Career Opportunities for the Class of 2020

Your Talent is IN DEMAND!

This page includes links to providers offering career training & specific job placement in the Charleston region.  

The opportunities listed are subject to change. Please contact all providers directly to confirm the status of the opportunity offered.

Students can contact their school’s Career Specialist, School Counselor, and their teachers for assistance.

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What is the SC Works program, and how much does it cost?

SC Works assists individuals who live in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties with developing professional and occupational skills leading to successful employment placement.  There is NO COST to participate, and you may be able to earn incentives as you achieve your goals in the program.

Take Action BottonWhat are the features & benefits of the SC Works program?

  • FREE Occupational Skills Training in your career pathway!
  • Paid Internships / On-the-Job Training!
  • Monetary Incentives – Money for meeting specific program goals!
  • Supportive Services, like transportation assistance!
  • Job readiness workshops & personalized career guidance assistance!

Talent Demand 17-22 CMCC

Charleston Metro Chamber’s
Talent Demand Study
What careers in the Charleston region are in the highest demand?

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NO COST Job Readiness & Career Credentialing Programs in
Manufacturing, Welding, HVAC, Hospitality, Culinary, Information Technology, and Truck Driver CDL

Mapping Your Path CMCC

Charleston Metro Chamber’s
“Mapping Your Path” 

This is the map to careers in Manufacturing, Healthcare, Construction, Hospitality, Information Technology, and Business!

NewCElogo TTCShort term courses leading to industry-recognized certifications for High Wage Careers – Scholarships Available

Common Skills in High Demand CMCC

Charleston Metro Chamber’s
Common Skills In High Demand Report
What skills did local human resources professionals say they look for in today’s job applicants?

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Pre-apprenticeships Leading to High Wage Careers in
Construction & Manufacturing
Scholarships Available

Getting Started

REMEMBER: “If it is to be, it is up to me!”

Additional Career Resources

Today’s Military – Current information on all branches of military service
2019/2020 Charleston Region’s College & Career Readiness Guide
SC Future Makers – Manufacturing Career Exploration
I MADE IT SC – Research STEM, Health Care, IT, & Manufacturing careers here in SC
Roadtrip Nation – Virtual Job Shadowing resources
Career One Stop - Large collection of career exploration resources – Recorded conversations with professionals from many occupations – Professionals providing career advice specifically for high school students
Connect ED - Collection of “Day at Work” videos by professionals in a wide rage of careers
FUTURE U – Explore the many careers available at Boeing.
SC ETV Career Aisle – Career exploration videos organized by career cluster
NASA – Explore amazing careers at NASA
Jobs Made Real - A career exploration website made by teens for teens
Watch Know Learn – An extensive collection of virtual job shadowing videos
Careers Out There – “Real Advice from Real Professionals”