Our Partners

Our career days take students to every corner of Portland, from sleek downtown offices to the industrial Swan Island. Employers show students their workplaces, share their insights and describe how to pursue different careers.

Architecture & Construction

Howard S. Wright Construction, McKinstry, ZGF Architects, Skanska, Oh Planning+Design, GBD Architects

Arts, Communications, & Design

Swift, Wieden+Kennedy, Ziba Design, Upswell, Instrument, Design Week Portland, FINE, Oregonian & OregonLive, Second Story

Business & Sports

Nike, Umpqua Bank, Under Armour, Portland Trailblazers


Oregon Health & Science University, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health, Providence


AWS Elemental, Puppet, Simple, Microsoft, Umpqua Bank, CDK Global, Cloudability, New Relic, Metal Toad, Zapproved

Manufacturing, Energy, & Engineering

Portland General Electric, Gunderson, Daimler Trucks North America, ESCO Corporation, PacifiCorp

Nonprofit & Government

Mercy Corps, Oregon Humane Society, Portland Parks & Recreation, Port of Portland, Portland Fire & Rescue, Multnomah County

Higher Education Partners

Portland Community College, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland State University

“It’s just a valuable experience to get out in the world and explore. Part of learning is to actually go out and get engaged and try to learn something through all your senses.”  — Antonio Crosier, Franklin High School graduate

Our Work

Upcoming Events

  1. ACE Mentor Program: First Meetings

    January 8, 2019 | 4:30 pm - January 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm
  2. Career Day at Instrument

    February 7, 2019 | 8:45 am - 11:30 am
  3. Winter Career Day at Kaiser Permanente

    February 8, 2019 | 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Career Day at Daimler

    February 13, 2019 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. PWA Expo Breakfast 2019

    March 19, 2019 | 7:30 am - 9:00 am