Workforce and Talent Pipeline

Workforce

  • More than 1 million workers within a 30-minute commute
  • Local population with 43 percent of adult residents possessing a bachelor's degree
  • Continuous influx of highly qualified graduates from area colleges and universities

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Data Source: ESRI Business Analyst (2018)

 

Talent Pipeline

  • 40+ regional universities and other institutions of higher learning
  • Arizona State University, the nation's largest public university
  • University of Arizona, with an expanding presence in Greater Phoenix
  • Maricopa Community Colleges, serving 265,000 students annually
Year ASU Enrollment UA Enrollment
2016 98,146 43,625
2015 91,322 43,088
2014 83,260 42,236
2013 76,728 40,621

Data Sources: Arizona State University, University of Arizona
 

Workforce Development

  • Access to interns through programs offered by Arizona State University and University of Arizona
  • Opportunity for customized workforce training curriculum at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Recruitment support through City-sponsored career fairs in partnership with Arizona@Work

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