Annual Youth Job Fair
GLWIB Member Maureen Fitzpatrick, Lowell General Hospital (above right) speaks with a young job seeker at the 2013 Youth Job Fair
The Greater Lowell WIB in partnership with Middlesex Community College and Lowell High School held the 2013 Youth Job Fair on May 2nd at Lowell High School. More than 900 youth, ages ranging from 14-24, were in attendance. Youth were able to speak with, fill out applications, pass resumes, and even interview for positions, with over 50 local employers. The GLWIB would like to thank all of our employer partners for participating. For more information please contact Beatriz Sierra at
4th Annual Connecting Activities Employer Appreciation Breakfast
The Greater Lowell Workforce Investment Board paid tribute to employers at the 4th Annual Connecting Activities Employer Appreciation Breakfast held on April 9, 2013, at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center. Kevin Coughlin, Chairman of the Greater Lowell WIB expressed gratitude to the 35 employers in attendance for their important role in the community: hiring young people. Read more.....
Young Adult Summer Youth Program
Applications for the Young Adult Summer Employment Program will be available starting April 16, 2013 at the Career Center of Lowell. The Young Adult Summer Employment Program provides summer employment opportunities to eligible young adults between the ages of 14-21 who reside in Lowell. Young adults are provided summer employment opportunities and work readiness skills in a variety of entry level jobs with government agencies, non-profit organizations, and area schools, etc. The main goals of this program are to provide work readiness training, basic workplace skills, life skills and vocational exploration. The program will operate from July 8, 2013 through August 16, 2013. For more information, click here.