Back to Work: Public art, skilled trades, and poultry

Take a look at our latest workforce opportunity finds

WorkingNation is always looking for entryways into jobs for folks around the country. This week, we share what we discovered in Delaware, Nebraska, Nevada, Texas, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

From Delaware: Delaware Business Times reports an earn-and-learn workforce initiative in Wilmington has trained art stewards to support the care and maintenance of public works of art – with plans for expansion to other counties.

From Nebraska: News Channel Nebraska reports Western Nebraska Community College begins its next construction trades program in Sidney on October 24.

From Nevada: Nevada Today reports the University of Nevada, Reno has received federal funds to boost its hands-on opportunities for meat and poultry industry students and workforce.

From Texas: ABC7 News reports Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grants totaling more than $4.1 million have been awarded to 11 schools across southeast Texas and the Panhandle to support career and technical education.

From U.S. Virgin Islands: The St. Thomas Source reports foundation funding will support My Brother’s Workshop programming – including the basics of the construction trade, marine industry skills, and computer numerical control, as well as the organization’s café and bakery program.

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