Kirk Lew, Policy Analyst, New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission
The New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission and the New Jersey Department of Education
Career Exploration in New Jersey's Key Industry Sectors
Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-2016
The New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission and the New Jersey Department of Education are proud to announce a Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO) for its Youth Symposium for Fiscal Year 2014-2016.
The Youth Symposium Career Exploration in New Jersey's Key Industry Sector Grant Opportunity is being offered to local Workforce Investment Boards (WIB) to create and implement an event and related career awareness follow‐up activities focused on the State's key industries. The Symposium will provide opportunities for at‐risk students to experience firsthand career exploration and career readiness and employability skills and knowledge within New Jersey's priority sectors.
This competitive opportunity is open to all WIBs, as the lead applicant, in partnership with local secondary schools, Talent Networks and employers. It is recommended, but not required, that additional partners participate including secondary and postsecondary educational institutions; community or faith‐based organizations; and other entities as deemed appropriate to meet the intended local needs and goals.
Take Notice that, in compliance with N.J.S.A. 52:14-34.4 et seq., the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (hereinafter "the Department" or "LWD") regularly publishes on its website at http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor all notices of fund availability pertaining to federal or state grant funds, which may be awarded by the Department. The notices of fund availability may be found on the Department's website under the heading "Public Notices" and the subheading "Notice of Availability of Grant Program Funds."