By Emily Hays on April 6, 2021

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New Haveners used to have to pay to learn how to save lives. Now, they can get paid to do that emergency medical training under a new American Medical Response program called Earn While You Learn. The ambulance and emergency response company announced the launch of the program in New Haven on Tuesday afternoon at a joint press conference with city officials.

By the end of August, the 15 to 20 students in the inaugural class will be ready for jobs in health care, police and fire departments. There is also a pathway to work at AMR. After they complete the program, students can work part-time with the company for a year at minimum and are eligible for full-time positions as they open up.

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