Each summer, the Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance partners with local employers to host an intern social for young adults that are temporarily calling the Dickinson area home while getting real-world working experience.
The release of the first photos from the James Webb Telescope in July were historic in the grandest sense of the word, but did you know that the U.P. has its own outer space wonder?
In Part Two of this two-part series, Dr. Russell Magnaghi explores gender and employment jobs during the industrial development of the Upper Peninsula’s mining regions: the Marquette, Menominee, and Gogebic Iron Ranges, as well as the Copper Country.
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