SNAP Employment & Training




Come learn about the program !

No registration needed

Class schedule info  at

 What is SNAP Employment + Training?

Great opportunity for SNAP clients to get career training for good jobs.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known before as food stamps, helps low income individuals and families buy food to stay healthy.

The Employment and Training (E & T) Program is federally funded and prepares clients for work by offering a scholarship program with career skills, training, mentoring, and support services. This approach helps students/clients learn professional skills for work opportunities paying good wages.

The MxCC SNAP  E & T program currently offers only the following non-credit courses and vary by semester. The MxCC Continuing Ed online course listing has times and dates at

Required 2018 career and workplace skills 

2018 Workplace skills handout

Skills – Knowledge –  Ability Criteria – Job Candidate       Interview

How do I qualify  ?

  • Must maintain and daily check an email address – it is how the college communicates.
  • Be fully able to work at end of certificate program.
  • We do criminal background checks with our application.
  • Students with a HOLD in the CT college system cannot register for SNAP Training.  **This means you owe money, do not have immunizations up to date, or have missing documents.
  • May need to pass free basic college level testing in Math (Pharmacy Tech) or English for an application. ***Testing Info at
  • ***Exempt if  passed college level classes in these subjects. Bring a copy of the transcript.
  • If basic Math and English are rusty –  contact your city’s adult education program. MxCC has FREE classes with Fast Track Math and English. Listed on the class MxCC web site.

The application process

  • Do ALL of the four page application(link below)
  • Govt issued Picture ID
  • EBT card or benefit letter
  • Interview with Program Coordinator
  • ** if you were convicted of a felony, may not be eligible for clinical experiences, internships, or certifications in health profession courses or programs. Previous convictions may also make it difficult to get employment.

Program Information

Info sheet on SNAP Ed & Training

Fall 2018 SNAP Info Power Point



Download the SNAP E & T application

(Fill in, save and scan/email  to coordinator by email or bring to  MxCC)

Paper applications available at Meriden Public Library.

If questions:  email or fill out the form below.

 Patrice Barrett MPH – Grant coordinator

Snow Hall 508, Middletown campus

 USDA Nondiscrimination-Statement

SNAP E&T Contact Form

Fill in for contact from SNAP E & T staff– this does not take the place of an application

Last updated 8-28-2018