Careers Archive

Opening the Door

Jumpstart program offers free training for industrial jobs For many people, two of the biggest obstacles to gaining entry into specialized industrial jobs are lack of education and no affordable job training. For those facing this dilemma,

Roads to Success

Brazosport College has paths to well-paying industry careers By Anne Bartlett, Vice President, Industry & Community Resources, Brazosport College  Business is booming in Brazosport as a result of the incredible financial investments our industry partners are making in

Beating the Heat

A/C technicians in hot demand on Texas Gulf Coast Hot temperatures are a way of life on the Texas Gulf Coast. As a result, skilled Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HART) technicians will always be needed. Whether

Expanding Careers: Local industrial growth to boost instrumentation jobs

In Brazoria County, there are around 20 petrochemical companies that employ more than 14,000 individuals, making it the largest industry in our county. In fact, the Texas Gulf Coast industries are some of the largest suppliers of

Guide to Careers

For many people, deciding on a career can feel like taking a journey without either a map or a destination. Eventually, with some advice and direction, a little exploration, and maybe a dead end or two, you

Designing your future

Training available for a career in drafting Drafters are a cornerstone of design teams and work closely with engineers, designers, planners and architects. Experts in this field work with computer-aided design and drafting systems to prepare drawings,

Where there’s a spark …

Welders in hot demand throughout region When seeking a potential career, few professions are hotter at the moment than welding. Making up 10 to 15 percent of a construction crew, welders are in very high demand. One

Seeing the light

Jobs are available for trained electricians With fast-paced growth and expansion taking place throughout the community and the Texas Gulf Coast, the need for electricians is high. Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures,

A fitting solution

Millwrights, machinists have opportunities for growth If you enjoy precision work and problem solving, then a career as a millwright or a machinist might be the perfect fit. Local industry offers ongoing career opportunities for trained, mechanically

Lost Your Job? Where do you begin?

Changing careers after years in one job can seem overwhelming. Often the first steps — the mental and emotional ones — are the hardest. “People lose their jobs for many reasons,” says recruiting firm Harris Allied manager

Brazosport College Guide to Careers

For many people, deciding on a career can feel like taking a journey without either a map or a destination. Eventually, with some advice and direction, a little exploration, and maybe a dead end or two, you

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

At Brazosport College, we are focused on student success initiatives that provide the tools for you to reach your personal goals. We’re proud of our outstanding faculty, staff and many community partners to make this possible. Whether

Robert Bechlem: Pipefitting student invests in his future at BC

Robert Bechlem realizes the benefits of an education, and he’s taking full advantage of it. A resident of Surfside Beach, Robert enrolled at Brazosport College with the hopes of working toward a career that would allow him

Finding the Right Fit Qualified pipefitters are in constant demand

Brazoria County and southeast Texas are currently undergoing industrial growth in the petrochemical industry and, with that, comes a demand for qualified pipefitter craftsmen. Pipefitters fabricate, install and repair piping or tubing systems that convey liquid, gas