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Back to Work: Pathways to that high school diploma, CDLs, and apprenticeships

Take a look at job and training opportunities in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, New Mexico, and North Dakota

The U.S. job market added 263,000 jobs last month, higher than economists’ median forecast of 200,000. Additionally, the November unemployment rate remained unchanged from the previous month at 3.7%.

WorkingNation is always hunting for workforce pathways around the country. This week we found work-based learning opportunities, as well as coming job openings in bioscience manufacturing.

Give a look.

From Arizona: Yahoo Finance reports that Arizona adults – 21 and older – can earn their high school diplomas, not a GED, through a program from Graduation Alliance.

From Colorado: Steamboat Pilot & Today reports the Northwest Colorado Development Council has identified workforce priorities for the region including addressing the shortage of people with commercial driver’s licenses.

From Connecticut: The CT Mirror reports the interest of graduating high schoolers in registered apprenticeships is on the rise.

From New Mexico: Los Alamos Daily Post reports the expansion of a bioscience manufacturing facility in Albuquerque will create 274 new jobs.

From North Dakota: Yahoo Finance reports the North Dakota Tribal College System is partnering with several employers as part of a statewide apprenticeship program.

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

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