Project: Bristol Bay Native Corporation Caliaq Program

Project Description: Create regional internship and apprenticeship framework.

People/Organizations responsible for completing these steps: BBNC Education Foundation, SAVEC, State of Alaska JOBS, BBEDC, BBNA Economic Program, BBNA WFD, UAF Bristol Bay Campus, BBRCTE, Dillingham City Schools, Bristol Bay Borough School District, Southwest Region Schools, and Lake and Peninsula School District

Cost Estimates:


5 years 2022-2027

Evaluation Measures:

  • Two advisory committee meetings per year
  • 156 student internships will be created to expand career development for Alaska Native students in four targeted Alaska Southwest school districts.

Key Project Contact:

Name: Carol Wren,, 907-265-7868

Title: Vice President of Shareholder Development

Organization: Bristol Bay Native Corporation

Name: Annie Fritze,, 907-843-2063

Title: Youth Internship Project Director

Organization: Bristol Bay Native Corporation

Questions about the CEDS?

Contact Kristina Andrew

Economic Development Program Manager

(907)-842-5257 ext. 6223

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