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....