Carolina Classrooms: Bits, Blowtorches, and Bank Accounts: Exploring Career Education

The fast pace of technology greatly impacts workforce development and labor market trends. Today the fast pace of technology, in conjunction with the many workplace pivots precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaves parents and students with many questions about careers and how to prepare for them.

This Carolina Classroom episode explores opportunities for students preparing to enter the workforce directly after high school. The episode features student guests who share their experiences identifying nontraditional career pathways and training opportunities. Viewers will learn about available funding for career education, preparatory training paths, nontraditional career options, and emerging career demands due to the pandemic.