Fueling North Carolina’s Job Engine, Meeting Workforce Demands
North Carolina’s economy is ranked among the best in the country, and the community college system is front and center in helping ensure that we have a vibrant economy now and in the future.
North Carolina Connected
North Carolina is well positioned with four international airports, two deep-water seaports, and expansive rail and highway systems to connect the various regions of our state. From the mountains to the coast, we have vibrant rural and urban communities. Due to the technical jobs that we help to provide training for, we are seeing significant growth in various industry sectors such as aerospace, automotive, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, technology, customer service, construction trades, and more.
North Carolina Marketplace
North Carolina’s pro-business mindset and strategic planning have well positioned NC in the global marketplace and why we are seeing corporate giants such as Amazon, Apple, Eli Lilly, Google, Red Hat, Sonic Boom, Toyota, and VinFast announce plans to expand in North Carolina. The Community College System is the job engine for North Carolina, and will provide the talent needed to meet workforce demands.
North Carolina Growth
From 2020 through 2022 these companies announced nearly 15,000 new jobs in North Carolina, totaling a $19.3B economic impact in North Carolina.
We help you recruit the talent and skills needed, train and develop your workforce to help retain your employees, and expand your workforce to meet growing and diversified needs. We offer:
• Apprenticeship placement
• Biopharma and life science training
• Customized training
• Small business assistance
Find a College
Our statewide system is unified and comprises 58 community colleges, each is unique and a hub for business and industry in their service areas. Learn how to partner with us.
Find a Job
Check out our bank of current available opportunities – by location and by job type. Also, check out our upcoming Job Fairs.
Workforce Development Courses
We provide a variety of small business, industry-specific, and customized training opportunities. View our statewide list.
Our Portfolio of Companies and Associations
We have strong partnerships with the North Carolina Chamber and the North Carolina Department of Commerce to help attract businesses to our great state. Each of our Great 58 Community Colleges is a strong partner and a hub for workforce development in their communities. Join our list of impressive industry partners.
North Carolina Community College System
Administrative Assistant for Economic Development