MiraCosta College Selected as Preferred Provider by Advancing San Diego

12/4/2020 Bookmark and Share


MiraCosta College has been named a Preferred Provider of Business Talent by the Advancing San Diego (ASD) program.  Advancing San Diego is a collaborative effort to address skilled talent shortages and increase diversity in high-growth, high-demand jobs in the local economy.

MiraCosta and San Diego Mesa were the two community colleges in the region selected as a Preferred Provider of Business Talent. Selected through a competitive application process, preferred providers are colleges, universities, and certificate programs recognized by local employers for training the next generation of business professionals in San Diego. Eligible students of these programs are invited to apply for an ASD-funded internship in small companies in San Diego.

The long-term vision of Advancing San Diego is to change the way systems work together, so that employers of all sizes can source qualified employees from the local talent pool and San Diegans can access clear pathways to careers that offer prosperity in a rapidly changing economy.

San Diego’s innovation economy is fueled by advancements in technology, life sciences, manufacturing, and defense. Business professionals, specifically within operations and engagement roles, are pivotal to the continued success of the innovation economy and remain in high demand. Preferred Providers of Business Talent are recognized by employers as providing the skills and training necessary for a diverse student body to pursue jobs or internships in business.

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