3-2-1... Careers in Action

3...2...1... Careers in Action!

Calling all students and teachers! It is your time to shine! 


Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission hosted the inaugural Careers in Action video contest for schools in our 19-county region during fall of 2017. Middle (6th-8th grade) and high school (9th-12th grade) students, with the sponsorship of a teacher from their school, were invited to create videos highlighting Texas's 16 career clusters. Prize money totaling over $17,000 was awarded to teachers for their classrooms!! Check out the submissions from our contest winners! 

About the videos...


Submitted videos were required to be 1-3 minutes in length and highlight one of Texas's 16 career clusters. Students could choose to highlight a particular career in their chosen cluster or provide a broad overview of the cluster. Videos also needed to contain the following:

  • introductory title frame including: campus name, sponsoring teacher's name, career cluster, & entry name  
  • information about career pathways (high school, post-secondary, and employment opportunities)
  • information about local, regional, and/or state employers...extra points earned for an interview with an employer and/or person in the field of work
  • essential knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • listing of people involved in creating the video (credits)
Acceptable file formats: MPG, MPEG, MOV, or WMV

**Please view our FAQ section for additional details regarding this contest.**


Video Submissions...

Check out all our video finalists!

 2017 Project Timeline  
 Monday, August 28th  Video contest announced
 Wednesday, September 20th @ 5pm Video submissions due
 Friday, September 22nd Judges review videos & select winners
 Monday, September 25th Finalists notified 
 Wednesday, September 27th @ 10am Red Carpet Premiere at The Historic Paramount Theatre
352 Cypress St, Abilene, TX 79601

Additional questions? 


-View our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
-Email cia@workforcesystem.org
-Call (325) 795-4327

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