Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute
logos A program for future leaders in Alaska's seafood processing industry

Training — Work Experience — Travel

Two weeks in April: Intro to Seafood Processing • Seafood Logistics and Marketing • HACCP/Sanitation certification

One week in October: The Business of Seafood • Leadership • Personnel Management • Plant Management

Summer: Work at a seafood processing plant with your mentor

March 2007: After successful completion of training and summer work, applicants will participate in a 10-day trip to the International Boston Seafood Show and Iceland to view technology and operations used by other cold climate seafood processing facilities.

Get a Sponsor — Find a Mentor — Apply for University Credits

The Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute is a program designed to identify and foster individuals who are up and coming leaders in the seafood processing industry. Successful applicants will reside in a community adversely impacted by the downturn of the Alaska salmon industry and will have successfully worked in seafood processing.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply with a mentor, which might be someone from a processing plant or a regional nonprofit organization, a person who can provide professional guidance throughout the institute; and a sponsor who can support the required contribution of $2,500. Limited scholarships are available.

If you are interested in this program, request an application from the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program.


Completed applications must be postmarked by 4:00pm, Friday March 3, 2006.

Applications can be faxed or mailed to the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program office at the address listed below. Applications will be reviewed and successful candidates will be notified by March 29, 2006.

Airfare, room, board, and training costs will be provided by the State of Alaska and a contribution of $2500.00 to be paid by your sponsor and/or you.

Disclaimer: Course occurrence and costs are based on a minimum of 18 students. The Alaska Department of Commerce reserves the right to alter such allocations, including reauthorization of the available funds for other purposes under the Governor’s Alaska Fisheries Revitalization Strategy. This grant application solicitation in no way requires Alaska Department of Commerce to expend or grant any funds for the purposes discussed herein.

Calendar of Events


For further information or to obtain an application and calendar

Please contact Angela Camos
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program
1007 W. 3rd Ave, Ste 100
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 274-9691 • Fax: (907) 277-5242