Benson Polytechnic High School Alumni Association

Portland Workforce Alliance

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Located at Benson, the Portland Workforce Alliance (PWA) is an independent, nonprofit organization that was created in 2005. The goals of the Portland Workforce Alliance are to:

  1. Help provide the region with a skilled workforce.
  2. Partner with Business & Industry to educate students about career opportunities.
  3. Increase the high school graduation rate

The PWA accomplishes their goal through an array of career exploration programs such as:

  • Worksite Tours
  • Job Shadows
  • Internships
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Mock Interviews
  • Career Expo – Hosted at the Oregon Convention Center, the PWA Career Expo attracts 5,000 students annually who browse exhibits from local businesses and trade associations

Do you own or work for a company that might be interested in any of the above programs?  Browse over to the PWA website for program descriptions and sign-up forms.

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