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Media Arts Try-a-Trade event introduces Seattle youth to careers in creative industries

Last month, 120 Seattle students had the opportunity to try their hands at different creative trades at the second annual Media Arts Try-a-Trade event at Seattle Central College. Students in Seattle Central College’s Visual Media, Graphic Design, and Apparel Design programs led local high schoolers through different activities, all aimed… [ Keep reading ]

Workforce Spotlight: Seattle Colleges connects working adults with career training

“A report published last year by the Washington State Auditor suggested that schools and parents are steering most kids toward bachelor’s degrees, without exploring other opportunities that cost less, result in more pay, and, at least in some cases, may be a better fit.” The Seattle Colleges—our biggest partner in… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle, Seattle Colleges and Kaiser Permanente celebrate first year of medical assistant training scholarships

A new public-private partnership is helping address our region’s growing need for medical assistants, while at the same time connecting low-income community members, people of color, and first-generation college students with living-wage careers. On September 7, representatives from the City of Seattle, Seattle Colleges and Kaiser Permanente gathered with students… [ Keep reading ]

A “Win-Win-Win:” Research shows impact of private-public partnerships in job training

Seattle is enjoying impressively low unemployment rates—the lowest point in 2018 so far was 2.8 percent in April. With so few workers to go around, how is an employer to fill open positions? The answer to that question, for many employers, is investing in workforce development—that is, making sure that… [ Keep reading ]