Getting to Work

Whether you’re still in high school, recently graduated, or looking to make a change in your career, there are many resources to help you.

Getting to Work: Smart Money

Getting to Work: Smart Money

It is important to look at your career plans through a financial lens.

Getting to Work: In-Demand Careers

Getting to Work: In-Demand Careers

Which job sectors have the highest demand for skilled workers?

Getting to Work: Job Centers

Getting to Work: Job Centers

Many agencies and organizations are dedicated to connecting job-seekers and employers.

Getting to Work: Community Colleges

Getting to Work: Community Colleges

Community colleges remain a key resource for preparing students for the world of work.

Getting to Work: Ohio Technical Centers

Getting to Work: Ohio Technical Centers

OTC’s are accredited institutions serving adults looking to gain skills and certifications.

Finding Your Pathway: Career Exploration

There are many career paths for young people in many different job sectors. Whether it’s a career tech program in high school, an apprenticeship, or a certificate program after high school, there are many options.

Finding Your Pathway: Changing Perspectives

Finding Your Pathway: Changing Perspectives

A family changes their perspective on career tech education after their son finds success.

Finding Your Pathway: Information Technology

Finding Your Pathway: Information Technology

A two-year degree in information technology sets a student on his career path.

Finding Your Pathway: Diesel Forklift Mechanic

Finding Your Pathway: Diesel Forklift Mechanic

A high school program prepares a student for career success immediately upon graduation.

Finding Your Pathway Stackable Credentials

Finding Your Pathway Stackable Credentials

Stacking credentials helped Nancy Giron-Sanchez obtain a job as a registered nurse.

Finding Your Pathway Apprenticeship

Finding Your Pathway Apprenticeship

Working as an apprentice helped journeymen electrician Will find his path to success.

Finding Your Pathway: Construction

Finding Your Pathway: Construction

A high school Valedictorian found her career pathway through a high school program.

Workplace Learning: A Family’s Perspective

Workplace Learning: A Family’s Perspective

Two parents discover that a career-technical pathway is best for their son.

Finding Your Pathway: How Parents Can Help

The world of work facing young people today is different from the one their parents or other family members entered even 15 years ago. By being better-informed or even challenging long-held misconceptions, parents can help their children be better prepared for the work force of today and tomorrow.

Finding Your Own Path: A Mom's Story

Finding Your Own Path: A Mom’s Story

Nathan knew what he wanted to do when he grew up, but his mom’s hopes were much different.

Finding Your Pathway: College Isn't the Only Option

Finding Your Pathway: College Isn’t the Only Option

There are alternatives to college that can help save money and find a successful career.

Finding Your Pathway: Understanding Credentials

Finding Your Pathway: Understanding Credentials

Credentials demonstrate mastery of specific career skills, but there are many types.

Finding Your Pathway: Today's Career Technical Education

Finding Your Pathway: Today’s Career Technical Education

Explores how Career Technical Education has changed over the years.

Finding Your Pathway Apprenticeships

Finding Your Pathway Apprenticeships

Ohio has hundreds of apprenticeship options across the state in many different fields.

Finding Your Pathway: Career Exploration

Finding Your Pathway: Career Exploration

Students look to their parents for career guidance over anyone else.

Finding Your Pathway: Professional Skills

Finding Your Pathway: Professional Skills

What skills do employers most look for in new hires, and how to prepare.

General Campaign Videos

American Graduate: A Partner Testimonial

American Graduate: A Partner Testimonial

American Graduate: Getting to Work is making a difference for our region.

American Graduate: Kevin J. Fleming, PhD

American Graduate: Kevin J. Fleming, PhD

Author Kevin Fleming has partnered with us to identify paths to high-paying careers.

American Graduate - Find Your Pathway

American Graduate – Find Your Pathway

Career pathways are intended to prepare high school students for high-demand jobs.

Ohio's Mayors Address Looming Skilled Worker Shortage

Ohio’s Mayors Address Looming Skilled Worker Shortage

Ohio’s mayors are working to address the need for skilled workers across the state.

American Graduate: Getting to Work (2019 Promo 1)

American Graduate: Getting to Work (2019 Promo 1)

American Graduate: Getting to Work is addressing career readiness in SW Ohio.

Talking Jobs with Ohio's Next Governor

Talking Jobs with Ohio’s Next Governor

Check out the Talking Jobs with Ohio’s Next Governor Livestream and Preview here.

David Fogarty announces American Graduate: Getting to Work

David Fogarty announces American Graduate: Getting to Work

CET President David Fogarty recently announced the station’s participation in American Graduate: Getting to Work, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

65 by 2025 Attainment Goal

65 by 2025 Attainment Goal

By 2025, 65% of Ohio’s workforce will have a 2-year, 4-year, or certified marketable skill.

IN-DEMAND JOBS WEEK

In-Demand Jobs Week

In-Demand Jobs Week is a statewide celebration of jobs, industries and skills that are in-demand in Ohio. In 2018, In-Demand Jobs Week occurs during the first full week of May.

American Graduate Champion - Wayne Ivy

American Graduate Champion – Wayne Ivy

Wayne Ivy, Director of Career Advancement and Alumni Relations at Per Scholas-Cincinnati and 2017 American Graduate Champion.

American Graduate Champion - Tim Arnold

American Graduate Champion – Tim Arnold

Tim Arnold, CEO of Lawn Life, has been selected as a 2017 American Graduate Champion for his work with youth in Cincinnati.

American Graduate Champion - West Davis

American Graduate Champion – West Davis

West Davis, Building Technologies Program Facilitator at Woodward Career Technical High School, and a 2017 American Graduate Champion.