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Powerful Pay, Career Potential in Plumbing

Plumbing apprenticeship student practices piping

Unique hands-on apprenticeship program at HoHoKus School of Trade in Paterson developed to meet growing demand Did you know that plumbing is one of the best-paid skills jobs in the market right now? With a median wage of $73,260 in the New York Metro Area as of May 2015, it’s a field that is becoming …

Career Opportunities Heating Up in HVACR

HVAC student practices using machine connected to pipe

Unique apprenticeship program at Eastwick College provides formal training for one of the fastest-growing trade careers You may not spend your day thinking about it, but heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems are an important part of your life. Known collectively as HVACR, it’s what keeps you comfortable in your home and at work, …

Eastwick’s culinary degree a recipe for success

With shows like Top Chef, Good Eats and Cupcake Wars more popular than ever before, and the rise of “foodie” blogs on Pinterest and other popular sites, it’s clear that culinary has come to mean more than just standing over the stove. It’s something of an art, a passion and a calling, that involves preparation, …

Student Heart Screenings

Cardiovascular students practice using ultrasound machine on fellow students

By all appearances, Sean Patrick Fisher was a healthy teenager. He never complained of chest pain, light headedness or any other symptoms that might have indicated any heart issues. But on his 13th birthday in 2008, he passed away unexpectedly from Sudden Cardiac Arrest, or SCA. In Sean’s memory, his parents established The Sean Fisher …

Eastwick Offers Only Funeral Degree in Northern NJ

Funeral service students observe as teacher demonstrates procedure

The funeral service program offered by Eastwick College is accredited by ABFSE and can be completed in 24 months Aspiring funeral directors in the area had it rough up until a few years ago: they were faced with the prospect of a long commute to attend classes in Manhattan, or an equally long commute to …

Eastwick College Offers Easier Path to Nursing Career

LPN program students practice taking liquid out of bottles using syringes

By focusing on hands-on training and cutting out irrelevant coursework, students are able to graduate in just 12 months It’s an appealing career for many, with high demand, strong salary potential, and the opportunity to help others. However, for those that are interested in starting a career as a nurse, the path can also seem …