Business / Workforce
A Quality Workforce with a Strong Work Ethic
With 1/5th of the U.S. population living within 250 miles, Steuben County can easily meet your corporate workforce needs.
There are world-class academic institutes within a 50 mile radius providing your company with easy access to training and research facilities. Steuben County’s educational system, comprised of 13 school districts, offers a highly educated workforce with nearly 87% of the county’s population achieving a high school diploma. At the same time, almost 20% of its residents hold a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Cornell University has over 100 research centers, institutes and laboratories, including four national research centers. It is committed to workforce development, new industry development, and partnerships and networks.
Corning Community College, through its Office of Workforce Development and Education, offers individuals and businesses a broad range of labor force services to promote the area’s economic development activities.
Alfred University’s Center for Advanced Technology (CACT) develops glasses for biomedical and biotechnology applications using knowledge of glass chemistry and processing.
Alfred State College, School of Management and Engineering Technology is committed to working with economic development professionals and the private sector to search for and foster opportunities to transfer the innovative research and technology activities in fields ranging from industrial technology management and construction management, to its Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture.