At the Northwest Arkansas Council, we’re dedicated to growing a diverse and healthy workforce for the region. The pandemic has largely changed how we perform… Read More »Apprenticeships Opening Doors for Local Workforce
The strong interest in the “Life Works Here” incentive program generated more than 26,000 applications from candidates in more than 115 countries and all 50… Read More »First Round of Northwest Arkansas ‘Life Works Here’ Incentive Program Recipients Announced
The Northwest Arkansas Council today announced the launch of a new Information Technology (IT) Generalist apprenticeship program for Northwest Arkansas. The Council partnered with Northwest Technical… Read More »New Information Technology Apprenticeship Launches in NWA
LaunchCode, a nonprofit providing free, accessible pathways to digital careers, announced the launch of its flagship computer programming and job placement course in Northwest Arkansas.… Read More »LaunchCode Brings Free Tech Training Program to NWA
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.
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.