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Maryland Workforce

Life Sciences

With more than 500 biotechnology companies and 2,300 life science firms in Maryland, our state has one of the largest bio clusters throughout the country. In order to stay at the top of our game, it is critical that we prepare our future generations for the workplace. This is where

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STEM coding
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Last week, Governor Larry Hogan announced a new plan called the ACCESS Initiative – or Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide – to boost education and workforce development in the field throughout Maryland. The ACCESS Initiative fulfills the governor’s commitment to strengthening computer science education throughout Maryland, which

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Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
Profiles

Aviation industry experts warn that a “perfect storm” is coming: a growing industry and an aging workforce is expected to create a shortage of aircraft maintenance technicians – as many as 35,000 of them per year, by some reckonings. Where will the industry find these new technicians? In Maryland, at

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Caroline County Manufacturing Program
Manufacturing & Production

Guest feature: Rachel Barry is the economic development coordinator for Caroline County. Follow along with Caroline County on Facebook and Twitter. The Caroline County Board of Education and Caroline County Commissioners have announced the launch of a new manufacturing curriculum for high school students. The Advanced Manufacturing Professionals (AMP) curriculum was

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TranZed Apprenticeship
Workforce

TranZed Apprenticeship Services in Baltimore County is not only redefining the word “apprentice,” but also the options high school and college grads have to get into Maryland’s workforce. As the state’s first registered apprenticeship program, TranZed has combined on-the-job training with relevant classroom time in hot fields such as IT,

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Open Works Baltimore
Maryland LivingProfiles

As one of the only professionally-designed and independently-operated makerspaces in the world, Open Works in Baltimore City’s Greenmount West neighborhood has a lot to be proud of. In its report released earlier this year, Open Works shows just how much they’ve accomplished and what the future holds for this innovative, creative

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Apprenticeship handshake DLLR
Workforce

Guest feature: Maureen O’Connor is the director of communications for the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. Follow DLLR on Facebook and Twitter. The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Maryland with a $2 million grant to invest in the state’s apprenticeship program. “Apprenticeships allow Marylanders to work while

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Washington College
Education

Washington College and Kent County have teamed up to create “Innovation Internships” for college students. The program offers interns the opportunity to expand their professional experience while giving businesses owners the chance to engage and develop the future workforce. With 1,500 undergraduates each year, there is an entire group of

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Fixt Baltimore tech company
Workforce

Commercial real estate giant CBRE recently reaffirmed something that those of us in the business community already know to be true – Baltimore has a ton of tech talent and we are continuing to attract more and more tech savvy professionals. CBRE’s annual Scoring Tech Talent report analyzes U.S. and

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Salisbury Wicomico
Workforce

Guest feature: David Ryan is the Executive Director for Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development. Follow along with SWED on Facebook and Twitter. Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development (SWED) recently launched its second video in a series promoting Salisbury and Wicomico County as a choice location for business and living. The latest video highlights one of

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