Sustainable Workforce Development Network

Building Sustainable Pathways

The Institute's Job Shadow Day History

Be inspired by young people and their mentors at Job Shadow Days from Martha’s Vineyard to Holyoke, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

Green Job Shadow Day 2023

Be inspired by Sustainable Agriculture leaders and Future Farmers of America high school students.

New England's Blue Economy

Listen to business, education and community leaders discuss the importance of building a sustainable workforce.

Innovation is the key to building a more sustainable world. Young people are eager to learn how to innovate solutions for the myriad of climate change problems we are facing. We need to find ways to match their desire to innovate with the opportunities, connect them with green entrepreneurs and inventors who are working on creating tomorrow’s solutions. The stories in this chapter show how this combination is a win-win!
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Stories in this chapter

Sustainable Career Pathways is a portal for students to explore meaningful good-paying careers, while helping to rebuild our planet.
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Case Study: Martha's Vineyard

The Institute’s Job Shadow Day matched over 100 business professionals with Martha’s Vineyard youth. This one-day experience has been eye opening and life-changing. Learn More

Case Studies: Massachusetts