• Building a skilled pipeline for jobs in construction

    Oct 6, 2016 Youth Comments

    Jobs in construction have long represented a pathway into family-supporting careers that are accessible to those without a four-year college degree. Yet, as many skilled laborers are beginning to retire, construction jobs remain difficult for younger job seekers to secure. We're proud to partner with community-based organizations to build the pipeline to fill these family-supporting jobs.


  • Customer-centered design recognized at the White House

    Oct 1, 2016 Comments

    Based on its successful customer-centered design model, with a focus on employers, 3RWIB and partner organizations Goodwill, GPLC, OVR, and United Labor Agency, recently participated in a learning exchange and celebration at the White House.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.