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 is hosting a video contest for schools in our 19-county region. Middle (6th-8th grade) and high school (9th-12th grade) students who are sponsored by a teacher from their school are invited to create videos highlighting Texas's 16 career clusters. Prize money totaling $15,000 will be awarded to teachers for their classrooms!! Video submissions due by 5pm on Wednesday, September 20th! Flyer

About the videos...


Submitted videos should be 1-3 minutes in length and highlight one of Texas's 16 career clusters. Students may choose to highlight a particular career in their chosen cluster or provide a broad overview of the cluster. Videos should 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...

The video submission deadline has passed. We'll be announcing finalists soon! 

 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) 795-4303

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If you'd like to be updated about changes to current or the addition of information for this event, please notify us.
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