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Workforce & Talent in the Columbus Region


Employees in the Columbus Region are well connected to educational, training and job-finding resources, ensuring employers can find well-educated workers. From career training programs to top ranked schools and universities, the Columbus Region is constantly preparing a highly skilled workforce. And with no single industry sector comprising more than 17% of total employment, the area has a stable economy and a variety of job opportunities. 

Sixty-three colleges and universities are attended by 140,000 students in the Columbus Region. More than 22,000 students graduate every year.
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Compare Our Workforce
It's a fact: people are younger and smarter in the Columbus Region. And our growth rate is among the nation's highest.
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Jobs & Internships
The myriad of job-finding resources ensure that our population is employed, and that employers can always find well-qualified talent.
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Largest Employers
The Columbus Region is a powerhouse of finance and insurance operations, retail headquarters, manufacturers and Fortune 1000 companies. 
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Research & Innovation
With the world's largest research institutions leading breakthroughs across industries, the Columbus Region has earned its reputation as an emerging center of innovation.
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Workforce Development
The Columbus Region is home to a highly skilled workforce that is always learning and always growing.
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Regional Workforce Assessment
A first-ever regional assessment is underway to gain comprehensive insight into the Columbus Region workforce.
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