Moving Wisconsin's Workforce Forward, with Investments in Green Jobs and Sustainable Opportunities

21 Apr 2023


Wisconsin's motto is Forward, reflecting our state's drive to be a national leader. As we celebrate Earth Day, there's no better time to highlight Wisconsin's world-class workforce and the potential we have for further innovation and leadership through investments in green jobs and careers that advance the sustainability of our communities.

Wisconsin's water sector is just one example of an essential industry where public-private partnerships are flourishing, and green careers are growing. DWD was proud to visit Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District with Gov. Tony Evers and leaders from UW–Milwaukee recently to celebrate the award of $382,000 in Wisconsin Fast Forward funding to promote and coordinate paid internships in Wisconsin's green energy and clean water industries. The university will partner with businesses in these industries to enroll a total of 42 interns.

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