Employer Engagement

Resources on topics such as business and industry, workforce investment boards, industry validation, talent pipeline and the skills gap

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  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This report explores state strategies to systematically engage business and industry leaders in support of CTE through Perkins V.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2021

The Virtual Internship Toolkit is a resource to help grow the number of high-quality virtual internship experiences for high school students by providing best practice-informed guidance that can support employers and school staff to develop programs more easily.

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  • Snapshots
June 2020

This NSFY Greater Washington Region snapshot profiles the K-16 IT Pathways Initiative. This initiative is a collaboration between five cities and counties in the Washington, D.C. region, community colleges and universities in the region, and IT employers to create an IT talent pipeline.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2020

This resource from the NGA defines what a high-quality work-based program looks like, explains the elements of long-term systems change needed for a high-quality program, and identifies strategies that can support each element of change.

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  • Snapshots
December 2019

This snapshot describes Ohio's impact across the entire New Skills for Youth initiative.

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  • Snapshots
December 2019

This snapshot describes Wisconsin's impact across the entire New Skills for Youth initiative.

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  • Snapshots
October 2019

This snapshot profiles how AWARE2 is helping learners develop real-world and technical skills in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand.

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  • Snapshots
October 2019

This snapshot profiles how Win the Future aims to inform national policy in China and enhance the technical, professional and life skills of vocational students in Sichuan, Guangdong, Guizhou and Hebei Provinces, China.