Most Promising Jobs of the Adirondack North Country 

Welcome to the "Most Promising Jobs of the Adirondack North Country" report — a guide designed to empower youth, families, educators, and career seekers with valuable insights into the employment landscape of New York’s North Country. In an era of dynamic economic shifts, this report illuminates the most promising job opportunities that lie ahead in our region over the next decade.

Whether you are a high school student contemplating future paths, a parent guiding your child's career decisions, an educator shaping the next generation, or an individual seeking a fulfilling career change, this report will help you explore the jobs that fit your personal interests, values, and lifestyle and embark on a journey towards a fulfilling and successful career in our vibrant and thriving community.

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The following resources offer career pathways guidance, opportunities, and information to explore the next steps in your education and employment journey. The resources below are regionally focused and connect with jobs, education, and training opportunities in the Adirondack region.

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    Department of Labor Employment Projections

    This Most Promising Jobs report is compiled from the New York State Department of Laborʼs Long-Term Occupational Projections 2020-2030, released in July 2023. Explore the employment projections data and interactive dashboards available on the employment projections website.

    Employment Projections
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    North Country Workforce Development Board

    Learn more about local OneWorkSource career centers that provide free help and resources to job seekers. Find regional listings of job and training opportunities, pathways to employment, and services for the North Country.

    NC Workforce
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    The Quick Reference Guide to Skilled Career Programs 

    This resource from Ticonderoga-Alliance is designed to help counselors, students, and parents sort out all the training options available through BOCES and more than 30 college-level programs that are taught at regional schools. It also provides admissions contact information and financial aid resources.

    Skilled Career Programs
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    New York State Department of Labor Jobs and Careers

    To get the resources and help you need to find a job, explore career options, view apprenticeship opportunities, and learn about a variety of programs offered, visit The New York Department of Labor’s jobs and career resources website.

    NYS DOL Jobs and Careers
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    GPS For Success

    This resource is a multi-platform website where students and adults can watch, read, and learn about career opportunities, income potential, and education/training requirements in 16 career clusters outlined as experiencing a shortage of skilled workers entering the workforce in Northern New York.

    GPS for Success
Jennifer Russell

Jennifer Russell

Vice President of Grants and Program