Stories: How High Priority Occupations Work

November 24, 2010

Every year the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry puts out a list of High Priority Occupations. These are jobs that are in demand, have higher skill needs, and pay a family-sustaining wage. The list gives colleges and career assistance centers direction in helping out-of-work Pennsylvanians find a new career. WPSU's Emily Reddy went to the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport to find out who's getting trained for these High Priority Occupations.