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Back to Work: Solar energy, the maritime industry, and employment for people with disabilities

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Each week, WorkingNation looks for job and training opportunities around the country. We share what we discovered in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Utah, and Washington.

Take a look.

From Illinois: Yahoo!Finance reports CompTIA has been approved to provide workforce development solutions to local job training centers throughout Illinois.

From Pennsylvania: The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the state’s Apprenticeship and Training Office is supporting nonprofit and training organizations that are developing registered apprenticeship programs.

From Puerto Rico: Solar Builder reports a group of solar companies and nonprofits have been selected to install rooftop solar and battery storage systems for vulnerable households in Puerto Rico – while also supporting clean energy sector job growth.

From Utah: Utah State University announces the school’s Institute for Disability Research, Policy, and Practice has received almost $500,000 in state funds to continue working to bolster customized employment for people severely impacted by disability.

From Washington: WorkBoat reports the state’s maritime industry is working to raise awareness of workforce needs including those involving boats, shipbuilding, ship repair, fishing and seafood, transportation tugs, and ferries.

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