The employment outlook for carpentry graduates is very promising. Construction is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States offering a wide variety of employment opportunities. Today there is a major shortage of skilled workers entering this field. All that a potential student has to do is look in the local newspaper’s “Want Ads” to see these employment opportunities.
In the last few years, the requests for Cooperative Education students have exceeded the demand. Many times it is overlooked that up to 50% of young people do not go to college or only attend for a short period of time. These young people need to learn a trade in order to make a decent living.