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$98M in YouthBuild Funding Available for Delivery of Pre-apprenticeships in High-demand Industries

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the availability of $98 million in YouthBuild funding to support the delivery of pre-apprenticeships in high-demand industries, including construction, healthcare, information technology, and hospitality. Funded through DOL's YouthBuild Program, the grants will help provide educational guidance, occupational skills training, and employment services to disadvantaged young people, ages 16 […]

YARG Grantee Partners with School District and Credit Union

Idaho Business for Education (IBE), sub-recipient to YARG grantee Idaho Workforce Development Council (WDC), has built valuable partnerships as it implements YARG programs in Idaho. In addition to guiding the Nez Perce Tribe (NPT) in launching Registered Apprenticeships (RAs) on its reservation in north-central Idaho, IBE has been partnering with Soda Springs School District and Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU). […]

Oil & Gas Job Fair Lafayette

Cajundome Convention Center 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette, LA, United States

Thursday, January 18, 2024 Cajundome Convention Center 444 Cajundome Blvd. Lafayette, LA 9:00 am - 1:00 pm The market is suitable for candidates! Meet face-to-face with recruiters from top employers. FREE for Candidates!! Register now to pass long lines or sign in at the door. Interviewing on-the-spot. Excellent salary and benefits! No experience required. All […]

Ophthalmic Apprenticeship in Wisconsin Responds to Growing Need

Eye care is one of the many areas of the health sector that is struggling with a personnel shortage. The number of practicing ophthalmologists in the U.S. has been trending downward since the 1990s while the demand for doctors and technicians in the field is increasing. In Madison, Wisconsin, SSM Health and Madison College responded to this growing need by establishing […]

For Women’s History Month: Honoring YARG Women

Despite women's advances in the working world, many still face barriers to employment and struggle to secure economic stability. Deterrents may include a lack of transportation, childcare, education or training, gender and/or racial bias, and perhaps a lack of confidence in their abilities. Registered Apprenticeships (RAs) and the YARG program are helping young women overcome […]

Gender Equality Month

Advancing gender equality is a matter of human rights, justice, and fairness. It is also a strategic imperative that reduces poverty, promotes economic growth, and increases access to education and good jobs. The Women's Rights Movement began on July 13, 1848, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton invited some of her friends for tea. Their talk turned toward the […]