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Partnership With HBCUs Helps Duke Energy Recruit Top Talent

Fascinated by how things work, NC A&T State University student is becoming an engineer
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As a young child, Jonathan Reddix loved riding the merry-go-round at the zoo. 

While other riders waved to their parents and posed for pictures, he’d stare at the overhead gears and pulleys, trying to figure out what made the merry-go-round spin.

He said his mother and grandmother laugh about those rides, and his early fascination with how things work. His family’s also proud that his studies resulted in top grades, scholarships and a strong interest in engineering.

Duke Energy Partners with S.C. Technical College System to Expand Lineworker Training with $1 Million Grant

Summary: 
  • Utility industry must hire 500 lineworkers a year for next five years
  • Talent pipeline needed to build smart-thinking electric grid of the future
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  • Utility industry must hire 500 lineworkers a year for next five years
  • Talent pipeline needed to build smart-thinking electric grid of the future

U.S. Department Of Labor Approves Lockheed Martin National Standards Of Apprenticeship

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BETHESDA, Md., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin has announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) has approved its proposed National Standards of Apprenticeship, establishing a common framework for the company to develop and expand registered apprenticeship programs across its U.S. facilities. These programs will include on-the-job training and classroom instruction for highly-skilled roles.

New Program to Revitalize Washington, D.C. Neighborhoods

Wells Fargo has launched Where We Live in collaboration with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and local organizations, investing more than $1.6 billion in Washington, D.C.
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Wells Fargo announced today it will invest more than $1.6 billion in lending and philanthropy in Washington, D.C., as part of a new, five-year commitment.

Freeport-McMoRan’s El Abra Operation in Chile Offers Career Training for Indigenous Youth

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November 27, 2018 - Twenty young people from indigenous communities in Antofagasta are being trained in Dry Area Maintenance Operations through a course sponsored by Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan.

eBay Everyday Heroes | Second Chances

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When Lazon was down on his luck, Goodwill's job training program helped him get back on his feet. Now, he's a valued team member who's dedicated to showing his daughter that anything is possible with a little hard work. Learn more about eBay Impact and watch more stories here: ebay.com/everydayheroes

Marina Bay Sands Introduces Learning Leave

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Marina Bay Sands has implemented an innovative two-day Learning Leave incentive for its over 9,700 Team Members to enroll in SkillsFuture courses. Believed to be the first such initiative in the hospitality industry, the two-day program allows all full-time staff to take paid leave to attend courses related to language and communication, service excellence and information technology.

Altron Arrow Mobilize Youth Skills Development in South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa – In June, Altron Arrow partnered with Resolution Circle to educate 120 South African students in engineering, mobile phone skills and battery repairs.

After building a relationship with Resolution Circle, the companies set out to reach hundreds of South African unemployed youth by upskilling student interns with practical workforce learning skills and micro business development training.

Booz Allen Hamilton Joins Coalition to Offer Employment, Professional Development to Student Veterans

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From a recent press release from the Student Veterans of America (SVA), Booz Allen Hamilton, and 20 of America’s largest companies recently launched the Business and Industry Roundtable, designed to provide employment and professional development opportunities to the nation’s student veterans.

Duke Energy Connects Students and Educators with STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Opportunities in North Carolina

Summary: 
  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas
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  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas

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