Colleges and Programs
YOUniversal – Here is a convenient tool offered by the Arkansas DOE to students seeking financial aid for higher education.
Arkansas Div. of Higher Education, College and University Locations – For your convenience, here is a map of Arkansas with markers indicating the location of each college and university in the state. A simple click and you will be taken to each college or university website.
Arkansas Career Education – Services of this organization strive to meet the needs of those individuals seeking adult education, rehabilitation services and skills development.
Arkansas Dept. of Higher Education, College for You Scholarships – This webpage on the ADHE website provides a list of scholarships for high school students.
Job Seekers and Career
Explore AR Careers - Arkansas public colleges, technical institutes, and universities offer programs to you.
Arkansas Government Jobs – Here’s a handy listing of government job openings by county, city, tribal sites, public utilities and other categories.
Real Life Arkansas – Wondering how much money you will need to earn in the future? Don’t know which occupation to choose? Well, this is the place to stop wondering. Check out this three-step approach to help you select the right career based on your spending needs.
Arkansas Workforce Centers – Information for job seekers, employers, training, education and apprenticeships can be found on this website. Of particular convenience is the job seeker account feature.
Arkansas State Jobs – With this online job search tool, you can find openings either by various keyword options or by browsing the list provided.
Careers NW Arkansas – Here is a website that has extensive career search information in various steps in the process as well as perspectives. Research career clusters, find an event, look for a job consistent with your personal values, find an opportunity in a specific job category…..the standpoints from which you can delve into your search are numerous.
Arkansas Healthcare Personnel, Jobs – Don’t let the ‘Date Posted’ field keep you from reviewing the opportunities in the healthcare sector of employment in the state of Arkansas. Most of the openings are temporary, thus the outdated parameter of ‘Date Posted’. You may just find the right opportunity as the openings list is quite long.
Arkansas Estimates (State Occupational Employment and Wage Information) – Estimates for the state of Arkansas job category employment and wages are available on this webpage of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site. A great site to review, perhaps, before you make that commitment to embarking on your career or even before a career educational program is undertaken.
Leadership and Development
Arkansas Rural Health Information Hub – If you want the latest information on current healthcare situations or perhaps, just update yourself on trends and articles of the profession, this webpage on the RHI Hub is a super resource.
Volunteer Arkansas – With a belief that volunteerism fosters a strong and vibrant community, this organization seeks to empower communities across the state of Arkansas. There is room in this belief for your group, for individuals, youth and donations.
Arkansas Hospitality Association – If you are a worker in the hospitality sector in Arkansas, then you may want to consider membership in this organization. The tourism industry across the state is supported by the mission of ensuring growth, success, education and the image of restaurant, lodging and tourism industries.
Arkansas Health Care Association – This organization provides training, education and assistance to care facilities across the state while striving to cooperate with the legislation and Office of Long Term Care to improve the quality of life in Arkansas nursing homes.
Arkansas Health Organizations – If it’s a convenient, long list of organizations and affiliations in the healthcare industry across Arkansas is what you need, look here!
The Kitchen Cabinet of Central Arkansas – If you are a motivated restauranteur in the foodservice industry, see how your efforts can work for the good of all workers such as yourself and strengthen Arkansas communities by creating and growing opportunities in the business.
Arkansas Cattlemen’s Association – There is a lot of great information and resources on this association’s website. The ACA seeks to lead the cattle industry in the state toward continued improvement via legislation, education, advocacy and development. A few of the areas of distinction for the organization are events, scholarships and strong industry partnerships.
Arkansas Dept. of Higher Education, Teacher Scholarships – This webpage on the ADHE website provides a list of scholarships for current teachers as they continue their tenure in the education field.
Arkansas Digital Ark-ives – For the teacher who seeks to bring the state’s history into the classroom in a ‘real-life’ manner, this website has digitized documents, visuals, maps, pamphlets and even three-dimensional objects significant to Arkansas and its culture. A strong feature of this resource is that it is always being added to.
Arkansas Association of Colleges and Employers (ArkACE) – This is the only statewide association that serves businesses and employers to engage, connect and collaborate in the quest for quickly needed talent. It bolsters networking and innovation with its supportive professional membership community.
Arkansas Student Technology Association – Students will have the chance for personal growth, leadership skill development and a chance to engage in community service while pursuing technology opportunities to increase their imaginations and creativity.
Arkansas Education Association – Teachers, education support professionals and advocates alike, as a member of this organization you will have access to a multitude of tools and resources in support of its mission. That being, unite to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association – This association’s members commit to improve the quality of legal representation for all Arkansas families by providing high quality legal education and keeping current on legislative and judicial activities.
Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) – This group is dedicated to helping small businesses achieve success and to promoting economic development throughout the state. It assists entrepreneurs with every aspect of business creation, management and operation.
BusinessNameUSA – When this site says ‘One Stop Business Registration’ they mean it!! No matter what state, what type of business you are starting up or adding on to, licenses, permits, tax ID’s needed, you will be walked step-by-step through the process AND get a fee schedule so you know your due diligence start-up costs – at least from an administrative standpoint.
Arkansas Division of Workforce Services, Veterans Services – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.
ASBTDC Veterans Small Business Training – Here is a two-day boots-to-business transition assistance program for service members and veterans of any branch at no cost.
Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.
The American Legion – Arkansas – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.