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Workforce Development

Improving Access to Higher Education

 Source: Maine Department of Labor



On the Job Training / Apprenticeship
  • Governor’s Training Initiative:Provides eligible businesses with partial reimbursement of training costs for the hiring of new employees, and/or retaining or upgrading their existing work force.
  • Registered Apprenticeship: Allows workers to learn new skills through on-the-job training and related classroom instruction.
  • Pre- apprenticeship: Includes two years of customized high school academics coupled with on-the-job training during the junior and senior years.
  • North Star Alliance Initiative: An industry focused economic development initiative devised to drive business and create jobs in coastal Maine. The initiative includes business, R&D, education, and workforce development centered on Maine’s boatbuilding, marine, and composite industries.

 Source: Maine Department of Labor


Contact Information

Knowledge Transfer Alliance
215 Stevens Hall
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-1850 | Fax: (207) 581-1851
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469