Manufacturing Sector Innovations

Coconino Connection for Advanced Manufacturing Sector Excellence

The Career Center is working to support the success of the Advanced Manufacturing Sector in Coconino County, with a special emphasis on innovation in Bioscience. Check out this Northern Arizona Bioscience Roadmap Update video to learn more about how the Career Center is collaborating with local premier employers and community partners to strengthen workforce, support entrepreneurialism, and promote education in this sector. This work is sponsored by a special grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Coconino Connection for Advanced Manufacturing Sector Excellence Best Practices
Coconino Connection for Advanced Manufacturing Sector Excellence Report

Advanced Manufacturing/BioMed careers in Flagstaff

The Coconino Career Center is committed to cultivating skilled labor through active involvement with the ultimate goal of connecting employers with a well-trained candidate pool.

Knowledge of the local economy, the skill needs of businesses and the capabilities of the labor force is vital to making informed investments. To target these investments more effectively, Coconino Career Center has identified Advanced Manufacturing / BioMed as a key sector of our area. Continued communication between government, educators and business leaders within this sector has helped inform the development of new efforts responsive to employers’ existing and emerging talent needs.

View the videos below as we showcase Advanced Manufacturing / BioMed careers in Flagstaff.
Why Green Is Your Color: A Woman's Guide to a Sustainable Career

Ensuring women are prepared to succeed in a 21st century changing economy is critical to the financial stability of women, their families, and our country. Why Green Is Your Color: A Woman's Guide to a Sustainable Career is a comprehensive manual designed to assist women with job training and career development as they enter into innovative and nontraditional jobs. The guide also provides vulnerable women a pathway to higher paying jobs, and serves as a tool to help fight job segregation.

It offers women resources and information they need to enter and succeed in jobs in the emerging green economy. The guide was created to help women at all stages of their careers — whether they are newly entering the workforce, transitioning to new careers, or returning to the workforce — identify and take advantage of opportunities in the clean energy economy. It will help training providers, educators, counselors, and other workforce development professionals promote the recruitment and retention of women in green career paths.

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