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April is National Internship Awareness Month

Internship is a type of work-based learning that provides individuals meaningful opportunities to develop skills and learn about various careers and industries. Consider providing internship opportunities at your organization and play an active role in developing the workforce of the future. 

Opportunity to Recruit High School Seniors or Share Resources at Youth Workforce Summit

Are you an EMPLOYER looking to recruit students or community provider with RESOURCES to support students in the workforce? The 2018 Student Workforce & Innovation Summit may be perfect for you. Please complete this two minute SURVEY by clicking HERE to get involved.

Upcoming Workforce Events/Meetings You May Find Interesting

  • TMCC Veterans Job and Resource Fair
    • April 20th from 10:00AM to 1:00PM
    • V. James Eardley Student Center, Red Mountain Building; Reno, NV 89512
    • For more information please contact: Kelley Wong; 775-674-7649 or email:
  • Mentor Recruitment Event - Come learn about youth mentorship and how you can make a difference in our community
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00PM @UNLV's Main Campus on the East Mall near the Student Union
  • The Business of Education "Training a Workforce"
    • May 10, 2018 - 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
    • Come learn about what Nevada and Washoe County School District is doing to prepare 65,000 students to meet local employers' workforce needs 
  • 2018 Youth Workforce Summit
    • May 11, 2018 

The events shared in our newsletter are not intended to indicate OWINN endorsement; although at times they can mean OWINN participation. 

Four Workforce Articles OWINN Read You May Find Interesting:

Workforce Resources

  • ACT Workforce Pilot Study for Soft Skills
    • ACT is piloting an assessment of workplace social and emotional learning skills, otherwise known as soft skills. This assessment is meant to help entry-level employees develop the soft skills they need in order to be successful on the job. They are looking for organizations to participate in a pilot study with employees and their supervisors.
    • Want to learn more? Click HERE!


  • NEVADA LAUNCHES NEW EMPLOYMENT SERVICES WEBSITE! Click HERE to visit Employ NV's webpage to look for jobs and career resources OR to post an opening as an employer
  • If an educator, student or parent is looking for a FREE online learning resource from @ACT to help students improve their #ACT scores in preparation for college & careers check out the ACT Academy online resource developed using materials from @ACT, @NASA, @PBS, @khanacademy, and more.:

Statewide Workforce Updates, News, etc.

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