The University of Alaska has played a critical role in the development and implementation of a number of workforce development initiatives resulting in comprehensive plans and strategies to address the growing need for a highly-qualified labor force that can successfully acclimate to the unique environment and challenges of living in the North. Click here to learn what Alaska's occupational forcast is through 2020.
Currently Alaska is implementing workforce development plans for the industry sectors of Oil & Gas, Health, Education and Maritime. A mining industry workforce development plan is currently being developed and will provide significant guidance to investment strategies and policy decisions similar to the other plans in place.
Click on each plan to learn more.