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Jul. 28, 2021 3:16 pm

Philadelphia Apprentice Network wants to create 500 local apprenticeships by 2025

For now, details on execution are scarce, but the new collaboration will prioritize sharing best practices. Partners include Aon, Accenture, Philadelphia Works and CCP.

Jul. 22, 2021 12:00 pm

PropelPHL wants to be the digital hub for local jobseekers, employers and training programs

The City Council-backed jobs board aims to make it easier to find employment in the Greater Philadelphia region, from hospitality to software development, as well as educational programs if you're looking to level up.

Jul. 19, 2021 7:10 am

Resource Roundup: Missing a sense of community? Indy Hall is hosting summer camp

Plus, a workforce portal, and a way for teens and young adults to gain skills in "citizen diplomacy" and STEM entrepreneurship.

Jul. 12, 2021 1:59 pm

Comcast’s new Grows to Code program trains its technicians to become entry-level engineers

The pilot cohort in 2020 trained 12 field agents with coding skills to become entry-level engineers. This year's cohort includes 31 employees from across the country.

Jun. 25, 2021 4:46 pm

Case studies: How can employers help underrepresented tech pros get hired via upskilling?

With the right strategy and resources, companies can support the development of future technologists from all backgrounds — or train them directly. Here are three big ways to boost racial equity in tech via skills training.

Jun. 21, 2021 9:56 am

Philadelphia’s equitable recovery stakeholders on a challenging year: ‘Everybody is changed because of this’

The City of Philadelphia's Pathways to Reform, Transformation and Reconciliation group released a report recapping the last year of local work on racial, economic and health equity. Its leaders cite a more coordinated plan toward progress.

May 12, 2021 3:24 pm

Wistar Institute is shortening and scaling its biomedical tech training program

The institute is making a few changes to the program to get more students on a quicker timeline to employment as lab technicians or research assistants.

Apr. 20, 2021 1:36 pm

Peirce College’s new tech training program combines workforce development and higher education

Career Bridge aims to bridge the access gap for displaced workers. And a new expansion of the Urban League's Urban Tech Jobs Program has similar goals.

Apr. 14, 2021 10:23 am

These Philly youth STEM programs are getting a boost from the state

The grants come from a $10.8 million fund to expand access to computer science and STEM education for Pennsylvania learners.

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