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
It is important to look at your career plans through a financial lens.
Getting to Work: In-Demand Careers
Which job sectors have the highest demand for skilled workers?
Getting to Work: Job Centers
Many agencies and organizations are dedicated to connecting job-seekers and employers.
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
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: Aviation
Alan turned his passion for flying into a career with endless possibilities.
Finding Your Pathway: Advanced Manufacturing
As a hands-on learner, Krissy knew that she wanted to work in an engineering field.
Finding Your Pathway: Dental Assistant
Alina wanted to find a career that she could begin right out of high school.
Finding Your Pathway: Network Administrator
Tommy learned that training and certification courses were the best pathway for his goals.
Finding Your Pathway: Electrician
Leyla is continuing a family tradition of beginning work in construction as an apprentice.
Finding Your Pathway: Changing Perspectives
A family changes their perspective on career tech education after their son finds success.
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
A high school program prepares a student for career success immediately upon graduation.
Finding Your Pathway Stackable Credentials
Stacking credentials helped Nancy Giron-Sanchez obtain a job as a registered nurse.
Finding Your Pathway Apprenticeship
Working as an apprentice helped journeymen electrician Will find his path to success.
Finding Your Pathway: Construction
A high school Valedictorian found her career pathway through a high school program.
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
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
There are alternatives to college that can help save money and find a successful career.
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
Explores how Career Technical Education has changed over the years.
Finding Your Pathway Apprenticeships
Ohio has hundreds of apprenticeship options across the state in many different fields.
Finding Your Pathway: Career Exploration
Students look to their parents for career guidance over anyone else.
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: Getting to Work is making a difference for our region.
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
Career pathways are intended to prepare high school students for high-demand jobs.
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 is addressing career readiness in SW Ohio.
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
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
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 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
Wayne Ivy, Director of Career Advancement and Alumni Relations at Per Scholas-Cincinnati and 2017 American Graduate Champion.
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
West Davis, Building Technologies Program Facilitator at Woodward Career Technical High School, and a 2017 American Graduate Champion.