Community / Business
Skyline College is proud of its long history of community and business engagement. The College has many local and regional partnerships with business, public agencies, community based organizations and other educational institutions that serve students, employers, employees and residents. Skyline College provides educational opportunities, learning resources, career services, and business and community resources designed to be flexible and meet current and future needs of business and community partners.
Local business and community leaders serve on the President’s Council and provide a strong base of knowledge and support for the President of the College. Each year, the Council assists the President in hosting a fundraising breakfast to support programs and services outside the traditional college budget.
Local business leaders work with the College on career technical education programs
and serve as advisory board members ensuring the College’s career programs are providing
the educational content students need to be successful in the work place. If you are
looking for highly trained new employees, Skyline College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs of study.
- The Career Services & Job Placement Hub offers online job posting to meet employer hiring needs. In addition, in conjunction
with the CWD, Career Services can offer employability and soft skills training to
business and organizations.
- The Bay Area Entrepreneur Center is a place for students to turn skills and passions into thriving businesses that meet
the unique needs of their community. Project-based community programs give students
the entrepreneurial skills necessary to tackle real world problems and make positive
- Strategic Partnerships & Workforce Development (SPWD) facilitates the delivery of workforce development programs and services designed to meet local labor market needs and to support entry or advancement in the workplace. The SPWD division can work with businesses to provide customized training and education solutions for both credit and not for-credit on-site workforce preparation and development needs. SPWD also manages multiple economic and workforce development grants and projects from a variety of funding sources to enhance Skyline College’s programs and services.