4 Career Training Programs Worth Considering

An Introduction to Career Training Programs

Did you know that many of the fastest growing careers, such as solar panel installers and health care aides, don’t require a four-year college degree[1]? Although many people are pushed into a traditional bachelor program after high school or are made to … Read More

How to Choose the Industry Certification Program for You

Tips for Choosing the Right Industry Certification Program

It’s a question people get asked a lot and that many people don’t always have an answer to: “What do you want to do with your life?”

Ideally, the career you choose will line up with your interests, help you work towards … Read More

OTC Alumni: Jesse’s Story (Florida Electrical Apprenticeship Training)

My electrical career started in August of 2012. I had been looking online to find a career path that would be both beneficial and interesting to me. I have always been around the construction industry and was searching online to find a school to further my education when I found … Read More

OTC Alumni: Nick’s Story (Salesforce)


Orange Technical College is inviting alumni to share their stories of career success in their own words. Contact us for a submission.

I came to the States from the Republic of Belarus in 2009, a small post-soviet country in Eastern Europe. The country offers no freedom of speech, no … Read More

Celebrate Career and Technical Education Month in February

Career and Technical Month by OTC

February is Career and Technical Education Month

February might be a month associated with hearts and flowers, but it’s also a month that’s dedicated to increasing public awareness of career and technical education opportunities. Career and Technical Education Month® (CTE Month) takes place across the US each February. During the … Read More

Looking for a Job? Focus on Developing These Skills

Key Skills Employers Look for in a New Hire by OTC

Key Skills Employers Look for in New Hires

You’ve earned your career certificate, you’ve developed the skills you need to do the job well and you’re ready to send out your resume to recruiters and potential employers. Before you start applying for jobs, it’s important to consider what employers … Read More

Considering a Hospitality and Tourism Career?

Signs a Hospitality & Tourism Career Is Right for You

One of the fastest growing industries in the US and around the world is the tourism and hospitality industry. In the US, there are more than 7.6 million travel, tourism and hospitality jobs, employing one out of every 18 people… Read More

Dr. Armbruster Director’s Message – December, 2018

With this being the last CTE-newsletter message of the calendar year-my sixth “last letter of the year” since coming to this role-I thought I would resend a portion of a message that I have sent out to others in the past, updated for this year:

I have a simple message … Read More