As you consider your college major and future career options in Arkansas, it pays to look into the occupations in constant demand here.
Corey Goodman is a true go-getter. Even though he graduated Highland High School in 2016, Corey has already earned enough college credits taking online courses via Arkansas Tech University–Ozark Campus and the University of Central Arkansas that he’ll be a junior for the 2017-18 school year.
Although he was not able to go to college right after graduating, Jacob Veach made the most of it by working different jobs that taught him the need for higher education.
Marcus will continue to work under a journeyman electrician for the next three years until he completes the four years of training required before taking the state licensing exam. He says the apprenticeship keeps him on his toes because each day is different.
After witnessing many nurses serve as caregivers to her hospitalized grandmother, Sunnie Cunningham decided nursing was a career that would give her personal fulfillment.
Before heading to college, Jonni Jones served in the United States Army. After sustaining an injury to her ankle, she became medically separated and is now seeking a degree at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.