American Gradute: Getting to Work

American Graduate: Getting To Work

WVPB received a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to help advance education and career readiness in West Virginia. We are working with community partners throughout the state to assess workforce challenges and opportunities, and to produce content highlighting individuals as they pursue a variety of pathways leading to high-demand jobs and livable wages.

American Graduate: Building West Virginia's Workforce

A half hour program examine workforce development in West Virginia

In Demand West Virginia Jobs
Click on the image to see a video of each career.
Lineman

Lineman

Typical day: Climb equipment or structures to perform installation, repair or maintenance equipment.

Pipefitter

Pipefitter

Typical day: Create metal parts or components by cutting, welding or fabricating pipes.

Electrician

Electrician

Typical day: Install and test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.

Med Lab Tech

Med Lab Tech

Typical day: Operate lab equipment to test and analyze medical samples.

Auto Mechanic

Auto Mechanic

Typical Day: Inspect, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks

Community Partners
Workforce West Virginia
West Virginia Community Technical College System
Robert C Byrd Institute
Affiliated Construction Trades