Using our Strengths: Connecting with San Diego’s STEM community to drive regional outcomes

In 2014, the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) identified five Priority Sectors to which San Diego County should direct its workforce development efforts, selected because of their significant employment growth rates, strong wages and number of job openings. SDWP’s research team published extensive reports on these sectors in 2014, and updated their research in the fall of 2017.

Military-connected young adult lands paid internship with local nonprofit | San Diego Workforce Partnership

This fall, Arielle Cook became one of the first CONNECT2Careers (C2C) participants to begin a Bank of America Military-Connected Youth Internship. Bank of America partnered with C2C to create this exciting internship program, providing subsidized wages for 25 military-connected young adults (including young veterans and children of military families) to complete 40-hour internships....

Elected officials host two successful job fairs for young adults | San Diego Workforce Partnership

In September 2017, CONNECT2Careers (C2C) partnered with two elected officials to host job fairs in the respective areas they serve. These job fairs each had multiple employers and many job seekers in attendance, showing the positive impact that these partnerships have in the community. On September 14, Councilmember Chris Cate, the City of San Diego's Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention and C2C worked together to host a job fair at Mira Mesa High School, which presented an opportunit