In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).
CSULA’s Dr. Mauricio Castillo says because metro L.A. leads the pack in the business areas of manufacturing and production, it’s a great place to launch a career as an industrial designer.
When the minimum wage for Los Angeles’ hotel workers increases in 2015, it may be the biggest pay hike of its kind in the nation.
Dr. Marianne Hatter-Pollara, a professor at California State University, Northridge, says CSUN is doing its part to help address the nursing shortage in metro Los Angeles.
Nico Melendez says Los Angeles needs more highly-skilled transportation security screeners to help fight terrorism and keep air travelers safe.
Dr. Ric Alviso says a successful music educator in Los Angeles must be an exceptional musician and performer, in addition to being well-connected and culturally-responsive.
Dr. Hengchun Ye, of CSULA, says in order for geographers to compete for a projected blast of upcoming job openings in LA.
Elizabeth White, the director of the veterinary technology program at Pierce College, says the veterinary medical field in Los Angeles is offering a growing number of job opportunities.
Psychotherapist Betsy Spier, an instructor at UCLA Extension, says substance abuse counselors in Los Angeles are expected to be in high demand in coming years.
Megan Eigenbrod, a disability management counselor at California State University, Northridge, is committed to preparing business majors with disabilities for the labor force in Los Angeles.
Veteran criminalist Donald Johnson says the criminal justice system is in need of sharp forensic scientists that excel in science, math and computer technology.
Dr. Sunil Mangalassary of CSULA says a demand for nutritious food selections is creating a fresh wave of employment opportunities for innovative food scientists.
Bob Hope Airport in Burbank not only generates tens of thousands of local jobs within a single year, but also feeds a diverse amount of ancillary markets.
Dr. Flavia S. Fleischer, of California State University, Northridge, discusses how CSUN is now preparing students for a huge spike in the number of projected job openings for sign language interpreters.
Dr. Lorie H. Judson, professor and director of the School of Nursing at California State University, Los Angeles, discusses how CSULA is now readying nurse practitioners for anticipated job growth.