Below are some great resources for more workforce information.

Work-Based Learning Toolkit

A toolkit developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in 2017 to support schools as they implement their own work-based learning programs. Learn more here.

Work-Based Learning

Apprentice & Pre-Apprenticeship

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry provides information for businesses as they develop apprentice and pre-apprenticeship opportunities for students. ​Learn more here.


High Priority Occupations

Each year, the high priority occupation (HPO) lists are determined for each of the 22 local workforce development areas in Pennsylvania. These occupational lists are determined by job demand, growth, and family sustaining wages. For more information on how the lists are compiled or to view lists by local workforce development area, learn more here.

PA In-demand Occupation List

The PA In-demand Occupation List (PA IDOL) shows what occupations are growing and have the most openings across the state of Pennsylvania. Learn more here.

NTRPDC Occupational Interviews

In 2020, Northern Tier BEP Career Coaches developed a video library of occupations so that students could continue to further their education on various careers. Learn more here.

O*NET OnLine

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, developers, researchers, and more!

Find, search, or browse across 900+ occupations based on your goals and needs. Then use comprehensive reports to learn about requirements, characteristics, and available opportunities for your selected occupation. Learn more here.

PA Workforce Statistics

Pennsylvania’s home to a wealth of workforce and economic data, including industry and occupational data, income statistics, and career information. Data is available directly through the online database in addition to products and services developed specifically for individuals and employers. Learn more here.