This class is free and will be 9-weeks. The student must attend all sessions. The class will launch the first week of September 2018.
INCREASING PITTSBURGH’S EMPLOYMENT INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY
Through the Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable, the Black Political Empowerment Project is working with local government, corporate, and business leaders to help the Pittsburgh region achieve the highest levels of diversity in employment and contractual opportunities.
One of the best ways reach this goal is through identifying local employment opportunities (at all levels) and sharing this information with the community ;and to highlight those businesses, corporations, and government institutions who are working to make the difference.
Here is a listing of various organizations who have current job openings/ Internship opportunities on their websites.
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The Allegheny Conference on Community Development brings together public and private sector leaders from the 10-county southwestern Pennsylvania region to improve the area's economic future and quality of life.
Vibrant Pittsburgh was established as an economic development organization whose mission is to embrace inclusion, to ensure the Pittsburgh region’s growth by attracting, retaining and elevating a diversity of talent, and to promote the region nationally and internationally as a diverse, welcoming region of opportunities.
To Learn more about careers in the region, click below.
Imagine Pittsburgh is a unique virtual concierge service designed to attract and retain diverse local, national, and international mid-career talent. It will showcase the Pittsburgh region as an exceptional place to advance a career and build a life, simultaneously serving both employers and job seekers. Want to learn more? Click below.
The Builders Guild of Western Pennsylvania is a unique, non-profit labor/management initiative, representing 16 building trade unions and six affiliated contractor associations. The Builders Guild provides the forum for positive labor, management, and community relationships, and fosters a cooperative and productive climate for regional commercial construction development. Click below for more information.
THE HISTORY CENTER, FORT PITT MUSEUM, AND MEADOWCROFT ROCKSHELTER AND HISTORIC VILLAGE
The Heinz History Center offers a variety of full-time and part-time employment opportunities, as well as seasonal internships. The History Center also has numerous volunteer opportunities:
For a full listing of job and internship opportunities at the History Center, click below!
THE VISION OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: to be the central conduit for African American Business access in all of Western Pennsylvania and to collaborate with other entities, agencies and organizations in support of our mission. Aimed at creating a level playing field to achieve economic parity, the African American Chamber of Commerce will promote the economic agenda of African American business people through advocacy for business access, educational programs, mentoring and member services aimed at empowerment and self-sufficiency. In addition, we will establish key linkages and partnerships with both the African American and business communities throughout the region.
The Mission of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power, and civil rights. The goal of economic self-reliance is one of the pillars of the Urban League movement. To achieve self-reliance, we must ensure that everyone has equal access to successful employment. The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh provides that access through a wide range of services designed for a diverse workforce with varying needs. Our staff help jobseekers find opportunities for financial self-sufficiency and security. Click here for more information about their job programs.