Shea Matthews

Marketing Coordinator
Center for Green Industries and Sustainable Business Growth
108K Rockwell Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Email: duqgreen@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-5725

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    Workforce Development

    Various opportunities for workforce development exist within the region

     

    Urban Innovation 21

    1901 Centre Avenue
    Suite 300
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    412.281.0102

    Website

    Internship Opportunities

    City of Pittsburgh Office of Sustainability and Energy Efficiency

    637 City-County BuildingMap
    414 Grant Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Office Fax: 412-255-2355

    Website

    • The office of Sustainability and Energy Efficiency offers ways for businesses to become more energy efficient at home at while doing business. The website links you to contacts who may be able to provide information about upcoming seminars or possible internship opportunities. 

    Energy Innovation Center Pittsburgh

    4514 Plummer Street
    Pittsburgh, Pa 15201
    Phone:412-802-0988

    Website

    • The Energy Innovation Center Pittsburgh is focused around promoting energy-sector research and contributing to socially responsible workforce development.

     

    Community College of Allegheny County
    Workforce Training
    Byers Hall Room 205
    808 Ridge Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212

    Business and Industry Professional Development

    Marcellus Shale Oil & Gas Safety

    Leadership & Workforce Development Training

    • The mission of the Community College of Allegheny County Workforce Training & Development Team is to build public/private partnerships that promote economic development and improve the quality of life in the region through education and training.

     

    Goodwill Southwestern Pennsylvania

    Website for Job Training and Workforce Development

    • Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is a human service agency and network of not-for-profit businesses whose mission is to help people with special needs overcome barriers to employment and enjoy the dignity and benefits of work and improved quality of life.

     

    City of Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Career Link
    425 Sixth Avenue
    Regional Enterprise Tower (Old Alcoa Building)
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412) 552-7100

    Website

    • CWDS links businesses and individuals to Pennsylvania's workforce development and independent living services offered through these agencies:
    • Department of Labor & Industry
    • PA CareerLink®
    • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
    • Center for Workforce Information & Analysis (CWIA)
    • Department of Public Welfare
    • Bureau of Employment & Training Programs

    Educational Opportunities Center

    Buck Union Building
    Room Eight
    McKeesport, PA 15213
    (412) 675-9077/8

    • Helps adults ages 19 or older to begin or continue a program of post-secondary education

     

    Duquesne University Small Business Development Center
    600 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    (412) 396-6233

    Website

    • Offers free assistance on how to start your own business


    Mon Valley Initiative
    Workforce Development
    Contact: Jeff Brooks
    Mon Valley Initiative
    303-305 East 8th Avenue
    Homestead, PA 15120
    (412) 464-4000

    Website

    • MVI serves all of the Mon Valley including Hazelwood and is involved in several workforce initiatives including a program that ties workers to the regional Homestead Waterfront businesses.

     

    Manufacturing 2000
    Institute for Economic Transformation, Duquesne University
    Contact: Megan Grabski
    600 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15282
    (412) 396-1675

    Website

    • Offers nationally-recognized training in manufacturing and welding