Our Mission is to lift working adults out of poverty and into living wage careers through education.

printed on: 10-20-2014

Four out of Four

To be listed as a Sponsored Career, each occupation must offer:

  1. A Living Wage
  2. Benefits
  3. Opportunity for Professional Growth
  4. Local Employers in need of skilled employees

Ron Modesty

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Connect with our Employer Coordinator: Ron Modesty

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Learn More!

It is important to research your career choice. We have some suggested links to help you get started:

Sponsored Career Fields

Capital IDEA awards sponsorship for educational training up to a college level certificate or associate’s degree in the below career fields.

Careers in
Healthcare

Healthcare Careers Status Restrictions
Biotechnology
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting none
Dental Hygienist
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting none
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting none
Licensed Vocation Nurse (LVN)
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting none
Medical Coder
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting none
Medical Labratory Technician
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting none
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting none
Physical Therapy Assistant
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting none
Registered Nurse (RN, ADN)
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »

Also available at Temple College – Learn more »

Recruiting none
Respiratory Therapist
Training offered at Temple College – Learn more »
Recruiting none
Surgical Technician
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting none

Professional Union Programs Status Restrictions
Carpenter – Local Union 1266
Training offered by Local 1266 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Electrician – Local Union 520
Training offered by Austin Electrical Join Apprenticeship and Training Committee – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Iron Worker – Local Union 482
Training offered by Iron Workers Apprenticeship and Training Department – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Plumbers and Pipefitters – Local Union 286
Training offered by Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 286 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Sheet Metal Workers – Local Union 67
Training offered by Sheet Metal Workers International Training Institute – Learn more »
Recruiting None
High Tech & Trade Careers Status Restrictions
Automotive Technician
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Computer Support Specialist
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Electronics Technician
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Game and Visualization Programming
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC)
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Land Surveying Technology & Geomatics
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Local Area Network Systems – Network Administration
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Power Technician
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Renewable Energy Technician
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None
Utility Lineman
Utility Lineworker Opportunities – Learn more »
Training offered at Austin Community College – Learn more »
Recruiting None