is an interactive experience that introduces students to local and regional careers and employers to help them find a career pathway that is just right for them.
Our Career Discovery event is a major part of that mission. Students and employers in Autauga, Bullock, Chambers, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Perry, Russell, and Tallapoosa counties have the opportunity to participate in career exploration and workforce recruitment during Career Discovery.
To make sure we are reaching as many students and employers in our region, Central AlabamaWorks! hosts Career Discovery at two convenient locations; Southern Union State Community College and Trenholm State Community College.
Central AlabamaWorks! Career Discovery gives parents and students the tools and opportunity to explore potential career options and pathways. We’re connecting students with employers who can provide on-the-job insight and advice when it comes to choosing a pathway. For parents and guardians, Career Discovery is your “go-to” tool when helping your student envision their potential career pathway. Course choices that your eight grader makes going into his or her ninth grade year can affect their future career opportunities. Career Discovery is your resource to plan the progression of course choices from fifth grade through high school.
Central AlabamaWorks! Career Discovery connects employers to the rising workforce with an opportunity of building mentorship pathways, workforce pipelines and supporting the future generation of leaders. Region 5 employers have the opportunity to proactively build future workforce, while having a direct impact on community development. There are also opportunities to support this student exploration through sponsoring Career Discovery.
Career Discovery provides an interactive pathway experience for your students outside the classroom. Connect the dots between in-class instruction and on-the-job insight with Career Discovery’s annual event and library of resources to utilize all year long. Educators have access to Career Discovery resources to spark conversations and ignite interest about potential career pathways for their students.
The career clusters below provide information about the upcoming high-demand careers and their salary ranges, the steps you need to take to reach your career goals and the resources available to help you get there.