3-2-1...Careers in Action

Calling all students and teachers! It is your time to shine...prizes are on the line!

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas is hosting the 2021 Careers in Action student video contest for schools in our 19-county region! Middle school (6th-8th grade) and high school (9th-12th grade) students, with the sponsorship of a teacher from their school, are invited to create videos highlighting an in-demand career! Prizes will be awarded to winning teachers. Finalists will be recognized during a VIRTUAL Red Carpet Premiere. Details coming soon!

Prizes will be awarded for the best video within each of the five industry categories and divisions. All videos will also be eligible for the Grand Prize. Entries will be broken up by Middle School and High School and Small School (1A/2A/3A) and Large School (4A/5A/6A) classification. 

Enter for a chance to win one of these awesome classroom prize packages:

  • Digital Media Package – DSLR camera & accessories
  • iPad Package –  iPad & iPad pencil

Qualified Careers by Industry

Banking & Finance Industry

  • Accountant & Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Loan Officer

Healthcare Industry

 
  • Dental Hygienist
  • EMT & Paramedic
  • Nurse (RN or LVN)
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist
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Manufacturing Industry

  • General & Operations Manager
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic
  • Machinist
  • Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver
  • Welder

Public Service Industry

  • Correctional Officer
  • Firefighter
  • Military
  • Police Officer
  • Teacher
Skilled Trades Industry
  • Auto & Diesel Technician
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician
  • HVAC
  • Plumber

 2021 Project Timeline  
Wednesday, October 27th Video contest launch
Friday, November 19th @ 4:00pm Video submissions due!
Friday, December 3rd Finalists notified
Week of December 13th Virtual Red Carpet Premiere -  film screening of winning entries

Check out our 2020 Red Carpet Premiere for past contest winners!