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Durham high school seniors explore career options at career readiness event

March 18, 2016

High school seniors from across Durham County converged on the N.C. Biotechnology Center March 17 to explore and prepare for careers at Ready, Set, Go…Launch Your Career!, the annual career readiness event hosted by Durham Public School's Career and Technical Education (CTE). MORE

Dolan named employer engagement associate for Made in Durham

March 17, 2016

Jacob Dolan has joined the Made in Durham partnership as an employer engagement associate focused on helping faculty and staff at three alternative schools expand career exploration and readiness training for students. MORE

Durham social services and Student U chief executives join Made in Durham advisory team

March 14, 2016

Michael Becketts, director of Durham County Department of Social Services, and Dan Kimberg, executive director of Student U, have been named to Made in Durham's Advisory Team. MORE

Durham YouthWork Career Passport Stamp events prepare youth for internships

March 3, 2016

Community groups throughout Durham have teamed with the Durham YouthWork Internship Program to offer workshops and events for youth focused on careers and job skills that earn them “Passport Stamps” that qualify them for priority interviewing for summer internships. MORE

YouthWork seeks businesses and organizations to host internships for Durham youth

February 22, 2016

The Durham YouthWork Internship Program seeks local businesses and organizations willing to offer real-world work opportunities to youth ages of 14 and 24 through year-round and summer internships. MORE

Made in Durham convenes career pathway partners for collaboration training

February 19, 2016

Forty educators, workforce specialists, nonprofit leaders and representatives from the Made in Durham Youth Network convened Feb. 17 to develop a common language and framework for collaborating with impact. They are working together to establish regional career pathways that connect youth and adults with careers in high-growth industry sectors. MORE

Anderson and Basnight join made in Durham staff

February 15, 2016

Made in Durham has hired two staff people to support the work of the partnership creating an education-to-career system for Durham youth. MORE

Emerging Issues Forum focuses on workforce solutions

February 10, 2016

More than 1,000 participants from business, government, education and the nonprofit sector convened Feb. 8-9 for the 31st Annual Emerging Issues Forum, FutureWork, focused on mapping a practical plan to win the global battle for good future jobs. MORE

YouthWork Internship Program seeks career-readiness offerings for Durham youth

January 19, 2016

Durham YouthWork Internship Program and Durham Parks and Recreation will co-host a job fair on Saturday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N Driver St, Durham, N.C. 27703. MORE

Rotcelis Morales-Jones to provide one-on-one college transition guidance and support for alternative school students

January 18, 2016

Made in Durham and two alternative schools have teamed to hire Rotcelis Morales-Jones to serve as a shared resource specialist. MORE


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