SA WORX, Building a Greater Workforce

Workforce

Growing From Within

Thriving communities rely on a skilled workforce. Our workforce strategy focuses on building our people from within to directly support the needs of regional employers.

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Workforce

Inudstry-Led People Development

We work directly with employers, education and training providers, and workforce organizations to build and strengthen the programs that make our people career-ready.

Job Shadow

Real life experience grows interest and understanding of career options.

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Internships

Every summer, more than 1,000 students gain valuable work experience.

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Mentorships

Connects students and professionals to learn about careers and honing skills.

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Externships

Hundreds of STEM teachers get hands-on experience from industry each year.

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Growing Together

Greater San Antonio employers know the value of work-based learning. Here are a few of the incredible companies leading the way.

Kevin Voelkel, President, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas and Group Vice President, North American Truck Manufacturing

Toyota

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“Greater San Antonio is strong and resilient because of our people. Our inclusive culture, diverse economy, and growing workforce sustain us.”

Stanislas Vilgrain, Chairman & CEO

Cuisine Solutions

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“San Antonio has an industrious and enthusiastic workforce that we’ll tap into to help support our growth and meet the increasing demand for our restaurant-quality products."

Kate Rogers

The Alamo

“Our economy is strengthened by people. Together, if we focus on building people, we can build the economy and create opportunity for every family to be upwardly mobile.”

Peter John Holt, CEO

Holt Cat

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“greater:SATX and SAWorx — our community’s primary workforce development agency — have put a renewed focus on talent development that has made San Antonio a model for the integration of economic and workforce development programs.”

Education & Training Partnerships

greater:SATX partners with programs that provide training and resources that will prepare students for careers in target industries.

Prepping for

Medical Careers

Located in the heart of the medical center, students get a unique experience, prepping them for medical careers.

Health Careers

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STEM Training

Area colleges provide local high school students with college-level STEM training preparing them for careers in the sciences.

Alamo Academies

Public HS

Tech & Medical Education

Industry-led public high schools preparing students for careers in tech and medical fields.

Cast Schools

Business Systems

Tech & Cyber

#1 Cyber Security Degree Program in the U.S. and Home to the Center of Manufacturing and Lean Systems.

UTSA

Hands-On Training

Tech & Cyber

Rackspace hosts intensive hands-on training for people ready for a career in tech and cyber.

Open Cloud Academy

Boot Camp for

Web Dev

Web development boot camp with an 80% job placement rate for graduates.

Codeup

Alamo District

Career Coach

A resource for those exploring new opportunities, whether they are in school or returning to school.

Career Coaching

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Find Talent/Work

Offers a variety of services including no-cost recruitment, screening, training and more.

Workforce Solutions Alamo

Educating the Workforce

Community College

Community college system that educates the largest share of San Antonio’s future workforce.

Alamo Colleges

Career Prep in

Advanced Manufacturing

Specialized training prepares workers for careers in advanced manufacturing.

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CHIEF WORKFORCE OFFICER, SA WORX Romanita Matt-Barrera

Chief Workforce Officer,
SA WORX

Romanita Matta-Barrera