News & Events!!

 

EVENTS - For All

Ongoing / TBA:

Oct 22-26  STEM Week (State-wide)

Oct 22  How to be a STEAM Player: Lessons from Space (Greenfield)

Oct 24  My STEM Story: Ordinary women with extraordinary stories (Springfield)

Oct 24   Job Fair (North Amherst)

Oct 30   UMass MassBioEd College & Career Exploration Event (Amherst)

Nov 5-9   Health Occupations Awareness Week (Online/National)

·     Nov 5Keynote Addresses – Dr. Christine Grant & Mr. LeDerick Horne

·     Nov 6Election Day Events – Advocacy Panel & #HPWChat Twitter Chat

·     Nov 7:  College Student Virtual Fair

·     Nov 8:  High School Student Virtual

·     Nov 9Money Matters – Financial Aid Panel & Other Activities


Nov 12-18   National Apprenticeship Week (Online/National)

Nov 14   Green Night  (Franklin & Hampshire County venues)

 

EVENTS - For Educators & Other Professionals

 

NEWS & RESEARCH

08/29/18

Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassHire Brank for Commonwealth's Workforce System (Mass.gov)

08/15/18

UMass announces STEM fellowships for underrepresented groups

07/24/18 

Seven Facts About The Growing STEM Workforce (BusinessWest)

09/01/18 

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $480,000 for Clean Energy Programs (in high schools)

08/05/18 

(Franklin/Hampshire county high school) Interns gain experience in life sciences, and a paycheck (Vox)

07/27/18 

Comupter Science Education in MA Can Fulfill Math Requirements (Brookings)

06/14/18 

(Turners Falls) Students benefit their schoool, community with passion projects (Greenfield Recorder)

05/14/18 

Mock Job Interviews for Teens (at Greenfield Public Library) (Greenfield Recorder)

05/00/18

Promoting Success: What it takes to move beyond an entry-level job (Commonwealth Corporation)

04/15/18 

The value of experience: Business leaders, Smith Academy students explore internship possibilities (Daily Hampshire Gazette)

02/14/18 

Baker-Polito Administration and State Treasurer Deb Goldberg Announce Recipients of Financial Literacy Education Innovation Fund (Mass.gov)

01/10/18 

GCC to open doors through new (STEM) Starter Academy (Greenfield Recorder)

12/17/17 

How a cup of coffee becomes a 'human rights movement' (CNN)

10/05/17 

What We Know about Career & Technical Education in High School (Gazettenet)

07/16/17 

Number of Teens Working Summer Jobs Declines (Northeast Public Radio)

07/03/17 

Chicago won't allow high school students to graduate without a plan for the future (Washington Post)

02/16/17 

Youth Labor Force Trend and Issues in Massachusetts (UMass Donahue Institute)

12/00/16 

Experiences and Perspectives of Young Workers (Federal Reserve)

11/00/16 

The Young Adult Labor Force in Massachusetts (Umass Donahue Institute)

06/10/16

Umass gets $15m for cybersecurity program (Boston Globe)

07/21/14 

The Youth Unemployment Crisis Hits African-Americans Hardest (NPR)

05/02/14 

Are Teen Jobs Becoming a Luxury Good? (Boston Globe)

04/00/13 

Building Blocks of Labor Market Success: Evidence from O*Net Job Analysis Surveys (Commonwealth Corporation)

04/04/12 

The Secret To Germany's Low Youth Unemployment (Northeast Public Radio)