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Airport University

The sky's the limit at Airport University

Airport University, a partnership between South Seattle Community College, Highline Community College, and Port Jobs, transforms the workplace into a college by offering practical, credit-bearing courses with content, locations and times that fit student and employer needs.

It's an investment that pays off: Airport University not only helps workers perform more effectively and efficiently, it creates a pool of employees ready to move up and assume more responsibility on the job. So as a business expands, staff can grow right alongside it.

mary w  14 gradsAirport University helps job seekers overcome barriers to entry-level employment and provides incumbent workers with educational opportunities and skills trainings needed to move to better jobs.

The program offers practical, credit-bearing courses tailored to the airport environment; locations and schedules that fit student needs; certifications that broaden advancement options; and on-site career and educational advising to guide the next steps toward a successful future. Course and training offerings include:

  • Supervision and Leadership
  • Computer Basics
  • Online college classes
  • Job Seeking Basics
  • Security badge test preparation workshops

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  • The programs and people at Port Jobs are key to the vibrancy and health of the Sea-Tac, Seattle, and King County communities.”

    ~ Paul Lawson, District Manager, and Suzette Graham, General Manager, Ivar's Seafood Bars