Economic and Workforce Development Center
Through extensive research of local labor market intelligence, 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 create the academic, career and educational programming to teach our students to succeed in those fields.
Making labor market data actionable.
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.
This Monroe County program, powered by MCC, is a collaborative workforce development effort that provides educational and training opportunities aligned with current and future job openings in high-demand industries. It also provides employers with access to employee training and a pool of newly skilled workers seeking a career.
MCC Career Coach.
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.
Publications: labor market analyses and divisional reports.
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.
Join the MCC business and industry database.
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.
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.
New careers are taking shape as we continue to advance the workforce. Emerging Industry 4.0 (i4.0) technologies like AI, automation, robotics, cyber security and the internet of things are all impacting industry and creating job opportunities in the local market.
Innovation is at the heart of what we do.
Explore all the ways the Economic and Workforce Development Center develops skilled workers and serves industry.