Veterans Vocational Training Program

Veterans Vocational Training ProgramVeterans Vocational Training Program

The Veterans Vocational Training Program is a free opportunity for Post 9/11 veterans, their spouses, and family caregivers, to train for a career in Media Arts and Video Production in the Institute for Advanced Media at Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network’s Learning Lab in Hartford. 

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With ample classroom and studio space, as well as state-of-the-art equipment, the Learning Lab offers training that uses the power of digital media technology to inspire learning, spark innovation and cultivate workforce skills in post 9/11 veterans.

Learning Lab programs are designed to meet the needs of today’s citizens, and the new Veterans Vocational Training Program will help post 9/11 veterans translate their military skills into civilian jobs.

The Veterans Vocational Training Program

  • Learn from award-winning professionals in television, radio and new media production.
  • Gain real-world experience working with media experts on digital projects and productions, ranging from live broadcasts to studio operations to web services.
  • Work with Adobe programs including Premiere Pro, Audition, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Develop a portfolio of personal work in video and digital arts design.
  • Partnerships with businesses help ensure veterans attain employment opportunities.
  • Qualified veterans will receive a stipend.
  • Completion of the program leads to industry-specific certifications in Digital Arts or Video Production.

Program Participant Qualifications:

* Post 9/11 veterans, spouses, and family caregivers.

* Honorable discharge from military service.

* Intermediate to advanced computer skills, MAC and PC operation is a plus.

* Interest in media as a career.

To learn more about the Veterans Vocational Training Program, contact Mike Komrosky at 860-275-7264 or email [email protected].

Click here for an application.

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To learn more about the Learning Lab, please visit or contact Donna Sodipo, V.P. of Education at 860-275-7337.


The Institute for Advanced Media would like to recognize their generous funders:

   Corporation for Public Broadcasting     Farmington Bank Community Foundation     Newman's Own Foundation SBMCF                                                     Walmart