Category: Regional News

SpaceX launch marks Florida region’s rebirth as a more diverse aerospace economy

Launch pad 39A … has been refurbished by commercial launch company Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX…The pad’s rebirth illustrates the economic rebound of Florida’s Space Coast as it transitions to a more diverse aerospace economy with a significant commercial sector, from one powered by government investment dating back to the Kennedy administration. Of the […]

OneWeb Satellites bringing 250 jobs to Space Coast

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Director Cissy Proctor and Governor Rick Scott helped break ground on OneWeb’s new satellite manufacturing facility in Brevard County’s Exploration Park. OneWeb is bringing 250 new high-wage manufacturing jobs to the area.  OneWeb, which was founded by technology entrepreneur and former Google executive Greg Wyler, will design, build and launch […]

Boeing’s Space Taxis to Use More Than 600 3D-Printed Parts

Aerospace already accounts for about 17 percent of 3D printing revenue, ranking second after industrial and business machines but ahead of automotive, consumer, electronics and medical products. Aerospace is a “near perfect fit” for 3D printing because it involves complex expensive parts made in relatively low volumes,  Boeing’s Starliner is due to blast off for the […]

Northrop Grumman lands $22M contract; work taking place on Space Coast

Major defense firm Northrop Grumman was awarded a $22 million contract on Jan. 26, and part of the work is taking place in Central Florida. The Falls Church, Va.-based firm (NYSE: NOC) will provide support for technical engineering services, design and development engineering, component and full-scale test and evaluation engineering, and tactical underwater launcher hardware […]

More than 1,000 high-wage C. Fla. jobs up for grabs

If you know computers or you’re good with analyzing patterns and numbers, there’s plenty of opportunity for you in Central Florida. More than 21 firms ranging from defense technology to the restaurant industry have jobs available in the field of software development, information technology, manufacturing engineering, video game development, business analysis, graphic design and more. […]

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES AMERICA’S PROMISE GRANTS

CareerSource Brevard is a winner. BREVARD COUNTY, FL— CareerSource Brevard (CSB), the area authority on workforce development, has been awarded a portion of the America’s Promise grant, a four year U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) grant that was divided between 23 regional workforce partnerships to support tuition-free education and training for high-demand industries. The U.S. […]

2015-2016 Annual Report Posted

The 2015-2016 CareerSource Brevard Annual Report has been published. This year’s annual report, A Workforce in Motion, highlights the results of a successful year.  Click ‘expand’ below to explore the report, and be sure to check out the videos and links embedded within. CareerSource Brevard – A Workforce In Motion! View the annual report here.

NextGen Recognition Event-Fall 2016

Winning At Work Recognition Celebration Event! You and your guests are invited to an awards and recognition event celebrating your success in CareerSource Brevard’s NextGen program.  This event should last about an hour and will include awards, guest speaker Mr. Thomas Owens of Hands On Learning and light refreshments. Who: NextGen Career Seekers and their […]

Workforce Development Week Focus: Industry Sector Strategies in Brevard

CareerSource Brevard (CSB), the area authority on workforce development, is pleased to announce its participation in Workforce Development Week – an effort by the Workforce Development Council of the US Conference of Mayors to promote the efforts of Workforce Development Boards across the country. CareerSource Brevard Engages Sector Strategies for Manufacturing and Healthcare. CareerSource Brevard […]