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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