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Back to Work: Check out these green pathways

Workers are needed in recycling, electric vehicles, offshore wind - to name a few
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Opportunities for work are changing at a fast pace with the green economy expected to see dramatic continued growth.

WorkingNation is always looking for pathways that afford people access to good jobs and careers. This week, we share some findings that lead to the green sector.

From California: California Ag Today reports the University of California at Merced has received funding to provide classes focused on climate-readiness — as well as experiential learning opportunities — to farmers, ranchers, agricultural service providers, and students.

From Georgia: The Atlanta Constitution-Journal reports the state is proposing spending $125 million for land and training costs to support electric vehicle maker Rivian which plans to bring 7,500 jobs to Morgan and Walton Counties.

From Kentucky: The Lane Report reports Novelis — an automotive aluminum finishing company — is expanding operations in Todd County for a new recycling center that will create 140 jobs.

From Minnesota: KROX reports the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking students who want to learn more about possible DNR careers through upcoming, paid summer internships.

From New York: Spotlight News reports it’s a greenlight for an offshore wind development facility at Port Albany. Hudson Valley Community College will offer skills training to help build a worker pipeline.

Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.

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