Columbus New Skills Ready Network

  • Columbus City Schools is a proud partner in JPMorgan Chase’s recent $7 million commitment to Columbus as part of their global career readiness initiative to develop pathways that give underserved students access to higher education and real-world work experiences that lead to high-wage, in-demand jobs.

    The New Skills Ready Network Initiative brings together partners including Columbus City Schools, Columbus State Community College, the Ohio State University, the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Department of Higher Education to institute career pathways in every high school that align to postsecondary education opportunities, particularly for students in underserved communities.

    Now is an excellent time to begin a career in Healthcare or IT!

    Information Technology: Computing and information technology (IT) is one of the fastest-growing job fields today. In fact, information technology careers are available in every sector of the economy. Careers in IT range include the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services. The information technology industry is a dynamic and entrepreneurial field that continues to have a revolutionary impact on the economy and on the world. 

    Healthcare: The world of health care is one of the fastest growing industries today. In a rapidly growing and aging population, this trend is likely to continue for some time, thus creating an abundance of health care related jobs and careers. In health care, your job choices are many and there are careers for those with varying levels of education.

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