Training Tomorrow's Workforce Today
Preparing a qualified workforce is one of the most important missions of the university. UA is committed to preparing today’s students to be the next generation workforce, recognizing that tomorrow’s careers will require advanced skills, greater knowledge and more flexibility than ever before. The Office of Workforce Development's role is to facilitate industry-driven training and degree programs focused on providing skilled Alaskan workers for Alaskan jobs.
Associate Vice President
UA provides various dual enrollment options to expand access to postsecondary for K-12 students, from classroom or online courses to middle college to college-level courses being delivered through agreements with school districts.
Career Coach is a free tool for current and prospective students to match interests to a career, learn about in-demand careers, browse programs tied to jobs and find current job postings in Alaska. Download: Flyer 1 or Flyer 2
UA Workforce Development News
UA Workforce Development has a blog. Click here to learn about funding opportunities, see what is new in workforce development around the state and receive information on federal initiatives. To receive regular updates, provide your email address on the left column of the blog.
September 18, 2020
UAA Career Services is planning new ways to help you prepare for your job search and connect with employers virtually in celebration of November’s Career Development Month. SAVE THE DATE: The Fall Career Fair will be hosted virtually on November 18 from 12pm to 4pm. Register online through your Handshake account. Career fairs are a … Continue reading UAA 2020 Virtual Fall Career Fair
September 14, 2020
Date: September 23, 2020 Time: 4-7 p.m. Location: Online Connect with employers and learn about current positions — including part-time, full-time and internship opportunities — in the engineering and trades fields on Sept. 23 from 4-7 p.m. This event is completely virtual. Complete the post-event survey, and you’ll be entered to win a $50 Amazon … Continue reading Attend the virtual engineering and trades recruitment fair