Before Alex Robinson enrolled in the BankWork$ program at Philadelphia OIC, he worked two jobs, one as a cook in a hospital and the other supervising food safety at a sporting arena. The two jobs did not bring in enough money for a comfortable life, especially as the supervisor position was seasonal. With a hunger to do more, and a longstanding curiosity about finance, Alex decided to pursue a career in banking.

Philadelphia OIC’s BankWork$ program provides free training in entry-level banking jobs to residents from all walks of life. Originally focused on training for teller positions, it now…

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Storied Workforce Development agency eradicating poverty in Philadelphia.

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