First 2024 Job Training Awards Announced

18 Jan 2024


SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) has kicked off 2024 Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) awards by approving over $1.3 million in funding to support the workforce training of 87 New Mexicans in various aspects of the program, Acting Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Mark Roper announced.

Five companies applied for JTIP assistance, both through the trainee program and the Step Up program, which provides upskill training for current employees to support higher wages and promotions. The program approved funding for 34 JTIP trainees, 1 intern, and up to 52 Step Up trainees, all in the high-wage category.