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Kirkwood, Manufacturing Sector Tout Teen Career Awareness

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 13, 2017)—Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) has partnered with area high schools to facilitate tours of manufacturers, Oct. 16 – 20, during the 5th annual Advancing the Future event. The public event, coordinated by area manufacturers, is designed to showcase manufacturing advancement and educate participants about the industry’s high-demand occupations. WLC […]

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Kirkwood Secondary Program Promotes Corridor Job Retention

Food science and biotechnology industries focus of recent event CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 19, 2017)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) recently gave 110 high school students the opportunity to tour and learn about food science and biotechnology occupations available in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. WLC promotes retention in Iowa by exposing area middle and high school students […]

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Kirkwood Secondary Program Aims to Combat Brain Drain

High school students get rare glance at food science and biotechnology industry Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 19, 2016)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) introduced more than 80 high school students from around Iowa’s Creative Corridor to the world of food science and biotechnology. WLC, a program for middle and high school students, educates them about career […]

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