Over the course of his 30-year career with The Dow Chemical Company, Rich Wells has held leadership roles in a wide range of areas including advanced manufacturing and engineering (M&E); business leadership; environment, health and safety (EH&S); energy and climate change; and public policy. He discusses Dow's Fast Start workforce development partnership with Delta College.
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The landscape surrounding Las Cruces, New Mexico’s Interstate-10 is bare and tough.
Maybe you look back fondly on your Scouting days, when you sold cookies instead of stocks and trudged through the woods instead of piles of paperwork. Maybe you still have a soft spot for that little sash covered in all the badges you earned over the years.
The U.S. relies heavily upon technology and innovation for its economic strength, yet it is consistently being reported that American students lag behind their international peers when it comes to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
As the United States emerges from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, top innovators in business, government, and the civic sector are developing inventive ways to tackle this country’s most pressing issues.
As summer quickly approaches, thousands of eager teenagers will flood the job market in search of an internship experience to give them a taste of the working world.
America is in a global race for the future, and it’s falling behind. It’s a race to educate, train, attract, and invest in employees who are able to compete and grow in the 21st century.
U.S. News STEM Solutions 2013 will bring together business, education and government leaders who have long recognized the need to connect the dots between STEM education and careers. Adding to last year’s successful conference format, the second edition will give more dedicated time for these leaders to interact and collaborate.
The San Diego North Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Institute for a Competitive Workforce to host a community forum to discuss real and relevant education and workforce topics and explore how the San Diego community of educators, academics, business leaders, and parents can work together to create and compete for the high-quality jobs and careers of today, and of tomorrow.
For thousands of high school students, a summer or afterschool job in a restaurant is their first introduction to the workforce. But while many young people transition to other career paths, some wish to continue in the industry.