Metro North Regional Employment Board
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STEM Events and Announcements




Future City Competition

Future City is an annual, team-based transformative education program designed for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in which students imagine and design cities of the future and explain the underlying technologies and design principles that would make their city possible. For more information, please visit:

Skilled Careers in Life Sciences

The SCILS Initiative is a 4 year $5 million project led by the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development (OWD) on behalf of the Metro Boston region. Funded in April 2012 by an H1B Technical Skills Training grant from the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor, the SCILS Initiative will improve career opportunities for residents of the Greater Boston area and provide a more highly trained life science workforce for our healthcare and biotechnology sectors. The Initiative will target occupations such as Biological Technicians and Medical Lab Technicians and support occupational training, contextualized learning, customized training, program development and the recruitment, case management and placement of eligible participants. To learn more about the SCILS Initiative, and to get the latest news on recruitment sessions, training programs, new RFPS, and other SCILS Initiative developments, please visit:

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