Learn, get inspired, and get connected to career and training opportunities.

Looking for a job, trying to find the right career can be stressful, no matter if you’re just starting out or starting over. Even for high school students and for families trying to guide them finding the right path is a journey filled with lots of information.


Adults, caregivers, students, and educators can access a hub of trusted career education, information and tools to build a roadmap for success.

Are you just beginning your journey into finding the right career for you? Don't know where to start? Start here.

If you have already been part of the workforce, but are looking to "reskill" or find a new career path, start here.

Are you looking for employment opportunities, apprenticeships, and other training? Start here.

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MFG Works Summit

Host: Catalyst Connection
Location: St. Vincent College
Time: 8AM - 4:15PM
About: WQED launched Future Jobs-Working Today to over 150 attendees at Catalyst Connection's MGF Summit and met with others on the program and the role that we can play in helping the manufacturing segment find skilled workers.

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July 15Clairton Community Day

Host: City of Clairton
Location: Clairton High School
About: We are excited to join with communities and other organizations to celebrate neighborhoods and the people that live there. Come join us as we introduce you to careers and work through Future Jobs Working Today. Look for the WQED Future Jobs Working Today at this event.

July 31DressforSuccess/EmployHER Opportunity Fair

Host: DressforSuccess/EmployHER
Location: Commonwealth Charter Academy at the Waterfront Homestead
Time: 12:00 noon-6:00 PM
About: What's an opportunity fair? A one stop shop for women to access the support they need. At the opportunity fair, participants can look forward to: Direct access to supportive services for you and your family Opportunities to enroll in personal & professional development training programs Onsite interviews for those selected by the EmployHER Pittsburgh hiring partners Connection with a success partner to support you in meeting your goals Self-care stations, food, and so much more What's an opportunity fair? A one stop shop for women to access the support they need. At the opportunity fair, participants can look forward to: Plus, FREE childcare will be provided onsite!

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It’s Never too Late to Switch Careers

According to statistics, the average American has 12 jobs in their lifetime.

Some of these job changes can be a simple change, such as working in a call center at one company and moving to a call center in another organization. However, often these changes are people from all walks of life often start in one industry and switch to another.

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Why is there a nursing shortage and how can you help?

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing conducted a study in 2020 which found that the average age of a registered nurse is 52 years old.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2034, there will be 77 million people age 65 and older. As we age, we also are at risk of developing chronic conditions. So, an older population means more people will be needing nursing care.

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How can you help your middle/high school family member figure out what they want to do when they graduate?

Luckily, right here in Pittsburgh there are amazing training programs, apprenticeships, trade school, a community college, and four-year colleges. All possibilities can lead to a happy future with a good career!

Whether you are or not you realize it, your student is constantly observing the world around them, taking in information, noticing patterns, and trying to consider what they might be interested in when they graduate.

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Featured Partner Profiles

Rosedale Technical College

Rosedale Technical College is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit higher education institution located in Kennedy Township, PA. The college was recently ranked 11th on Forbes’ list of Top 25 two-year trade schools in the nation based on post-graduate success, affordability, graduation completion rates, and overall student experience.

What we offer: Training in Automotive/Collision Repair/Diesel, Electrical, HVAC, Truck Driving, and Welding


Washington Health System

For over 125 years, Washington Health System (WHS) has proudly maintained our community-based focus and our commitment to providing exceptional services in Washington, Greene and surrounding counties. Our two-hospital, award-winning health system has over 2000 employees, and more than 40 off-site locations throughout three counties.

We focus on community health and preventive care to empower our employees to provide unwavering commitment to our mission of Great Patient Care.


The Corner

Conveniently located along 5th Avenue in New Kensington, The Corner anchors the rapidly developing Corridor of Innovation business district, serves as the area’s premier shared office (coworking) space, and is home of Penn State’s New Kensington’s innovation hub, hosting free entrepreneurial and small business development support and programming.

Training opportunities: Entrepreneurial development & support, Opportunity Accelerator series, Idea Test Lab, One-on-one business coaching & mentorship, Monthly speaker series.


WQED thanks these community organizations for their collaboration and input:

  Catalyst Connection   The Advanced Leadership Institute   Vibrant Pittsburgh  

WQED thanks these organizations for their partnership and funding support:

Click on an organization to learn more about their work and opportunities.