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Back to Work: The great outdoors, health care, and food manufacturing

Findings this week include expanding the outdoor recreation workforce, medical career training, and chile products

WorkingNation looks for job pathways in around the U.S. This week, we look at opportunities in Alaska, Maryland, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Washington.

Check them out.

From Alaska: Alaska Beacon reports the state’s latest outdoor recreation plan includes a focus on expanding the outdoor recreation workforce.

From Maryland: Maryland News announces organizations that provide services to people experiencing homelessness and the workforce development community are working together to create pathways to good jobs.

From Mississippi: WLBT reports newly signed state legislation includes funds to expand a career coaching program and support health care career training.

From New Mexico: Quay County Sun reports a food company in Tucumcari has received funding to train workers to accommodate the U.S. expansion of a Mexican company that manufactures chile products.

From Washington: The Seattle Times reports the Washington College Grant is making postsecondary education accessible to students who previously did not think it was possible.

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