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Our non-profit helps you explore training programs and job opportunities that put you on the path to the fastest-growing careers in Northern Nevada.


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Featured Northern Nevada Careers


Find the career that’s right for you

Celebrating Local Workers

“Go for what you want…there are so many things going on in life that you kind of just want to grasp it all.”

Christine Personal Trainer to Welder

“I would have never pictured myself doing what I do now, and I’m extremely proud of myself.”

D'Andra Cashier to Machinist

“I learned a lot. It wasn’t just the skill of manufacturing, it was the skill of having the confidence to go out and get a job.”

Explore Local Training

Looking for training? We’ve identified career training and gateway jobs available in Northern Nevada that don’t need a 4-year degree, pay a good wage, and unlock pathways to even better careers.

All programs are right here in Northern Nevada or can be completed fully online. Explore now!

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Darvis PridGeon


“I was on the hunt for resources when I found SkillUp, and it helped me find career opportunities, employer connections, and even apprenticeships. Having a family, the most important thing for me is creating a work-life balance. And SkillUp has shown me how to find the right opportunity at the right time.”


Read more of Darvis's story
on our Worker Success Stories page

Ashley Seal

Work from home Customer Support

"Remote work opportunities are changing our community for the better. I can finally see past survival mode and want to plan for the future.”

Read her full story

Twannetta Weaver


“I feel more strongly than ever about looking closely at opportunities—the values, mission and diversity of the organizations I might work for—and making sure they are aligned with my own. The confidence to do that, the importance of that for both myself and my career, has really come into focus during my SkillUp journey.”


Read more of Twannetta's story
on our Worker Success Stories page


Samia Moin


“Make an account with SkillUp. Write down the kind of roles you’re looking for, and job searches will come up. SkillUp has all of the resources you need in one place to help you get started. Even if you’re feeling lost, SkillUp will help you find your way.”


Read more of Samia's story
on our Worker Success Stories page


Brianna Griffin


“I don’t believe I’d be where I am without Per Scholas and SkillUp. I never thought it was possible for me to get to this point. I never thought I could reach a goal like this. I’m really grateful; this has changed my life.”

Read more of Brianna's story
on our Worker Success Stories page



Carmen Moreno

Career Coaching Participant

“ SkillUp is like therapy. I was so lost and confused. I was laid off from my job of over 10 years and did not know where to start. I felt so lost. Your coaching gives me hope and makes me feel like I am not alone. It helped me realize that these things happen (job loss) and that there is opportunity out there and I have support. Thank you SkillUp! ”

Still Need Help?

Even More Local Support is Here!

Employ NV - Nevada Dept of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation (DETR)

The official site of the state of Nevada helps you explore local career and training programs, family support services, and rapid resources available for laid off workers.

Connect to supports including food, housing, health, education and much more!

Search by your zip code and connect to supports including food, housing, goods, transit, health, money, care, education, work and legal.

Career Coaching & Worker Community

Small group coaching sessions offer you the opportunity to work directly with career coaches on everything from resume writing to interview tips. Our social communities allow for networking and best practice sharing with other job seekers navigating their career journey.

Nevada Career Explorer

The Nevada Career Explorer site helps students, educators, jobseekers, and others access up-to-date information on wages, job openings, and other information specific to Nevada.

About LevelUp Northern Nevada

Our non-profit brings the best of SkillUp Coalition resources together with Northern Nevada workforce development teams and employers. Our goal is simple – to get local workers into high-growth, in-demand jobs right here in Northern Nevada. Our employers offer a variety of career paths with high growth potential and provide on-the-job training and apprenticeship programs, all while earning a paycheck.

In addition to local employer connections, LevelUp Northern Nevada supports workers through career exploration tools, career coaching, training and education programs, and local workforce connections.

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