Talent Initiatives

Tech Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Available at No Cost

Arkansans interested in starting a career in information technology can apply for free online pre-apprenticeship programs through a partnership between the University of Arkansas Professional and Workforce Development, Arkansas Division of Workforce Services, the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, the Arkansas Center for Data Science and the Northwest Arkansas Council.

Northwest Arkansas Artist INC Applications Open for Summer 2020

Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) announced applications are currently open to artists for Artist INC Live in Northwest Arkansas, in partnership with the regional arts organization of the Northwest Arkansas Council. Artist INC provides cutting-edge training seminars that address the specific daily business needs and challenges artists of all disciplines face. Limited to 25 participants per seminar, artists gather for one night a week for eight weeks to learn business skills specific to their art practice and apply those skills cooperatively with their peers.