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Looking for a job, trying to find the right career can be stressful, no matter if you’re just starting out or starting over. Even for high school students and for families trying to guide them finding the right path is a journey filled with lots of information.
MFG Works Summit
Host: Catalyst Connection
Location: St. Vincent College
Time: 8AM - 4:15PM
About: WQED launched Future Jobs-Working Today to over 150 attendees at Catalyst Connection's MGF Summit. We met with community members and shared the role and positive impact that this program can have helping the manufacturing segment find skilled workers.
Clairton Community Day
Host: City of Clairton
Location: Clairton High School
About: We are excited to join with communities and other organizations to celebrate neighborhoods and the people that live there. Come join us as we introduce you to careers and work through Future Jobs Working Today. Look for the WQED Future Jobs Working Today at this event.
EmployHER Pittsburgh Program Kick Off/Opportunity Fair
Location: Commonwealth Charter Academy at the Waterfront Homestead
Time: 12:00 noon-6:00 PM
About: What's an opportunity fair? A one stop shop for women to access the support they need. At the opportunity fair, participants can look forward to: Direct access to supportive services for you and your family Opportunities to enroll in personal & professional development training programs. Onsite interviews for those selected by the EmployHER Pittsburgh hiring partners. Connection with a success partner to support you in meeting your goals. Self-care stations, food, and so much more. Plus, FREE childcare will be provided onsite.
It’s Never too Late to Switch Careers
Some of these job changes can be a simple change, such as working in a call center at one company and moving to a call center in another organization. However, often these changes are people from all walks of life often start in one industry and switch to another.
Why is there a nursing shortage and how can you help?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2034, there will be 77 million people age 65 and older. As we age, we also are at risk of developing chronic conditions. So, an older population means more people will be needing nursing care.
Want to help your 7th-12th grade in their career decisions?
Whether you are or not you realize it, your student is constantly observing the world around them, taking in information, noticing patterns, and trying to consider what they might be interested in when they graduate.
Rosedale Technical College
Rosedale Technical College is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit higher education institution located in Kennedy Township, PA. The college was recently ranked 11th on Forbes’ list of Top 25 two-year trade schools in the nation based on post-graduate success, affordability, graduation completion rates, and overall student experience.
Washington Health System
For over 125 years, Washington Health System (WHS) has proudly maintained our community-based focus and our commitment to providing exceptional services in Washington, Greene and surrounding counties. Our two-hospital, award-winning health system has over 2000 employees, and more than 40 off-site locations throughout three counties.
Conveniently located along 5th Avenue in New Kensington, The Corner anchors the rapidly developing Corridor of Innovation business district, serves as the area’s premier shared office (coworking) space, and is home of Penn State’s New Kensington’s innovation hub, hosting free entrepreneurial and small business development support and programming.