Inland Empire/Desert

News Update Archive

Energy & Infrastructure Showcase: Unveiling Local Opportunities

The Inland Empire Desert Region Center of Excellence (IE/D COE) team participated in the 2024 Energy & Infrastructure Sector Showcase at the Marriott Riverside Convention Center on March 20th, 2024. The event, hosted by the Inland Regional Energy Network (I-REN) and the Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium (IEDRC), brought together education, training, government, community, business, and industry professionals to talk about industry trends, policy developments, and the workforce needs of the IE’s Energy & Infrastructure sector.

COE Director Reappointed to Federal Data Users Advisory Committee

Michael Goss, director of the Inland Empire/Desert Center of Excellence for Labor Market Research, has been reappointed to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee (BLS DUAC) for a three-year term.

Inland Empire/Desert COE Releases Subregional Workforce Demand Assessments

The Inland Empire/Desert Center of Excellence (COE) is excited to announce a new series of Subregional Workforce Demand Assessments.

Just Released: Inland Empire/Desert Regional Workforce Demand Assessment

To assist community colleges with strategic planning and program development, the Inland Empire/Desert Region Center of Excellence (COE) has released a workforce demand assessment highlighting high-quality job opportunitiesin the region.

Inland Empire/Desert Region COE Hosts Mapping Summit

To celebrate the first anniversary of the Inland Empire/Desert Region Career Education Map, an in-person Mapping Summit convened on July 14th in downtown Riverside to discuss this vital resource’s success and future possibilities, including how to sustainably develop the map and increase its value for a variety of audiences.

New Report: 2022 Inland Empire/Desert High-Quality Occupations

The 2022 High-Quality Occupations in the Inland Empire/Desert Region report is now available. This year’s release categorizes high-quality occupations that are in demand and pay high wages by priority and emerging sector and includes typical entry-level education requirements.

Inland Empire/Desert Unemployment Rate Continues To Fall, Employers Add Jobs

The Inland Empire/Desert Region Centers of Excellence provides monthly updates on employment and job changes in the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA labor market.

Interactive Map Pinpoints K-12 and Community College Programs and Employers in the Inland Empire/Desert Region

Which colleges and high schools have cybersecurity programs? How do we contact small manufacturing employers?