CONNECTING INDUSTRY
PROFESSIONALS
TO EVERY CLASSROOM!

We make it easy for teachers to invite
industry professionals virtually into the classroom
to bring real world relevance to learning

Welcome to the Acadiana Career Awareness Platform!

We are offering students across Acadiana the opportunity to learn skills needed for the workforce of tomorrow and engage with employers across a range of industries.

Our online platform offers businesses and schools the chance to make connections that bring concrete, real-world experience to the classroom. Professionals can share their knowledge and expertise with students across our region. Students can gain insight into career pathways and expand their awareness of high-demand jobs and growing industries.

Businesses: Sign up for a virtual interview here! Your expertise is important for bringing career awareness to students.

Educators: Bring industry into the classroom! Make a request for a virtual chat here or explore the opportunities available in the recorded video archives.

About One Acadiana:

One Acadiana is a business-led, privately-funded economic development organization serving the nine-parish area in and outside of Lafayette. Our vision is to make our region one of the most sought-after places in the South for emerging businesses and professional talent. Learn more about One Acadiana’s workforce initiatives.

Featured Upcoming Live Industry Chats

CAREER READINESS WEEK: How to get Hired ~ Resume and Interview Tips for Teens

CAREER READINESS WEEK: How to get Hired ~ Resume and Interview Tips for Teens

  • 04/23/2018 11:30 AM Eastern Time

Very often the first impression an employer get from you is in writing; your resume, your job application, your response to an online job posting, etc ...Next is the interview; by phone, in-person and sometimes BOTH.Do you know how you look and sound...

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Learning about the Vietnam War

Learning about the Vietnam War

  • 04/23/2018 02:00 PM Eastern Time

Fifty Years Ago. That might as well be the Middle Ages or Ancient Rome as far as today's students are concerned but there are many whose lives were irrevocably changed by the decade that the United States fought in the Vietnam War.  I...

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CAREER READINESS WEEK: How to Engage People in Meaningful Conversation

CAREER READINESS WEEK: How to Engage People in Meaningful Conversation

  • 04/24/2018 10:00 AM Eastern Time

We find that many people are walking around interacting with their phones and tablets while they are around other people.  People are coming into the workplace forgetting how to have face to face conversations.  We all fall into this...

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CAREER READINESS WEEK: Careers in Training & Development

CAREER READINESS WEEK: Careers in Training & Development

  • 04/24/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

I will be discussing how I entered the training industry, and the multitude of careers available in training and development. I will also discuss the requirements to obtain a career in training, and how to know if a career in training is a good fit...

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