Through extensive research of local labor market intellegence, the Economic and Workforce Development Center is driven by the MCC division of Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services. Together, we identify career areas in need of quality workers and creates the academic, career and educational programming to teach our students to succeed in those fields.
Washington Monthly magazine recognizes the economic and workforce development division for being “at the cutting edge of making college more responsive to changes in the labor market”.
The Economic and Workforce Development Center sources and develops labor market information into a specialized framework that can be applied to better inform economic development strategy.
The Economic and Workforce Development Center conducts regular analyses of local labor market intelligence to inform economic development activities, studies workforce development dynamics, and produces innovative education and training related prospectuses.
This free, cloud-based career exploration tool is designed to help you make career choices by providing up-to-date local employment data culled from nearly 90 federal, state and private sources.
Join this network of regional employers and stay informed about available grant funding to support workforce training, partnerships and training consortia, learning and development opportunities, and more.
Leveraging local labor market information. Creating 21st-century workers.
Creating skilled workers who are aligned with the workforce needs of the Finger Lakes region is our focus. We leverage local labor market information to address skills gaps in the regional economy by offering innovative education and training. Our diverse organizational capabilities include labor market measurement and analysis, industry engagement, flexible credit and noncredit programming, and strategic grants development. This is how we achieve economic impact.
Explore all the ways the Economic and Workforce Development Center develops skilled workers and serves industry.