Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Massachusetts
Fast Facts: The capital and largest city is Boston. The original New England Patriots established North America’s second permanent settlement in Plymouth in 1620; Thanksgiving was soon to follow.
Massachusetts Careers: 2008 U.S. Census data estimated Massachusetts’ population at almost 6.5 million. Forbes recently ranked it as the 36th “Best State for Business.”
Massachusetts Career Education: Consistent with the state’s recent sports successes, Massachusetts ranked 1st in a 2009 K-12 “Academic Achievement” study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Massachusetts Economy: New Bedford accounts for nearly half of the nation's scallop production.
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