Research & Centers

Center for Global Work and Employment

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Rutgers SMLR is in the process of launching a new Center for Global Work and Employment. The center will host its inaugural conference “The Global Transformation of Work: Market Integration, China’s Rise and Adaptation” on March 17-18 in New Brunswick. More Information is available here.

Please check back for forthcoming activities!

Evaluation of Bergen Community College's Round 4 TAACCCT grant

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New Jersey Health Professions

Pathways to Regional Excellence Project

(NJ-PREP)

Evaluation of Richland College's Round 4 TAACCCT Grant

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Veterans-Focused Engineering Technology Project

In 2014, the US Department of Labor awarded a $2.75 million Round 4 Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant to Richland College (Dallas, TX) to reform its programs in manufacturing and electronics technology. The grant includes the following activities designed to strengthen the college’s programs to better meet student and industry needs:-

Evaluation of Ivy Tech Community College's Round 4 TAACCCT Grant

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Information Technology Pathways in Indiana

Evaluation of Clark State Community College's Round 4 TAACCCT Grant

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Advancing Manufacturing to Compete in a Global Economy Project

In 2014, the US Department of Labor awarded a $2.5 million Round 4 Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant to Clark State Community College (Springfield, OH) to reform its programs advanced manufacturing. The grant includes the following activities designed to strengthen the college’s programs to better meet student and industry needs.

Profile: Heather B. James

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Research Associate

Heather B. James is a Research Associate at the Education and Employment Research Center. Heather has an MA from the CUNY Graduate Center. She is currently completing her Ph.D. at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She's received three fellowships while at Rutgers, including an award from the Eagleton Institute of Politics and a teaching fellowship from University's Honors College.

Meet Our Staff

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Meet the Director

Heather McKay