Workforce Programs

Training & Development

Virginia Jobs Investment Program

The Virginia Department of Business Assistance’s Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP) provides financial incentives, customized recruiting and training services to companies creating new jobs or experiencing technological change.  Learn More

Radford University Leadership Development Center

Provides effective leadership development training programs and related consulting services for area businesses. Learn More

New River Community College WorkKeys Center

Offers a wide range of WorkKeys programs and services for area businesses, including job profiling, skills assessments and targeted training.   Learn More


Student Placement Services

Information on how to recruit students attending area educational institutions for internships, cooperative education positions and permanent employment at graduation..

New River Valley Job Fair Expo

The New River Valley Job Fair Expo presents an ideal opportunity for companies and organizations to survey potential employees including seasonal workers, technically trained entry level employees, recent college graduates, and experienced professionals.  Learn More

Contact Us

The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (MCDED) offers a number of free and confidential services and resources to help companies large and small. We welcome the opportunity to provide direct assistance to companies interested in starting, expanding or relocating a business in Montgomery County, Blacksburg and Christiansburg. Contact us today!