Category Archives: Montana

Energize your career with Northwest Energy openings.

MONTANA — Montana-based Northwestern Energy just might be the place to take your career to the next level. The energy company that serves Montana as well as Nebraska and South Dakota has several positions available in Montana, and is looking for the be ...

Montana High Tech Jobs Summit to plug in tech workers.

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Montana’s tech savvy workers can get ahead with connections forged at the first Montana High Tech Jobs Summit at Montana State University on Sept. 13-14. The biannual event is to create opportunities for high paying tech-based job ...

Career fair offers boost for health care job seekers.

MISSOULA, Mont. — For those considering a career in the ever-expanding health care industry, the University of Montana Health Professions Career Fair on Oct. 21 is a great place to get a head start in this fast-growing industry. Representatives from va ...

Montana CDC’s $65 million grant boosts startups.

MISSOULA, Mont. — In an effort to boost local small businesses and startups, the Montana Community Development Corporation (Montana CDC) received $65 million from the New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC). Designed to stimulate business growth in developing an ...

Montana study shows state reaps big bucks from tourism.

MISSOULA, Mont. — A recent study by the University of Montana concluded that tourism to Big Sky Country contributed to $3.15 billion of economic activity for the state in 2014. The study, by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research (ITRR) at ...

Blackstone offers vet scholarships to SBIR/STTR Summit.

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Greater Yellowstone Regional SBIR/STTR Summit Tour, scheduled for Aug. 17-18 in Bozeman, is now even more exciting for veterans to attend thanks to Blackstone Launchpad. The department is an entrepreneurial encouragement group ...

Sunburst Sensors wins Wendy Schmidt Ocean Xprize.

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Missoula chemical and mechanical engineering startup Sunburst Sensors celebrated a victory, winning the coveted Wendy Schmidt Ocean Xprize. The small team won prizes totaling $3.5 million for its ocean pH and other chemical ba ...

Montana among top states for personal income growth.

MONTANA — Montana is not only one of the most beautiful of the contiguous states, it’s also one of the best places for individuals to grow financially. While no one has quite mastered the trick of growing money on trees in Montana, the Bureau ...

Now hiring: Montana’s Yellowstone County.

BILLINGS, Mont. – Great news for the residents of Montana has put some employers there in a bit of a pickle. The unemployment rate in greater Yellowstone County has fallen to an all-time low of 3.5 percent – considered full employment. This leaves e ...

Montana employment at all-time high, wages growing.

MONTANA – New data from the Montana Department of Labor and Industry revealed that Montana’s unemployment rate has dropped again to 3.9 percent from April. The report found that the state’s unemployment rate are officially over the half mill ...