Funding job training programs in the San Diego region since 1974

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San Diego’s international trade was valued at $56.5 billion in 2012.

National University System Institute for Policy Research

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San Diego County’s senior population is expected to increase 130 percent while the general population decreases 38 percent.

San Diego Associations of Government


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San Diego’s military is a $12.4 billion industry that employs more than 107,000 people.

San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation

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Clean tech makes up eight percent of all new technology jobs created in San Diego County.

Equinox Center

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San Diego’s air quality shows improvement, dropping seventh to eleventh for ozone pollution.

American Lung Association

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Five primary factors impacting our workforce:

Building the Future Workforce

CONNECT2Careers San Diego provides meaningful summer work experiences that prepare young adults for in-demand jobs. The program aligns the career aspirations and educational backgrounds of young adults with businesses that are committed to developing our emerging workforce. For more information, visit

& Programs

The Workforce Partnership funds job training programs to meet the region's demand for qualified workers.

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