Back to Work: Opportunities in tourism, health care, and energy efficiency

We share workforce pathways we found in Alabama, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and Utah

WorkingNation is always looking employment and training opportunities. Take a look at what we discovered this week.

From Alabama: News 4 reports the Alabama Tourism Department is rolling out training programs to the central and southern parts of the state to strengthen the tourism workforce.

From Illinois: WREX reports a health care program in Rockford that focuses on rural, underserved areas has received funds to train high school and college students interested in health care careers.  

From Pennsylvania: reports a free four-week training program – Building Green Futures – will teach the skills needed to work in the energy efficiency and weatherization workforce

From Puerto Rico: AP News reports the National Science Foundation has decided not to rebuild a telescope in the mountain town of Arecibo but, instead, issued a solicitation for the creation of an center at the site to promote science, technology, engineering, and math.

From Utah: Utah State TODAY reports USU Extension has received funds to train rural residents to work remotely as technology sales professionals.

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