Taylor Wantz

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

    The Center for Green Industries aggregates jobs in various green industries available in the Greater Pittsburgh area on our LinkedIn page.

    Additional sustainable job listings in the Greater Pittsburgh area are available on Indeed.com

    Urban Innovation 21

    1901 Centre Avenue
    Suite 300
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219


    Summer 2016 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


    • 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


      • 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

      CCAC Workforce Development

      • 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

        Job Training and Workforce Development Programs

        • 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


        • 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


        • 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


        • 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

        • Offers nationally-recognized training in manufacturing and welding