Back to Work: Pathways to health care, bioscience, and trucking

We share some workforce opportunities from around the country

The U.S. economy added 236,000 jobs last month, according to figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, the unemployment rate decreased to 3.5% from the February rate of 3.6%.

Meanwhile, WorkingNation searches weekly for opportunities for employment and training in a variety of industries. Check out our latest findings.

From Alabama: reports a Canadian manufacturer of mechanical and electrical systems will be hiring for 180 jobs – among them, boilermakers, pipefitters, and pipe welders – at a new Tuscaloosa facility.

From Missouri: St. Louis Inno reports an innovation hub will use $2 million in state funds to launch a new bioscience workforce training program – focused on teaching skills to workers from underrepresented groups.

From North Carolina: reports the North Carolina Trucking Association Foundation and the North Carolina Community College System are funding training – particularly in rural areas – to address the truck driver shortage.

From Oklahoma: Tulsa World reports Tulsa Community College is a partner in a six-year national initiative aimed at improving job attainment after graduation.

From Tennessee: Yahoo Finance reports the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is adding courses and programs from MedCerts –  a provider of online career training in allied health and medicine.

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

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