Careers Archive

How do you choose a career (or college major)?

Making a decision about your college major and what you want to do as a career can be overwhelming. What’s the best way to pick a career that will bring satisfaction and room for growth down the

LSC can prepare you for a rewarding career in information technology

Today, computers and information technology touch nearly every aspect of our daily life, so it stands to reason – information technology careers are in big demand. From watching TV to diagnosing diseases, information technology allows businesses to

53 Workforce Programs

53 Workforce Programs Lone Star College offers in the following fields: Architecture & Construction Arts, Audio/Visual Technology & Communication Business Management & Administration Education & Training Energy & Manufacturing Finance Health Science Hospitality Information Technology Law, Public Safety,

Get trained for in-demand jobs at LSC

The greater Houston area continues to see huge demand in many fields that offer good salaries and great employment opportunities now and in the future, according to the Gulf Coast Workforce Board. Thanks in part to an

World class training centers

Lone Star College remains at forefront of preparing the workforce of tomorrow The demand for middle-skill jobs in the greater Houston area will continue to grow – the Port of Houston alone is expected to see a

5 steps to a new career

1. Admission: Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process. Go to LoneStar.edu/Admissions. 2. Registration & payment: Lone Star College offers lots of degrees and certificates to choose from,

Career Training Centers of Excellence

  LSC responds to workforce needs of the community There are 74,000 middle skills job openings projected every year through 2017. And nearly  19,000 of those jobs are expected in the petrochemical, and commercial and industrial construction

Fast growing ‘middle-skill’ jobs in Gulf Coast region

The Gulf Coast region of Texas, including the greater Houston area, is one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, and with a rising population comes rising job demand, far beyond the energy industry. This rising tide

Accelerate your career with FastTrack programs at LSC

Joining the workforce as soon as possible can be critical. That’s why Lone Star College helps put students on a FastTrack to a new career in as little as six weeks! LSC offers lots of exciting FastTrack career

Lone Star College puts truck drivers on the map

The Port of Houston is one of the busiest in the world and relies on the transportation industry to move the tons of cargo that comes through its docks. Currently there is a shortage of trained drivers

The Lone Star College HVAC-R program heats up career options

During Houston’s brutal summers, a person who can repair air conditioners is in high demand – just ask someone whose air conditioner breaks down on a triple-digit summer afternoon. The National Bureau for Labor Statistics Job Outlook

Information technology a cutting-edge career

Today, computers and the Internet play an integral role in everything from using the phone to shopping, schoolwork and more. Computer technology continues to advance in ways that most couldn’t have predicted even 10 years ago. Who

Health Careers Boom

It’s no secret that as the baby boomers age, medical care providers are going to need a massively expanded workforce to meet demand. According to a Department of Labor job search site, many of the fastest-growing occupations

State-of-the-Art Energy & Manufacturing Institute Building

“More than 50 percent of energy companies have labor shortages and the sector is struggling with solutions,” said Chevron Chairman and CEO John Watson at a recent American Association of Blacks in Energy annual conference. Lone Star

Cathy Rodriguez Massage Therapy Becomes Career by Luck

Cathy Rodriguez’s choice to register for the massage therapy program at Lone Star College-North Harris was one of luck. Rodriguez had missed the deadline to sign up for another program at the college, and thought that she

CTE NON-CREDIT PROGRAMS Median Salaries & Job Growth Expectancy

Wage Data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, September 2013, www.bls.gov/oes. Employment Projections based on Gulf Coast area, from Texas Workforce Commission’s LMCI Division, funded by

Cisco Networking Academy Allows Graduate to Follow Passion

Life is good for Richard Horn. He recently gained a fulfilling position as a cyber security network engineer with Enterprise Products, a leading U.S. provider of midstream energy services, and is being compensated handsomely for his skills