Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians - Are You or Someone You Know a Foreign-Trained Registered Nurse (RN)?

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians is a great resource for new immigrants in the Philadelphia area. Part of its mission statement is:

"The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians connects newly arrived individuals from around the world with the economic opportunities that they need to succeed in our region. Since opening our doors in 2003, we have assisted more than 10,000 people from over 140 countries..."

I am on its newsletter distribution list and this came to me this week. I think it is great information to pass along. Direct from The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians:


Are You or Someone You Know a Foreign-Trained Registered Nurse (RN)?

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians is seeking foreign-trained nurses for our Immigrant Professionals Program. This is an opportunity to pursue your Pennsylvania nursing license and receive mentoring, job readiness training and other support services to continue your career path here in the Philadelphia region.

For more information, contact:  Manuel Portillo at 215.825.7765 or

Program eligibility requirements:

  • Four-year college degree in Nursing from a foreign college or university
  • A minimum of one year of professional work experience in the home country
  • Residence in the Greater Philadelphia region
  • Permanent work authorization
  • Ability to communicate in English at a minimum of high Intermediate level
  • Professional diploma and transcript of corresponding course work from the home country
  • Commitment to obtain a Pennsylvania nursing license
  • Commitment to seek professional employment working as a nurse in the Greater Philadelphia Region




Copyright © 2015, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
One Penn Center, Suite 555
1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA  19103



If this is you or someone you know, this might be a great opportunity. Take a look. Also, employers should know that the center works to connect employers with qualified employees,

This is not meant to imply The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians in any way endorses or recommends me or my firm. I think it is good for people, both immigrants and employers, to know about this resource.

If you want to know more about Mark Medvesky or Wells, Hoffman, Holloway & Medvesky LLP, check out our website at

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