Career Planning

Workforce Solutions Capital Area offers you a variety of resources to help you learn about and prepare for good paying, satisfying jobs and careers.

RESOURCES

Career Planning

The Greater Austin area is one of the fastest growing areas to live and work in the United States. There are many exciting career opportunities that await you. It is important to begin exploring career options early to make informed decisions regarding high school endorsement areas, classes, college and/or work.

Career Profiles

We have developed a series of industry and occupational career profiles that contain information on growth projections, salary expectations, and education/skill requirements.

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Focused on the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/ resources.

Agriculture Cluster

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Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism and entertainment services.

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Business Management & Administration

Careers in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.

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Education & Training

Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.

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Finance

Planning and related services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.

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Government & Public Administration

Planning and performing government functions at the local, state and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue and taxation and regulations.

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Hospitality & Tourism

Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as restaurant and food/beverage services, lodging, travel and tourism, recreation, amusement and attractions.

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Human Services

Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care and consumer services.

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Information Technology

Building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.

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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Planning, managing and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

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Manufacturing

Planning, managing and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

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Marketing

Planning, managing and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.

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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.

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Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Planning, management and movement of people, materials and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

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Contact Us

Workforce Solutions Capital Area – Career Awareness

Contact:
Leslie Puckett
Director, Research & Career Awareness
Emailleslie.puckett@wfscapitalarea.com
Phone: 512.597.7121

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