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Talent Development Centers

New Jersey's seven Talent Development Centers promote partnerships between key industries and the state’s colleges and universities. They serve as "centers of excellence" for providing industry specific workforce training and skill development in Advanced Manufacturing, Construction & Utilities, Financial Services, Health Care, Retail, Hospitality & Tourism, and Transportation, Logistics & Distribution. The Talent Development Centers:

  • serve as anchors for expanded high-quality, employer-driven partnerships.
  • further build the capacity of the state's higher education institutions to provide education and training aligned with the needs of the state’s key industries.
  • provide industry-focused training for dislocated workers and currently employed/incumbent workers.