The following article was originally published by the Corridor Business Journal on Monday, April 1, 2019. Close to 160 students from 10 junior highs and middle schools in Eastern Iowa will attend the first-annual Build My Future-ACE Career Day & Industry Showcase on Tuesday at Kirkwood...

The ICR Future Coalition has launched a new campaign to create 650 new high school job shadow and internship opportunities in Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) by the end of 2020. Is your company committed to building our future workforce? Pledge your support to work-based learning today:...

Three organizations were selected by Iowa Workforce Development to receive funding to strengthen or grow Registered Apprenticeship Programs and Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Programs in Iowa – Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates (iJAG), UnityPoint Health – Des Moines and The University of Iowa Labor Center. “As we continue...

Today, ICR IOWA announced the launch of ICRfuture.org, a new career-connected learning hub for Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR). The hub offers career pathway information and salaries, high demand career needs in the region, opportunities for internships and job shadows, and a calendar of career exploration and...

Almost a year has passed since the new ICR Future career-connected learning coalition launched, bringing together over 70 individuals representing 15+ organizations, employers, and school districts. Their goal is to increase the number of students who select high-demand career pathways and graduate with work-ready skills....