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Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act
Perkins V federal grant program
Lindsay is the Vice President of Merchandising for Tommy Hilfiger, one of the most well-known fashion brands on the planet. As her job relies heavily on trends and knowledge, Lindsay travels the world and checks in on affiliates to see …
Lisa is a Project Manager with Turner Construction Company, one of the largest construction management companies in the United States. Working mostly with commercial properties, Lisa is responsible for making sure her team has the tools and resources necessary for …
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life. While this landmark piece of legislation initiated significant steps to make the country more …
Getting ready for your welding test? Read this article from the American Welding Society from Matt Scott, a welding instructor and department chair at Portland Community College (PCC), who discusses how to prepare and pass the weld test.
Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.
First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)
The number of jobs in the career for the past two years, the current year, and projections for the next 10 years. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs. Sources include Emsi industry data, staffing patterns, and OES data.
These companies are currently hiring for .
The educational attainment percentage breakdown for a career (e.g. the percentage of people in the career who hold Bachelor’s Degrees vs. Associate Degrees). Educational attainment levels are provided by O*NET.
Earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.
A list of hard skills associated with a given career ordered by the number of unique job postings which ask for those skills.
The skills for the career. The "importance" is how relevant the ability is to the occupation: scale of 1-5. The "level" is the proficiency required by the occupation: scale of 0-100. Results are sorted by importance first, then level.
A list of job titles for all unique postings in a given career, sorted by frequency.
Louisiana Community and Technical College member institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, marital status or veteran status in admission to or employment in its educational programs or activities. The following person(s) has/have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Delgado Community College
Director, Carl Perkins & Hilton Career Pathways
Nunez Community College