Whatcom County employers hope you’ll consider working at their companies as you plan to enter the workforce. Here’s why.
Big money, no debt. “I don’t want to sit at a desk all day and work on a computer. I want to do more hands-on work, so I thought the best way to do that was being a plumber or an electrician or a welder.”
Career aptitude test: Take this online test (5 to 10 minutes) and you’ll receive recommendations for careers that are a good match for you.
Holland Codes is an aptitude test that helps people just like you narrow down career options. This website can help you learn what type of work environments match your personality. Take the test! Your results might be surprising.
You should know: “Some 30 million jobs in the United States that pay an average of $55,000 per year don’t require bachelor’s degrees.” High-paying trade jobs sit empty while high school grads line up for university.
Can you picture yourself working at any of these large employers in Whatcom County?
Check out this cool resource! Explore careers, view job trends, find education and training via Washington Career Bridge.
You can search the entire State of Washington for apprenticeship programs, but we recommend that you search by county, narrowing the options down to just Whatcom. You are needed right here in your hometown.
Job Corps offers tuition free training that can connect you with the skills and education you need to get the career you want.
People just like you help make cool stuff in Whatcom County! Here’s a list of products manufactured by local employers. Want to help?
Avoid scams, avoid wasting your time. Here’s how to choose a private training school in Washington state.
Search for Whatcom County private career training schools on this website.