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

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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

Baylor Aquatic Science Series- Meet Aquatic Scientist Melissa Mullins

Baylor Aquatic Science Series- Meet Aquatic Scientist Melissa Mullins

  • 09/19/2017 02:00 PM Eastern Time

Session will provide an overview of the field of aquatic science in general and will provide specific examples of research topics that aquatic scientists at the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (CRASR) at Baylor University are...

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Creating a TV News Program That People Will Watch

Creating a TV News Program That People Will Watch

  • 09/21/2017 02:00 PM Eastern Time

Basic rules and procedures for creating an excellent News program with extensive Question and Answer time. Much of Television Production is too focused on the technical aspects and "tricks" such as new weather maps, news headline zippers, pretty...

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Professional Development for Acadia Parish educators

Professional Development for Acadia Parish educators

  • 09/21/2017 03:30 PM Eastern Time

In this session we will explore the Acadiana Career Awareness Platform which is powered by Nepris. This session is for educators in Acadia Parish. ***Please note that if you are an educator who is not in the Acadia Parish but would like to...

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What it means to be a disrupter

What it means to be a disrupter

  • 09/22/2017 02:00 PM Eastern Time

THE BASIC MECHANICS of Innovation and what it means to change the face of an industry. Explore how to solve problems in the market, through collaboration and innovation. "We'll talk about how Uber, Apple and Netflix, bitcoin, bitqwyc were able...

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