AdvanceEDU partners with mission-aligned, employer-facing organizations to provide career opportunities and comprehensive support to students.
CareerWise Colorado provides modern youth apprenticeships in advanced industries here in Colorado and now across the country. AdvanceEDU and it’s university collaborators can provide seamless support to CareerWise youth apprentices looking to earn and learn at the same time.
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Programs at AdvanceEDU's University Collaborators that Meet Apprenticeship Training Requirements
|CareerWise Youth Apprenticeship|
|Business Operations Associate||AA General Studies with Concentration in Business||8 Designated Courses|
|Graphic Designer||AA General Studies with Concentration in Business|
|HR Associate||AA General Studies with Concentration in Business||
6 Designated Courses
(HR Management Certification)
|Project Coordinator||AA General Studies with Concentration in Business||8 Designated Courses|
|Sales Coordinator||6 Designated Courses|
Colorado Thrives is a 501c3 supported by current and former CEOs from some of Colorado’s largest companies. It exists to advance Colorado as an inspiring and inclusive community known globally for innovation, collaboration and overall well-being. Colorado Thrives employers like Liberty Global and DaVita provide co-ops and other career opportunities to AdvanceEDU learners as a talent pipeline strategy. Colorado Thrives also provides financial and technical support to AdvanceEDU.
ActivateWork is a nonprofit recruiting, training, and coaching firm that connects employers to a diverse pool of exceptional talent. AdvanceEDU partners with Activate Workforce to place learners in degree-aligned work and training opportunities. Each placement receives individualized career and life skills coaching from an ActivateWork coach. AdvanceEDU also provides a pathway to continued upward mobility for professionals placed by ActivateWork who are looking to earn and learn.
Colorado Inclusive Economy is a statewide movement of design, intent, and action led by CEOs and leaders. It supports leaders through regular facilitation, an evolving resource toolkit, and peer support to help them build specific Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategies that align with their overall organizational goals. AdvanceEDU is a talent pipeline partner and member organization of Colorado Inclusive Economies.
Advancing Employee Skills
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