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Women’s History Month: Amplifying the Voices of Young Women in STEM

  Women’s History Month: Amplifying the Voices of Young Women in STEM Nira Irby, Workforce Development Specialist, Partners for Education & Business, Inc. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we embark on a journey to amplify the voices of young women in STEM. Throughout history, women have encountered numerous hurdles in pursuing careers in science, …

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Manufacturing Career Advice for women from Journey Worker, Wendi Czirr

Career Advice for Women Interested in Exploring Jobs in Manufacturing

Wendi Czirr, Journey Worker Plant Maintenance, Offers Career Advice to Women Interested in Exploring Jobs in Manufacturing   “Seek out opportunities that you might think are closed to a woman.” So says Wendi Czirr, of WestRock in Solvay, NY, when asked, “What career advice would you offer high school girls?” As MACNY’s first female Journey …

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Exploring Alternative Career Pathways: Registered Apprenticeship Versus College Degree

Registered Apprenticeship Versus a College Degree   When discussing Registered Apprenticeship vs. The College Degree, we often hear: It’s a viable alternative to a four-year degree… You don’t need to go to college to have a successful career… The Journey Worker credential is its own gold star… It’s all true! Here’s What Else We Know …

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Vocational Training Apprenticeship After High School

5 Steps: Vocational Training Apprenticeship After High School

Step 1: The Connection Apprenticeships in Vocational Training and High-Wage Careers Vocational training apprenticeships prepare newly graduated high school students with practical skills and knowledge of professions that require highly specialized expertise. These professions often lead to a high-wage career, despite the vocational training programs being free of charge to the apprentice.  The programs offer …

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