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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.

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Job Training Programs

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Education Programs

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Computer LIteracy & Technology Access

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HiSet Training (High School Diploma Equivalency)

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The Process

From Applicant to Graduate

Your future is looking bright when you enroll at Philadelphia OIC! 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.

See Our Impact

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

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Press Release

September 8, 2023

President & CEO Sheila Ireland To Be Honored At The 2023 Nucleus Awards

"In a city that thrives on equal parts innovation and scrappiness, Sheila stands as a beacon of change and empowerment."

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Blog Post

September 7, 2023

The Philadelphia Tribune: Philadelphia OIC Alumni Block Party!

Philadelphia OIC's free block party brought together former participants of OIC's workforce training programs from the last 60 years. There was food, live musc and games.

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Blog Post

September 7, 2023

6ABC: OIC celebrates decades of creating new opportunities

The Opportunities Industrialization Center celebrated nearly 60 years of changing lives through its workforce development and education programs with a big block party Friday night at its office in North Philadelphia.

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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.