To execute the Global Internship Program, IIE partners with Arconic Foundation and a local nonprofit in six locations in France, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Blount Partnership

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Blount County Friends of the Library, in collaboration with the Blount County Public Library and the Blount County Chamber of Commerce work together to implement the Global Internship Program for Unemployed Youth in Blount County, Tennessee. Since 2013, 149 young people have gone through the internship program in Blount County. In 2020, IIE and Arconic Foundation  will work with the Blount Partnership to provide a customized workforce development program for 25 unemployed youth.

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Cuyahoga Community College - Advanced Technology Training Center

The Advanced Technology Training Center (ATTC) at Cuyahoga Community College links workforce education to the latest technology. Since 2012, the ATTC has provided students with education, hands-on training and employment preparation skills for well-paying jobs. Beginning in January 2020, IIE and Arconic Foundation will partner with Cuyahoga Community College to provide opportunities for 15 unemployed youth in the Cleveland area.

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Mission Locale Caen la Mer Calvados Centre 

Mission Locale Caen la mer Calvados Centre (ML3C) is a non-profit organization and part of a national network of 482 Mission Locale organizations throughout France, with the mission of providing access to professional and social opportunities for youth in the Calvados region of France. Since 2018, 58 young people have gone through the internship program in Normandie. In 2020, IIE and Arconic Foundation will partner with ML3C to provide workforce training, paid internships, and career counseling to 25 young people.

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Mission Locale Sarthe Nord

Mission Locale Sarthe Nord is part of a network of 482 Mission Locale organizations in France dedicated to providing access to training and jobs for unemployed young people in the northern section of the department of Sarthe in the Pays de la Loire region of northwestern France. Annually, Mission Locale Sarthe Nord provides services to more than 2,500 youth. While the general unemployment rate in Sarthe Nord is 10%, the youth unemployment rate in the area is 25%. Since 2013, more than 161 young people have gone through the Mission Locale program. In 2020, IIE and Arconic Foundation will partner with Mission Locale Sarthe Nord to provide opportunities for an additional 25 unemployed youth.

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The Pump  

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The Pump is a British charity located in the Shard End area of Birmingham. It provides holistic and integrated services to disadvantaged young people in order to inspire and motivate them to be the best they can be. To date, 146 young people have come through the global internship program with the Pump. In 2020, IIE and Arconic Foundation will partner with the Pump to provide a customized workforce development program to 25 unemployed young men and women from East Birmingham.

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