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

Resource Video: Workplace Behavior/Communication Skills for Students with Disabilities

Resource Video: Workplace Behavior/Communication Skills for Students with Disabilities

  • 11/22/2017 04:00 PM Eastern Time

In this resource video Autism Specialist Vickie Johnson will provide a 5 minute presentation on appropriate workplace behavior/communication skills. 

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LA HEALTHCARE SERIES: Radiologic Technology

LA HEALTHCARE SERIES: Radiologic Technology

  • 11/27/2017 10:00 AM Eastern Time

Learn about The University of Holy Cross Radiologic Technology Program in afilliation with Ochsner Clinic Foundation.  Follow the Program Directors around the Simulation Lab to see some of the duties and work responsibilities of a Radiologic...

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LA HEALTHCARE SERIES: Professionalism in Heath Care

LA HEALTHCARE SERIES: Professionalism in Heath Care

  • 11/28/2017 11:00 AM Eastern Time

This session will focus on the soft skills necessary for students to practice in order to be properly prepared for a career within the Health Sciences. 

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Intro To Industries: Automotive, Bugs, Construction, & Real Estate

Intro To Industries: Automotive, Bugs, Construction, & Real Estate

  • 11/29/2017 02:00 PM Eastern Time

This will be a panel of 4 experts from various industries in Oregon. Students will hear about what they need and what it's like working in the following industries:* Automotive Sales and Repairs* Pest Control* Construction* Real Estate & Property...

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