Program Details

PROGRAM: BLACKSTONE VALLEY EDUCATION FOUNDATION
CONTACT: JULIE SALMON  Telephone: 508-234-9090  Email: jsalmon@blackstonevalley.org
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ABOUT US:

Website: http://www.blackstonevalley.org/education

The Blackstone Valley Education Foundation connects 11 school districts with business and industry through internships, employability workshops job shadows, field trips, school visits, and employer panels.

INITIATIVES:

MANUFACTURING ACADEMY

The Blackstone Valley Education Foundation hosts an after-school Manufacturing Academy for interested juniors and seniors seeking insight about preparation for and careers in manufacturing.

*SERVICE AREAS:

Greater Worcester - Yes
Blackstone Valley - Yes
Southern Worcester County - Yes

INDUSTRY SECTORS:

Construction/Facility Maintenance - Yes
Education - Yes
Government - Yes
Health Care - Yes
Human Services - Yes
Hospitality/Food Service - Yes
Information Technology (IT) - Yes
Manufacturing/Production - Yes
Office Administration (Non-Medical) - Yes
Retail - Yes

PARTICIPANT AGES:

14-16 - Yes
17-18 - Yes
19-21 - Yes
22-24 - No

*Greater Worcester (Worcester, Auburn, Boylston, Hardwick, Holden, Leicester, Millbury, New Braintree, Northboro, Oakham, Paxton, Rutland, Shrewsbury, Spencer, Westboro and West Boylston)
 Blackstone Valley (Hopedale, Blackstone, Douglas, Grafton, Mendon, Millville, Milford, Northbridge, Sutton, Upton and Uxbridge)
 Southern Worcester County (Southbridge, Brookfield, Charlton, Dudley, East Brookfield, North Brookfield, Oxford, Sturbridge, Warren, Webster and West Brookfield)

In Partnership With

Blackstone Valley Education Foundation • Bottom Line • Boys and Girls Club of Webster - Dudley • Center of Hope Foundation • City of Worcester Youth Opportunities Office • Colleges of Worcester Consortium • Grafton Job Corps • The Fieldstone School LLC • Training Resources of America Inc • United Way of Central Massachusetts • Worcester Community Action Council Inc • Worcester Interfaith • Worcester Public Schools • Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce • Worcester Youth Center • Workforce Central Career Center • Y.O.U. Inc

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