Economic and Workforce Impact

Lockheed Martin is investing in our bridge to the future, introducing new and visionary technologies, developing stronger alliances, and serving as a powerful catalyst for economic and job growth.

In 2018, we committed to creating 8,000 new apprenticeship and workforce development opportunities through 2023.

In 2018, we committed to creating 8,000 new apprenticeship and workforce development opportunities through 2023.

We are nearly halfway to our goal having created over 3,500 new workforce development opportunities.

We are nearly halfway to our goal having created over 3,500 new workforce development opportunities.

In 2019 and 2020, we invested nearly $7 million into our STEM and Vocational Scholarship Programs, part of our overall commitment to prepare the next generation of diverse talent for the future of work.

In 2019 and 2020, we invested nearly $7 million into our STEM and Vocational Scholarship Programs, part of our overall commitment to prepare the next generation of diverse talent for the future of work. 

Investing in the Workforce

Lockheed Martin supports more than 70 work-based learning programs, which include apprenticeships, designed to skill workers for long-standing careers in aerospace and defense.

Our programs span the talent pipeline – from college-bound students to employees interested in upskilling, as well as those interested in entering vocational trades or displaced by the changing tech landscape.

Investing in the Workforce

Lockheed Martin supports more than 70 work-based learning programs, which include apprenticeships, designed to skill workers for long-standing careers in aerospace and defense.

Our programs span the talent pipeline – from college-bound students to employees interested in upskilling, as well as those interested in entering vocational trades or displaced by the changing tech landscape.


Committed to America’s Workers

The American workforce is changing and so are we. Meet some of the men and women at Lockheed Martin who are embracing change and charting unique pathways to success. These talented individuals come from various backgrounds but they all seek to help us solve the complex challenges of today and tomorrow.


Creating Opportunity Across the Career Spectrum

Work, Earn, Learn 

Apprenticeships build skills for great careers at Lockheed Martin 

At Lockheed Martin, we are looking for people who aspire to do great things with their career.  We also recognize that many people need additional training and experience to succeed in a job.  Lockheed Martin is committed to building talent through apprenticeships that allow employees to get the qualifications and experience they need to succeed in a job while being paid. 

Inspiring and Hiring Students

Apprenticeships build skills for great careers at Lockheed Martin 

The aerospace and defense industry faces increased competition to attract and retain new talent, which is why Lockheed Martin is partnering with local schools and organizations like Project Lead The Way to create high school and college internships that inspire students to stay on the path to rewarding careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM.)

Inspiring and
Hiring Students

The aerospace and defense industry faces increased competition to attract and retain new talent, which is why Lockheed Martin is partnering with local schools and organizations like Project Lead The Way to create high school and college internships that inspire students to stay on the path to rewarding careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM.)

Inspiring and Hiring Students

The aerospace and defense industry faces increased competition to attract and retain new talent, which is why Lockheed Martin is partnering with local schools and organizations like Project Lead The Way to create high school and college internships that inspire students to stay on the path to rewarding careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM.)

Bringing New Skills
to the Workforce

Lockheed Martin is partnering with academia and state and federal governments to address the shortage of skilled workers in today’s advanced manufacturing environment. We’ve committed to developing curriculum and supporting scholarships for veterans, unskilled or displaced workers to gain the skills-based training they need to obtain jobs in the industry.

Bringing New Skills to the Workforce

Lockheed Martin is partnering with academia and state and federal governments to address the shortage of skilled workers in today’s advanced manufacturing environment. We’ve committed to developing curriculum and supporting scholarships for veterans, unskilled or displaced workers to gain the skills-based training they need to obtain jobs in the industry.

Preparing Employees
for the Future of Work

With our customer’s mission as our focus, at Lockheed Martin, we’re preparing our workforce for success. We’re digitally transforming our organization and making strategic investments to close high-tech skills gaps in emerging fields like: artificial intelligence, autonomy, cybersecurity, advanced electronics and data analytics.

Preparing Employees for the Future of Work

With our customer’s mission as our focus, at Lockheed Martin, we’re preparing our workforce for success. We’re digitally transforming our organization and making strategic investments to close high-tech skills gaps in emerging fields like: artificial intelligence, autonomy, cybersecurity, advanced electronics and data analytics.

Harnessing the Power
of Digital Technology

“We’re in a new era of growth powered by data.” Jeff Wilcox, vice president of Digital Transformation

At Lockheed Martin, the future of work will be defined by our use of AI, human-machine teaming and data as a strategic commodity. Most importantly, it will be defined by our ability to blend art and science to drive digital transformation.

Harnessing the Power of Digital Technology

“We’re in a new era of growth powered by data.” Jeff Wilcox, vice president of Digital TransformationAt Lockheed Martin, the future of work will be defined by our use of AI, human-machine teaming and data as a strategic commodity. Most importantly, it will be defined by our ability to blend art and science to drive digital transformation.


Our Economic Impact

As the leading U.S. aerospace and defense company, Lockheed Martin has four industry-leading business areas, 110,000 employees, and 375+ facilities in 54 countries. Roughly 93% of our employees are U.S.-based, as are 93% of our 16,000 suppliers, making Lockheed Martin a proud driver of broad-based economic development opportunity in America. Our partnership with 15,500 suppliers in 50 states is a key contributor for economic impact and workforce development growth across the U.S.

Our Economic Impact

As the leading U.S. aerospace and defense company, Lockheed Martin has four industry-leading business areas, 110,000 employees, and 375+ facilities in 54 countries. Roughly 93% of our employees are U.S.-based, as are 93% of our 16,000 suppliers, making Lockheed Martin a proud driver of broad-based economic development opportunity in America. Our partnership with 15,500 suppliers in 50 states is a key contributor for economic impact and workforce development growth across the U.S.

 

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