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If you are a student or young adult researching career pathways that are a best fit for you, we recommend using this page as your guide.


Tip: You should always start with a personality or interest assessment to get started – jump to Additional Resources and try an assessment today! 

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Workforce Solutions Capital Area connects local people to local jobs. Whether you need a job right now or are looking for a career pathway that will help you achieve the lifestyle you want to live, we’re here for you!

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Career Planning

Did you know Workforce Solutions can pay for your post-secondary training?

Check out our targeted occupations, which we’ve identified as in-demand in our region and reach out to our career center staff today to find out if you’re eligible for a scholarship.

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Finding the right job for you

  • Texas Reality Check: Determine how much money you will need to earn in the future to live the way you would like
  • My Next Move: Identify and/or explore career options. Search job options by key words, industry or interests
  • O'Net Interest Profiler: Helps you to identify possible career options based on your interests
  • mySkillsmyFuture: Identify career options based on your previous jobs
  • Achieve Texas: Search careers options by industry cluster

Applying to college

Paying for College

Additional Training Programs

  • Job Corps (512.665.7327): Free education and training program that helps low-income young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job.