Workforce & Training
In addition to the existing labor force, East Carolina University is in adjacent Pitt County with over 29,000 students. Martin Community College, and other nearby local community colleges, provide free customized training for employees of new and expanding industry. NC Works is the state organization that coordinates the free recruiting and training assistance. As a result of these significant resources, the available labor force is skilled and productive.
For detailed labor information, please visit the EDPNC website here: WORKFORCE DEMOGRAPHICS
East Carolina University
East Carolina University, with nearly 29,000 students and 5,500 faculty and staff, is a thirty minute drive from Martin County in nearby Greenville, NC. The University offers 88 bachelors, 72 masters, 2 intermediate, 5 professional doctoral, and 12 research/scholarship doctoral degrees in addition to 79 departmental certificates. ECU has 12 colleges and schools including the College of Engineering and Technology, the Brody School of Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine, and the College of Business.
Through its Division of Research, Economic Development, and Engagement, ECU works to assist technology transfer and promotes economic development and community engagement in eastern North Carolina. Their offices work with faculty, students and external partners to deliver innovative, value-adding programs and services to fuel community enhancement and regional leadership; innovation, entrepreneurship and small business; and cluster-based economic development.
For more information on ECU and its programs, visit www.ecu.edu
Martin County Economic Development Corporation
415 East Blvd #130, Williamston, NC 27892