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It is the purpose of the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation to promote economic growth and opportunities for residents of its member communities through sustainable use of the Bering Sea resources.


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2015-16 Scholarships Awarded

hsst logo2012The Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Trust is happy to announce its 2015-16 scholarship awards.  A total of  $366,189 was awarded to 78 residents.  This year's scholarship for a full academic year is $4,948.50.  The mid-year opportunity to apply for an HSST scholarship will be in December for the 2015 winter and spring terms.  To see recent graduates of our scholarship program click here.


2015 BBSRI Port Moller Test Fishery

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Summer 2015 BBEDC Newsletter click here.


Full-time Permanent Positions Available at BBEDC

BBEDC is currently recruiting for a Regional Fisheries Director whose primary role is to investigate, evaluate and implement research and development projects approved by the Regional Fisheries committee and BBEDC board  and manage BBEDC's Regional Fisheries Program. The primary role of the Regional Fisheries Coordinator is to assist with implementation and management of programs approved by the committee and BBEDC board, coordinate with BBEDC staff for the development of fisheries related projects for BBEDC communities, and assist residents with applications, forms and other information related to Regional Fisheries programs.                                                            Full Job Description Regional Fisheries Coordinator     BBEDC Employment Application   Full Job Description Regional Fisheries Director


Internships Available Now

BBEDC's Employment & Training Program has several internships available in Seattle.  All positions close September 25, 2015.  For more information see the full job descriptions or call Charlene at 842-4370.    Available Internships



BBEDC 2013 Annual Report

BBEDC-Annual-Report-2013BBEDC is happy to announce that our 2013 Annual Report is now available online.  Copies are also in the mail to all 17 BBEDC CDQ communities. Enjoy!

BBEDC 2013 Annual Report



Developing Alaska's Maritime Workforce

The University of Alaska has been collaborating with maritime industry representatives, state agencies, legislators and other training entities across the state since 2012 on the Fishing, Seafood and Maritime Initiative (FSMI).  The goal of the initiative is to assess, develop and deliver training programs, raise awareness and further research to prepare Alaskans to meet current and emerging workforce, economic and scientific needs.  Through this effort, the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan was created and published in May 2014.  The University of Alaska is now working with maritime partners to implement the plan.  We encourage you to read the plan.