Rural Utahns experience high levels of unemployment. Under the Rural Online Initiative, USU Extension created the Master Remote Work Professional certificate course, a specialized training that equips rural residents with skills needed for remote employment. Although legislatively funded pre-pandemic, remote work employment opportunities further benefit rural communities impacted by COVID-19.
Ali, Amanda D. and Hill, Paul
"The Rural Online Initiative: Remote Work and COVID-19,"
Outcomes and Impact Quarterly: Vol. 1
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/oiq/vol1/iss1/1