New Learning Opportunity for Native Students in California
California Native students interested in forestry, natural resource management, and the emergency and environmental response and recovery industries can turn to two new opportunities offered by the California Tribal Unilateral Apprenticeship Program.
The California Tribal Unilateral Apprenticeship Program offers students post-secondary study or the opportunity to earn their associate’s degree through the Environmental Science and Protection Technician Apprenticeship Program.
The specific curriculum focuses on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and additional safety and training certifications related to natural disaster management, general forestry training and cultural awareness, according to the organization’s website. Additional courses in archaeology, Native American studies and Indian law – with specificity for the law on the protection and repatriation of Native American burials – will be offered.
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Interested students can apply online for the California Tribal Unilateral Apprenticeship Program’s website by filling in their contact details, a biography and a short message explaining why they are interested in the program.
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