American Graduate Getting to Work

WTVI-PBS Charlotte invites you to explore high-demand technical careers across our region that don’t require a four-year degree. Learn more by perusing PBS Charlotte’s career video library and exploring our list of local career pathways resources. Shift your career path into fifth gear TODAY!

Technical Career Video Library

 

NC Career Pathways Resources

Central Piedmont Community College – Pathways to Careers

  • Secondary Degree Completion
  • Career Training Programs
  • Career Advisors

Charlotte Works – Workforce Development Resources

  • Career Advising and Mentoring (high school youth and young adult)
  • Leadership Development
  • Workforce Training and Training Grants
  • Community Partnerships

Centralina Workforce NextGen Services

  • Workforce Readiness Training/Opportunities
  • Business Services (Talent/Management Strategies and Solutions)

Minds That Manufacture

  • Workforce Skills Training/Certifications
  • Advanced Manufacturing Centers
  • Youth Programming
  • Workforce Investment Board

Community Culinary School of Charlotte

  • Food Services Training Program
  • Job Placement Assistance

Job Corps

  • Free Career Planning, Training and Placement
  • Secondary Degree Completion or Equivalent
  • Earn College Credits

APSI Career Training Center

  • Free Workforce Development Programs/Seminars
  • Hero2Work Program (for veterans)
  • Customized Career Training

The ROC (Construction Training)

  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) Training (for in-school teens)
  • CTE Employment Opportunities
  • Construction-related Mentorships

Catawba Valley Community College – Manufacturing Academy

  • Manufacturing Career Courses/Degree Completion
  • Manufacturing Career Training
  • Distance and Continuing Education Opportunities

Apprenticeship 2000

  • Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeships
  • Dual Training (academic courses/in-company training)
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Job Placement

Apprenticeship Charlotte

  • Work-based Learning/Co-op
  • Earn Academic Credits

North Carolina Star Jobs

  • From the North Carolina Labor & Economic Analysis Division, Star Jobs is a new and simplified way to help you identify promising occupations
  • Star ratings are assigned based on wages, projected growth rate, and projected job openings, and each occupation has a rating of between 1 and 5 stars