Back to Work: Training in health care, manufacturing, and IT

Take a look at workforce pathways we found in these five states

WorkingNation is always hunting for opportunities for people seeking career options. This week, we share findings in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, New Mexico, and North Dakota.

Check it out.

From Arizona: Fox Business reports AT&T and Corning are launching a fiber-optic manufacturing plant in Gilbert – creating 250 jobs.

From Colorado: The Colorado Sun reports in an effort to ease a health care worker shortage, the state will offer tuition-free training for several thousand students interested in becoming certified nursing assistants, EMTs, and pharmacy techs – among others.

From Connecticut: Connecticut Public reports a $70 million effort will provide free short-term training to residents to help fill jobs in manufacturing, health care, IT, and other fields.

From New Mexico: El Defensor Chieftain reports six higher ed institutions are receiving state funds to address workforce needs including teacher preparation, early childhood education, health care, and the sciences.

From North Dakota: WZFG reports federal funds of more than $9M will be used for job training for people in underserved communities to work in cybersecurity IT, “precision agriculture”, and advanced manufacturing in North Dakota and Minnesota.

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