Educator Workforce Outreach – SOCHE

SOCHE collaborates with K-12 schools and employers, inspiring students to explore and pursue the variety of careers available in Ohio.


In-Demand Careers

Engineer working in a chemical lab

Ohio In-Demand Careers

Ohio has a number of in-demand careers in growing industries that need more workers both now and in the future. Ohio’s Top Jobs page provides valuable insights to help guide students toward a future in each career.

View In-Demand Careers

Help Your Students Find and Apply for Internships

High school internships are an opportunity to work with at real-world employers, giving your students a head-start in narrowing their career focus while developing professional skills one can only learn with experience.

Incorporate Preparing for the Application Process into Your Lesson Plan

Help Businesses Design and Implement an Internship Program

SOCHEintern is available to help your local businesses set up a customized internship program for your students. SOCHEintern helps employers create a job description specific to high school students' skill set and availability, so both the student and employer have a positive experience. Contact SOCHEintern using the form at the link provided, or email us at

Share Career Exploration with Your Students

Click the links for information about specific careers and the steps to getting a job in each career.

Think TV

Think TV provides career exploration resources on their website including videos and lists of careers to consider.

Visit Think TV

Career Cruising

Career Cruising, made possible by the Dayton Metro Library, helps users identify which careers will be their best fit. Have your library login ready.

Cruise Careers

STEM Career Lab

STEM Career Lab is a collection of videos and resources that students may use to explore a variety of STEM careers.

Find STEM Careers

Career Pathways

Career Pathways look at education and training, wage and outlook information for related occupations.

View Career Pathways


Manufacturing is one of many in-demand careers in Ohio. Students can watch virtual manufacturing tours to learn about careers in manufacturing.

Take the Tours