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WorkingNation is always looking for new job pathways around the country. This week, we discovered workforce-related opportunities in Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

From Idaho: Idaho Education News reports the state is taking applications for a grant program that could provide financial aid for thousands of high school graduates pursuing jobs in in-demand careers.

From Indiana: Indiana Public Media reports short-term skills training for working adults is increasing at Ivy Tech Community College.

From Louisiana: New Orleans City Business reports federal funds are being awarded to two higher ed institutions – one to focus on manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, and industrial safety and the other on the shortage of nurses and nurse educators.

From Maryland: The Daily Record reports a nonprofit has introduced its roofing pre-apprenticeship training program in Baltimore.

From Massachusetts: Hoodline reports the state has announced new performance standards and workforce training requirements for local public health departments.

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