Human Capital Development

Human Capital is the skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by an individual or population, viewed in terms of their value or cost to an organization or country. McCook Economic Development Corporation is committed through a variety of programs to improve the area’s human capital and to make connections to the individuals who believe in Southwest Nebraska and the opportunities for them here.


Accelerated Interns of McCook – This program helps connect local employers with local students in structured summer internships.

McCook Mastermind Alliance – A program designed to provide leadership support groups for current and future leaders in the community.

Come Back to Southwest Nebraska – If you are interested in moving to Southwest Nebraska in the near future, get added to our database and we’ll try to connect you to the opportunities that can bring you home.

Entrepreneurship, Retirement, and Professional Networks for Success – If you have skills and knowledge on how to start or run a successful business and would be willing to give some of your time to others in the business committee, sign up to be in our database. If you are starting a new business and want some extra help, please contact us. We help make connections between new business owners and experienced business owners and professionals to help in your success.