BSNC is owned by and exists for the benefit of our shareholders and descendants. BSNC strives to empower Our People as leaders of the Arctic region by providing meaningful employment, career development and scholarship opportunities for our shareholders and descendants.
The Shareholder Development Department works directly with shareholders and descendants to assist them in identifying and reaching educational and professional career goals and helps connect shareholders with employment opportunities within the BSNC family of companies. These programs include:
- Summer Internship Program
- Beringia Settlement Trust Scholarships
- Shareholder and Descendant Talent Bank
- Shareholder Owned Business Registry
- Descendant Registry
These programs empower Our People with options and opportunities through advancement of their careers and employment opportunities, and directly support our mission to improve the quality of life of Our People through economic development while protecting our land and preserving our culture and heritage.
BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications of a job. The BSNC Shareholder Development Department tracks and monitors the implementation of the Shareholder Hire Preference across its operations.