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Press ReleasesAug 31, 2017

Partner4Work launches PA CareerLink satellite at Energy Innovation Center

PITTSBURGH (Aug. 31, 2017) — Partner4Work (formerly Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board) proudly announces the launch of a satellite office of PA CareerLink® Pittsburgh/Allegheny County at the Energy Innovation Center (EIC) in the Lower Hill District.

The site officially launched Aug. 29 with a number of community-based organizations, representatives of the Energy Innovation Center, PA CareerLink, and Partner4Work. The CareerLink office based at the EIC, 1435 Bedford Ave., is open from 8:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays.

“We are so grateful for the extraordinary partnership of the EIC, CareerLink, and Hill District-based community organizations united to deliver opportunity to people where they live,” said Stefani Pashman, Partner4Work CEO. “With a single visit, a job seeker can access a continuum of services and programs offered by more than 80 organizations to help them find the opportunity that helps them on the path to their career goals”

With a visit to the EIC, job seekers can:

  • Register for CareerLink services and be notified when positions are available that meet their skills and interests.
  • Search and apply for any of the thousands of job openings posted with the public workforce system.
  • Receive resume assistance and job interview practice.
  • Learn more about workshops, recruitment events, and job fairs.
  • Learn about the services available to individuals with a disability or those needing assistance in completing a GED.
  • Learn about opportunities for scholarships for training in high-demand occupations.
  • Connect with the variety of training programs available at EIC, including Introduction to the Trades, Surface Restoration and Treatment, and Environmental Services Training and Customer Service programs conducted in collaboration with UPMC.

Similar neighborhood-based projects with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has met with equal success. PA CareerLink has established a presence in the library locations Downtown, on the North Side, and in Braddock and McKeesport. Another library-based location is expected to open in Hazelwood with.

“A job is key a successful future,” Pashman said. “We’re proud to open the doors to opportunity for people in the Hill, right in their backyard.”

PA CareerLink® Pittsburgh/Allegheny County, a proud member of the American Job Center network, has locations Downtown, 304 Wood Street, and in Forest Hills, 2040 Ardmore Boulevard.  To learn more about PA CareerLink, visit http://www.careerlinkpittsburgh.com/. To learn more about the Energy Innovation Center, visit http://www.eicpittsburgh.org/.

CONTACT: Jennifer Pajewski, (412) 552-7090

About Partner4Work

Nationally recognized for innovation, Partner4Work delivers workforce solutions for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to ensure the current and future needs of businesses and job seekers are met. As stewards of more than $20 million in public and private workforce funds, Partner4Work oversees and funds workforce programs for adults, dislocated workers and youth; educates the community through robust labor market analytics; and implements innovative solutions to the region's systemic workforce challenges. Partner4Work bridges the gap between people looking for work and companies in need of talent. More information is available at www.partner4work.org.