News & Events

SummerWork Youth Jobs Expo connects Durham youth and employers

March 5, 2018

Hundreds of Durham high school students and young adults exchanged a leisurely Saturday morning March 3 for the chance to learn valuable information about summer jobs, internships and work-based learning opportunities with dozens of Durham employers.  MORE

Career Conversations offer first step in continuum of work-based learning opportunities

February 15, 2018

Mercedes Arana did not live in the best neighborhood growing up in Miami, did not go to a great school, and was not from a highly educated family. But with the encouragement and guidance of some key teachers and counselors in her life, she earned a Ph.D. and is now a biologist with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park. MORE

Three local leaders tapped to co-chair Made in Durham Advisory Team

February 14, 2018

County, education and youth-serving nonprofit representatives will lead the work of the team that steers Made in Durham’s work on the ground. MORE

Durham Bulls staff coach students on preparing for work

January 29, 2018

Seventeen students from Achievement Academy of Durham, Durham Public Schools' Performance Learning Center (PLC) and LIFE Skills Foundation heard from four senior Bulls staff who shared their personal career-path stories and offered job-seeking advice, then led students on a ball park tour. MORE

Made in Durham’s Youth Network take racial equity training

January 22, 2018

Members of Made in Durham's Youth Network and youth served by several partner organizations examined the nation's narrative through the lens of racial equity in January. MORE

State government offers internship opportunities for HBCU students

January 19, 2018

A new guide highlights internship opportunities N.C. government agencies offer for students attending historically black institutions of higher education. MORE

GSK seeks high school seniors for automation technician apprentice program

January 18, 2018

GSK is accepting applications from high school seniors through early March for a new automation technician apprenticeship program. MORE

Durham youth build career skills and experience through service

January 6, 2018

When Performance Learning Center (PLC) teacher Wendy Anderson began helping students in her career skills course learn how to prepare a resume, she quickly realized they were missing a key component. MORE

Made in Durham Youth Network elects representatives to board and work teams

December 6, 2017

Thirteen members of Made in Durham's Youth Network have been elected to serve on Made in Durham's board of directors, advisory team and task forces. MORE

Students explore recreation planning careers during Greenway Alliance site visit

November 20, 2017

Students from Made in Durham's academic recovery partner schools learned firsthand in November what it takes to develop and maintain a greenway during a career exploration visit to the East Coast Greenway Alliance headquarters and trail. MORE


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