Hurricane Irma Recovery Resources

At CareerSource Brevard we are dedicated to helping you recover as quickly as possible from Hurricane Irma.  Below you will find resources for businesses and individuals. Quick Information Latest Hurricane updates from the National Hurricane Center Local updates from Brevard County Emergency Management Emergency evacuation routes Follow Channel 13 for latest weather updates Follow Brevard […]


Sep 13, 2017 Assistance is available for residents and businesses in declared counties. Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to Florida businesses and residents whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted as a result of Hurricane Irma. President Donald J. Trump officially granted a major disaster declaration request, upon request by Florida Governor Rick […]

SpaceX, U.S. Air Force to launch secretive robotic space plane from Cape Canaveral

By:  Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel SpaceX has scheduled a launch for one of the U.S. Air Force’s two X-37B robotic space planes. The Boeing-built plane is a 29-foot long, 9-foot, 6-inch tall vehicle that resembles a smaller version of NASA’s retired space shuttle. It will be mounted into the nose of one of SpaceX’s workhorse […]

SpaceX gets OK for landing zone on Space Coast

By: Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal Private commercial rocket company SpaceX got approval for additional space for its Dragon spacecraft and Falcon Heavy rocket at Cape Canaveral. While SpaceX does not have its main manufacturing facility in Central Florida, the company does launches at least twice a month and has a refurbishment center in Port […]

2nd Annual State of Manufacturing Event

Kick off Manufacturing Month 2017 with the Manufacturers Association of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC): Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Registration starts at 3:30PM) This event celebrates modern manufacturing with a focus on inspiring the next generation of manufacturers, and connecting to the community at large. The agenda includes the MASC […]

Kennedy Space Center Resurgence

By: Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel The transformation of the Space Center and the 144,000-acre property required a vision where government and commercial companies were both welcomed and supported. The resulting growth in the industry has created potential opportunities for contractors. NASA has an Exploration Mission 1 test flight planned for 2019 that will send an […]

The Space Coast’s Manufacturing Workforce Pipeline is Growing

CPT program resulting in an 80% job-placement-success rate Space Coast, FL (August 25, 2017) – In 2014, The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) launched a pilot program of work focused on building baseline manufacturing skills to confront the Space Coast’s manufacturing workforce skills gap, and ensure Brevard County businesses would remain competitive […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meets October 5, 2017

The third meeting of the Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium, Thursday, October 5th, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join Healthcare Industry Representatives, Educational Partners, CareerSource Brevard and other community stakeholders to craft and implement a measurable plan of action to strengthen and develop local talent pipelines for healthcare occupations in Brevard County. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.  The program […]

Astro Pak Corporation Invests in Titusville, FL for Expansion

The company’s presence in North Brevard promises new growth for the region Space Coast, FL (August 17, 2017) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is pleased to announce that Astro Pak Corporation has selected Titusville, Florida as the new location for the company’s expanding field operations. Based in California, Astro Pak […]

ERC Announces New Location in Melbourne, FL

Company to bring over 350 jobs to the area Space Coast, FL (August 15, 2017) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and Enhanced Resource Centers (ERC), a highly successful contact center headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, is excited to announce its new location set to open in October 2017 in Melbourne, Florida. […]