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Virginia’s technology and engineering careers have never offered more exciting opportunities. Just under 1 million job openings are predicted by 2026, and it doesn’t stop there. CNBC named Virginia the top state for business, and employers continue to prove why. In Southern Virginia alone, companies like Eastman Chemical Company, Morgan Olson, Microsoft Corporation and others have collectively invested millions and created thousands of jobs. That’s where GO TEC comes in… the region’s solution to a dependable pipeline of exceptional talent. Learn how we and our partners prepare the skilled workers of today and tomorrow to empower these industries and more.

Cutting-Edge GO TEC Training Lab Opens

The GO TEC Training Lab has opened at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research’s (IALR) main facility. A virtual ribbon cutting (bit.ly/GOTEClab) was held on October 13, 2020 and included a tour of the new state-of-the-art training lab.

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GO TEC Training Lab Virtual Ribbon Cutting announcement
GO TEC Training Lab Virtual Ribbon Cutting announcement
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260+

Work-ready graduates produced last year and growing

1,500
1,500+

Students, or future workers, enrolled in the talent pipeline

984,392
984,392

Projected Virginia jobs in GO TEC career clusters by 2026

News

GO TEC 2021-2022 Board Officers
The Great Opportunities in Technology and Engineering Careers (GO TEC) initiative, a GO Virginia-supported talent development model spanning middle school through higher…
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GO TEC Website Earns PRSA Gold Award
The website for Great Opportunities in Technology and Engineering Careers (GO TEC) earned the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research’s (IALR) Public…
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GO Virginia Region 3 Interview
GO Virginia Region 3 Program Director Bryan David interviewed Dr. Tammy Hurt and Dr. Julie Brown about the Great Opportunities in Technology…
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GO Virginia’s Cutting-Edge GO TEC Training Lab Opens at IALR
The GO TEC Training Lab has opened at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research’s (IALR) main facility. A virtual ribbon cutting…
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GO TEC Adds New Staff
The Great Opportunities in Technology and Engineering Careers (GO TEC) program, led by Program Manager Dr. Tammy Hurt, has added two new…
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GO TEC Talent Development Project for GO Virginia Regions 3, 1, 4 Launches New Website
The Great Opportunities in Technology and Engineering Careers (GO TEC) staff and advisory board have launched a new website, www.gotecva.org, for the…
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