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Zender Environmental Health & Research Group is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Rural Alaska Community Environmental Job Training (‘RaceJT’)

RACEJT-FL Training Overview


RACEJT provides environmental job training for unemployed, or under-employed residents, from rural Alaska communities of less than 1,500 people. Scholarships are available to make the training free for all of our students.

The RACEJT – Full program is conducted in person, in Anchorage, over a course of four weeks. We schedule the training with two weeks on, two weeks off, and two weeks to finish. Graduates receive 10 college credits for an Occupational Endorsement with the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. This is a residential style training. Participants agree to our zero-tolerance policy throughout the program. CDC and State of Alaska Health Department Covid-19 protocol guidance will be followed for classes as well as during students’ off-hours at the provided residence hotel.

Tentative Training Dates 2022 – participants must commit to entire training to attend.

March 14 – April 5 AND April 19 – May 2