• Shaping the future with Learn and Earn

    Sep 8, 2016 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    Nearly 2,000 young people recently completed Learn and Earn 2016, the $4.5 million summer jobs effort from 3 Rivers Workforce Investment Board, the City of Pittsburgh, and Allegheny County. Click to see the story of Learn and Earn 2016.

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  • Breaking barriers for foreign-born workers

    Sep 8, 2016 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    Delivering a skilled and diverse workforce to employers while ensuring refugees and foreign-born workers are set up for success in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County inspired the most recent configuration of 3RWIB's Platform to Employment (P2E) initiative.

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  • 3RWIB announces funding opportunity for short-term trainings

    Sep 2, 2016 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers Comments

    3RWIB, through its key initiative Pittsburgh Works, proudly announces this funding opportunity for short-term occupational skills training for job seekers.

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  • Building strong futures through hands-on learning

    Jul 14, 2016 Educators & Training Providers, Youth Comments

    Not only is Allegheny County's construction industry expected to grow faster than average in the next decade, the industry offers significant opportunity for career-pathway, well-paying employment. To access these jobs, young people need occupational skills, work-readiness training, and connections with the industry.

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  • Exploring opportunities in STEM

    Jul 13, 2016 Businesses, Youth Comments

    Recognizing that many youth may not have STEM-related learning experiences in school, and coupled with the challenge many area tech firms have in finding talent, 3RWIB piloted several STEM-related projects to provide youth with career exploration activities in this key sector.

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  • Keeping youth on the path to success

    Jul 13, 2016 Educators & Training Providers, Youth Comments

    It's no secret: Nearly 2 of 10 high school students in the region will not finish high school. Nearly half of all high school students need exposure to careers that do not require a four-year degree but are equally viable.

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  • Fighting the stigma of long-term unemployment

    Jun 15, 2016 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    It's a Catch-22: You need a job to get a job.  So where does that leave the long-term unemployed, or those disconnected from the workforce for 27 weeks or longer?

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  • City, County, 3RWIB partner for Learn and Earn 2016

    Apr 18, 2016 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    3RWIB is proud to once again partner with the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to deliver Learn and Earn 2016, the summer youth employment program, to 2,000 young people.

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