Top Career Learning Opportunities Available for High School Students in Today’s CTE

Today, officially kicked-off this year’s exciting and month-long celebration of Alabama Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month which is February 1st-28th.

Examples of some of the high paying and in-demand careers that Alabama CTE students are preparing for include the following:

• Aquaculture and Sports Turf Management  

• Civil Engineering       

• Culinary Arts – Executive Chefs     

• Human Resources Manager    

• Information Technology and Cybersecurity                                           

• Journalism (radio, television, print)

• K-12 Education/Teacher

• Law Enforcement, Firefighter, and First Responders

• Medical Professions (physician, nursing, dentistry)

• Military Service and Leadership

• Social Work Professional     

There are hundreds of other career fields and CTE learning opportunities available statewide for students. Alabama’s high school and middle school CTE programs are considered by many to be some of the best in the U.S.


Source:  Alabama State Department of Education


A pre-apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where a student can obtain hands-on classroom instruction and a nationally recognized portable credential that can lead to full-time employment with a Registered Apprenticeship employer. Pre-apprenticeships are being offered at Jefferson State(Carson Road Campus) or Lawson State(Bessemer Campus).  For more information about the pre-apprenticeship program visit 

Resume Writing

Quick Tips

  • Always have some one proof read 
  • Needs to be 1-2 pages 
  • Have a professional email address 
  • Remember you may be questioned about what you list on your resume so always tell the truth
  • Needs to be neat 
  • This is your first impression on a potential employer 
  • Don’t forget this needs to be accompanied with a cover letter

Need help creating your resume? Reach out your Career Coach for more information and help!

Dr. LaJauna Hamer

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