JOCO WORKS, presented by Novo Nordisk, is an industry-led collaborative supported by education, business, civic, and government partners created to meet the Johnston County, North Carolina (JOCO) workforce needs of the future. The collaborative culminates in a curriculum and an in-person career exposition specifically for 8th grade students.
JOCO WORKS presents real-world simulations and information about available career options. Students have the opportunity to explore exciting career paths. Each exhibit, both live and virtual, is presented by top employers in our region. Each career path includes sample occupations, general education requirements, and average salaries within the industry. By attending JOCO WORKS, students learn how to begin building a meaningful career at the beginning of high school.
The following worlds of workforce are emphasized at the JOCO WORKS event:
WHEN & WHERE
For all Johnston County 8th grade students;
November 7-8, 2024
WHO WE ARE
The JOCO WORKS collaborative partners include: Johnston Community College, Johnston County Public Schools, Johnston Economic Development, Neuse Charter School, Triangle East Chamber of Commerce, Triangle East Economic Development Foundation, Clayton Chamber of Commerce, Benson Chamber of Commerce, and the Towns of Johnston County. JOCO WORKS is a program of the Triangle East Economic Development Foundation 501(c)3.
Contact the JOCO WORKS partners at (919) 934-9166.
JOCO WORKS is a huge endeavor, but one we believe will provide Johnston County industries a talent pipeline. As a sponsor, you will have the opportunity to reach up to 4,000 future workers. Each level provides your company with recognition and exposure in publications and on the web site. This event will make an impact on students, administrators, parents and legislators, as well as your own industry. With your help and sponsorship, JOCO WORKS will send the message to students that there are many career choices with various education paths and now is the time to begin their journey.
SECURE YOUR JOCO WORKS EXHIBIT
All sponsorships include exhibit space, exposure to approximately 4,000 future workers, branded virtual presence in JOCO WORKS CareerVerse, and business listing in the printed student guide and on the JOCO WORKS website. Show your commitment to the future workforce in Johnston County by partnering with this annual event.
2023 JOCO WORKS SPONSORS
2023 JOCO WORKS WORLD LEADERS
CONTACT US (919) 934-9166
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