November 30, 2011 // Franchising.com // SANTA ANA, Calif. – Everest Colleges today announced that it has partnered with Elements Therapeutic Massage Inc., a massage therapy franchise with more than 80 locations nationwide, to provide job placement opportunities for graduates of Everest’s massage therapy program.
Under the agreement, Elements Therapeutic Massage will promote awareness of its anticipated hiring needs to Everest’s massage therapy students, as well as provide priority interviews for well-qualified graduates. At the same time, Everest will provide Elements Therapeutic Massage with course outlines to receive input and enhance training.
"Elements Therapeutic Massage provides an excellent opportunity for our massage therapy graduates to start a career with a rapidly expanding national franchise,” said Wendy Cullen, vice president of employer development at Corinthian Colleges, parent company of Everest Colleges. “This partnership demonstrates the value our programs bring to employers and commitment to helping place Everest graduates in jobs that relate directly to their respective fields of study.”
Everest’s massage therapy program provides the basic knowledge, massage therapy techniques, tools and ethics training that enable graduates to practice as massage therapists in a variety of health care settings, including medical and rehabilitation clinics, hospitals, doctors’ offices and health spas. Courses offered include: deep-tissue massage, pre-natal massage, clinical and sports massage, among others.
“By partnering with Everest, we are able to tap into a pool of highly skilled massage therapists that will meet our clients needs,” said Michele Merhib, RMT and founder of Elements Therapeutic Massage. “This relationship will enhance our customer loyalty to create a long and mutually beneficial relationship for Elements, Everest and most importantly, our customers.”
Elements Therapeutic Massage is headquartered in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, and owned by Fitness Together Holdings, Inc. The parent company oversees Fitness Together Franchise Corporation, a one-on-one personal training fitness franchise that began franchising in 1996, and Elements Therapeutic Massage, a massage therapy franchise that began franchising in 2006. Today, the combined franchise network has sold hundreds of franchises across the United States, Brazil, Costa Rica, Israel, Ireland, and Canada. Elements Therapeutic Massage is actively selling franchises, for more information about massage franchise opportunities visit http://elementsfranchise.com.
Everest Colleges provide career-oriented diploma and degree programs in healthcare, criminal justice, skilled trades, business, paralegal, and information technology. Everest has more than 100 schools in the U.S. and Canada, and is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. For more information, visit www.everest.edu.