UIC’s Shareholder Development Program helps shareholders and their families find education, internships and jobs. And we can even help mentor you along the way. So no matter where your career path leads - or the education and guidance it takes to get there - we are here to help you.
Enhancing the lives of our shareholders for generations to come.
UIC Foundation Scholarship recipients are graduating, UIC Interships offer valuable work experience and UIC Workforce Development and shareholder hire means jobs.
Attending University of
AK Southeast, studying Business Management and is currently the UIC Holdings HR Administrator
“I am so thankful, not only for the UIC Foundation scholarships UIC provided, but for giving me a job I can grow into while supporting me in my quest for higher education.”
UIC Marketing Intern and UAA Political Science and Econ Major
“What I intend on gaining from this internship is experience in my field of study and a better understanding of how Native corporations, such as UIC, serve their shareholders. I would also like a thorough understanding of UIC and its family of companies so that I can someday be an instrument in serving our shareholders as well as my predecessors.”
UIC Corporate Intern, Barrow and UAF Rural Development Major
“I really appreciate the opportunity that UIC has given me to work for my own people. It has inspired me to pursue my Rural Development degree so I can come back home and continue what I’ve started.”
Graduated from Ilisagvik College with an AAS Degree in Office Administration and is working on her BA in HR Management online with Colorado Tech
“I encourage students to continue school and go for their dreams! Thanks UIC!”
Graduated from Portland State University in 2013 with a degree in Political Science and is now studying for law school
“It is the North Slope community where I grew up, in which I have first learned the importance of giving and community support and to fight for what you/we believe in. For this I thank you for inspiring me.”
UIC Engineering Intern, Barrow and UAF Civil Engineering Major
“I plan on going to UAF to study Civil Engineering. Going to UAF knowing that I have the resources of other Civil Engineers would help during my post-secondary education.”
Willie Sakeagak, P.E.
Professional Civil Engineer, with UMIAQ in Barrow, AK. Attended University of Alaska and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 2008 and is working on a Master of Science in Arctic Engineering
“I feel it’s important to be a role model for the youth -especially in science and engineering fields.”
Attending University of AK Anchorage, studying Art, and Psychology Graduating Spring 2014
“The UIC Foundation helps by giving me funds to pay for books and tuition. My parents and siblings are very supportive and motivate me a lot. After graduation, I plan to do an exchange to Japan.”