The Workforce of Tomorrow, Ready Today

Metro Atlanta’s thriving international and multicultural communities, innovation ecosystems, host of HBCUs and other higher ed institutions, and hallowed history as a torchbearer of the Civil Rights movement all combine to attract and nurture the diverse, skilled workforce your business needs to grow.

A Greenhouse for Smart, Skilled Talent

With some of America’s top-ranked colleges and universities, six HBCUs and a vast technical college system, our extraordinary higher-ed community creates a steady pipeline of diverse, educated and skilled talent ready to get to work.

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Diverse Graduating Class

Across the Atlanta region there are over 275,000 college and university students. Located in the heart of Atlanta is Georgia State University, a university that graduates more Black students than any other college or university in the country.

Where You Can Make Your Mark

Atlanta is home of challengers, innovators and pioneers. We celebrate the changemakers that have amplified the region and truly left a mark on the region. Through our Backed by ATL program, we help accelerate grow for promising businesses and entrepreneurs. Read more about Atlanta’s innovation here.

ATL Interns After 5

ATL Interns After 5 is our signature young talent program designed to help build critical talent pipelines and introduce the workforce of tomorrow to all that metro Atlanta has to offer. We provide metro Atlanta’s future leaders with access to the business community in a network of their peers. 

Why Talent Thrives Here


Despite metro Atlanta’s status as a global business hub, it’s also a diverse mosaic of welcoming neighborhoods where everyone can find a place to feel at home. 


Hip hop’s Southern capital. Sports mecca. Foodie dream. Gallery of the arts. International crossroads. All of these describe metro Atlanta, but they don’t begin to cover the full spectrum of cultural amenities here.


With a booming job market, a stream of growth industries and a steady influx of new companies moving here, metro Atlanta is a magnet for top talent seeking long-term career opportunities.


2023 Talent Supply Report

In a rapidly shifting workforce landscape, Metro Atlanta continues to grow and strengthen its talent pipelines. Equip yourself with actionable data around Georgia’s talent supply and its growing job demand.

Expansions of Georgia’s Childcare and Parent Services Program

Examine the latest data in support of childcare through Georgia’s Child and Parent Services (CAPS) program. A commissioned study from the Metro Atlanta Chamber with Georgia State University’s Policy Labs.

Opportunities Lost

Understand barriers to workforce participation and education particularly for women, single parents, low-income households and families in Georgia.