Have you ever wondered what jobs are in highest demand in today’s labor market? Afterall we are preparing students for careers and life after school. What opportunities are out there for them after they have a diploma or complete some form of post-secondary training? Career Voyages, a partnership between the Department of Labor and the Department of Education is a unique website designed to help students explore careers in a number of high growth industries.
According to their Web site the following are today’s highest growth industries:
• Advanced Manufacturing
• Health Care
• Homeland Security
• Information Technology
Emerging industries include: Biotechnology, Geospatial Technology and Nanotechnology. If you’re like me you are probably wondering what a couple of those even mean! Check out the this website, it’s well organized and provides a number of resources to help both you and your students understand opportunities in these high growth and emerging industries.
Career Development Tip for 10.31.08