Information Session for RVCC’s Cosmetology and Esthetics Programs Set in September

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
male cosmetology student working on model's hair

Learn more about Raritan Valley Community College’s Cosmetology and Esthetics (skincare) programs by attending an information session, September 12, from 5-6:30 p.m. The event will be held in the program’s new salon, Protégé, located at RVCC’s Workforce Training Center at the College’s Branchburg campus.

The next Cosmetology evening program begins September 27, and its next daytime program begins January 24. The next Esthetics program begins January 29.

During the information session, prospective students will be able to view and participate in hands-on hair demonstrations, meet the programs’ director, take part in a question-and-answer segment, and apply for either program. RVCC’s Cosmetology and Esthetics programs feature an accomplished teaching staff, innovative teaching methods, and opportunities for job shadowing and salon practicum. The programs offer proactive job placement for graduates and other components critical to student success.

In the past few years, 90 percent of RVCC’s Cosmetology students have found employment in the field and 100 percent have passed their state licensing exam. According to information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists was projected to grow 13 percent from 2014-2024, while employment for skincare specialists was projected to grow 12 percent.

To learn more about the Cosmetology or Esthetics programs, contact Marcia Bird at 908-526-1200, ext. 8618 or To register for an information session, contact Violet Lee at 908-526-1200, ext. 8471 or For additional information, visit

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



August 30, 2017

Media contact: Donna Stolzer, 908-526-1200, ext. 8383

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