Back to Work: Opportunities in manufacturing—both in agriculture and metals

What’s happening around the country to help people back into the workforce

WorkingNation is always looking for job and training pathways being offered around the country. Today, our findings include manufacturing jobs in Kansas and Texas, and bus driving positions in Wyoming.

Take a look.

From Kansas: WIBW reports more than 300 inmates at Kansas correctional facilities are enrolled in classes, including programs in career tech, as well as associate and 4-year degrees.

From Nebraska: KETV reports an agricultural manufacturer is opening its own Omaha training center, that will provide certified training and leadership programs to existing apprenticeship programs.

From Nevada: Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Bank of America has given grants to 20 local organizations focused on boosting economic mobility, including College of Southern Nevada.

From Texas: Johnson City Press reports a metals manufacturer is opening a new facility in Temple. Eight area colleges and universities offer certificate programs and degrees in manufacturing-focused tracks.

From Wyoming: Rocket Miner reports the Sweetwater County School District is offering paid training to address a shortage of part-time school bus drivers.

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