Here’s a quick preview of what we are working on in our key industries.
BioScience – We are working with BioHealth Innovation, Medimunne, National Institute of Health and National Cancer Institute to connect postdoctoral professionals with opportunities in the field.
Construction – We are developing a certification program that will be supported by Associated Builders and Contractors and establishing an apprenticeship program. We currently offer OSHA construction certification to our job seekers. We hold monthly targeted recruiting events for opportunities within the construction industry and have successfully connected employers with qualified talent.
Cyber/IT – We are partnering with Montgomery College on both the Tech Hire and Americas Promise grant to provide IT training. We also are working with IT/cyber companies to develop a high-level coder school for cyber coding.
Healthcare – Along with our partnership with University of Maryland (USG), Montgomery College, and Healthcare Initiative Foundation to provide nursing scholarships, we are collaborating with the health industry, education and community partners to leverage current resources and realign existing programs to expand clinical rotation opportunities for nurses.
Hospitality – We are offering Safe-Serve certification in both our Young Adult Center and American Job Centers and we are working with the Food Council to partner in a kitchen incubator.