Employing Youth in Manufacturing

Work-based learning experiences- such as apprenticeships, internships, and job shadowing- are excellent tools that Nebraska employers can use to develop the youth talent pipeline into the Manufacturing industry. The article and handout found below, published by the Nebraska Department of Labor, provides guidelines for employing young Nebraskans in Manufacturing using work-based learning models. NDOL Youth Article Employing Youth 16 and Older Handout

NeMAC Members get involved in Regional Partnerships

In addition to serving on NeMAC as advisors to the state agencies, many of our council members also participate in regional industry-partnerships such as the Central Manufacturing Industry Partnership. Brian Deakin, HR Manager at Becton Dickinson, is a business champion for the Central Manufacturing Industry Partnership. The partnership is a collaboration between local manufacturers, education, […]

Gov. Ricketts Opens 2018 Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative Grant Application Process

February 22, 2018 Media Contacts:   Luke Robson, Governor’s Office, 402-471-1967 Kate Ellingson, Economic Development, 402-471-3749 LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will accept applications until April 9, 2018 for the next round of grant funding from the Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI). “Connecting students […]