself.

Job Training Programs

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Education Programs

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Computer LIteracy & Technology Access

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HiSet Training (GED Equivalency)

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The Process

From Applicant to Graduate

Your future is looking bright when you enroll at Philadelphia OIC! Get started  by attending our “Workforce Wednesdays” open house at 12pm EST every Wednesday, to meet our Admissions Recruiter to learn about our programs and services. Or simply fill out an inquiry form on our website to receive additional information. A member from our Admissions team will contact you soon to begin the process of getting you enrolled and one step closer to a job!

Our Mission

Philadelphia OIC is dedicated to the elimination of poverty, unemployment, and illiteracy.

The Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. – or OIC – works to open opportunities for all members of the community, helping people everywhere get the skills they need to get good jobs and advance in their careers.

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The Future of Workforce Preparing for Jobs After the Pandemic with Renee Hughes

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Press Release

September 15, 2022

Board of Directors selects Sheila Ireland as President and CEO of Philadelphia OIC

Atif Bostic, board chair of Philadelphia OIC, a longstanding Philadelphia-based workforce development nonprofit, announced today that after an extensive six-month search, the board of directors has selected Sheila Ireland as its new President & CEO.

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Press Release

August 18, 2021


Philadelphians will take to the streets with the high-spirited Vax Up Philly Parade on Sunday, August 22, starting at 11 am at FDR Park, continuing to Dilworth Park, and culminating at Philadelphia OIC located at 1231 North Broad Street.

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June 3, 2021

Philadelphia OIC Offers Digital Literacy Training Programs to Prepare for the Future of Work

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Our Partners

We Can't Do It Alone

All of the good work performed by Philadelphia OIC would not be possible without the generous support of our partners.