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Author Archives: Steve Stuebner Idaho Department of Labor

North-Central Idaho program prepares students for local manufacturing jobs

Nezperce High School senior Joe McGuigan is one of a handful of high school students who landed a summer job with a manufacturing company after participating in an industry-based apprenticeship program. He worked for Hillco Technologies last summer, starting at ...

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Idaho apprenticeships help meet the demand for health care workers

Linda Akike came to Boise from the Republic of Congo. She always dreamed of being a nurse, so when she heard she could enroll in a program that may lead to a full-time job at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center ...

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CodeWorks program prepares students for real-world jobs

Just about everyone knows computer code runs the backend of computer systems, web sites, mobile apps and more. When Ramsey Bland decided to apply for a 13-week immersion class at Boise CodeWorks, the only computer code he knew was the bar ...

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Rural Idaho seeks apprentices for maintaining sewer, water systems

Safe, plentiful and affordable drinking water, environmentally sound wastewater treatment, and the people who maintain the systems – are some of Idaho’s most precious resources and something many people take for granted. “We are encouraging our 120 members to plan for the ...

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