National Massage Therapy Institute has announced a partnership with Massage Envy, the nation’s largest massage franchise company, an employer sponsorship pilot program that will benefit NMTI graduates in the pursuit of their massage therapy certification and state licensure.

“This strategic alliance provides a unique opportunity for NMTI graduates to hone their skills with an industry leader as they prepare to sit for the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB) and apply for a state license,” noted a press release. “The pilot program will debut in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., market, where Massage Envy will grant interviews to NMTI graduates. Selected candidates will receive conditional employment with Massage Envy, as well as employer sponsorship for the certification exam and state licensure.”

Read the press release here.