Businesses help pave way for students to enter work force

Burton, Terri
August 1995
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/7/95, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p13
Reports on the efforts of the local businesses working with the School-to-Work Council of MetroVision, to prepare students to go directly into the work force after graduation to ensure a ready supply of capable workers. School-to-Work Council as the economic development arm of The Chamber/New Orleans and the River Region; Internships of teachers at different industries.


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