Back to Work: Some available opportunities include auto-related and pharmaceutical jobs

Check out what’s happening in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Oklahoma, and Tennessee

New unemployment claims for the week ending September 25 came in higher than anticipated. According to the Department of Labor, the figure of 362,000 was more than the expected 330,000. The latest number marks the an increase for three weeks in a row.

WorkingNation is always looking for employment pathways being offered around the country. This week, among others, our findings include opportunities in collision repair, fulfillment and transportation, and construction trades.

Take a look.

From Arizona: Yahoo! Finance reports Amazon plans to fill more than 7,500 jobs across the state, primarily in fulfillment and transportation with opportunities to access training programs.

From Colorado: CBS4 reports the Colorado Homebuilding Academy is waiving fees and providing scholarship funds to people who have a serious interest in moving into the construction trades.

From Idaho: Repair Driven News reports a $1.3 million has been awarded to Lewis-Clark State College to expand its collision repair, diesel, and welding technology programs.

From Oklahoma: Fox25 reports auto retailer Carvana is opening an inspection and reconditioning facility in Oklahoma City resulting in 350 new jobs.

From Tennessee: Area Development reports pharmaceutical production company USAntibiotics will invest $16 million to establish operations in Bristol creating 63 jobs in Sullivan County.

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