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Transportation Outreach and Recruitment Resources

While demand for transportation workers will vary by region, subsector, and occupation, there will be a large number of job openings for high-skill and middle-skill workers across the transportation industry. Successful recruitment and upskilling of new and current workers who will be responsible for the operation, maintenance, and construction of the Nation’s transportation infrastructure will be critical to a system that meets the economic and security needs of the 21st century.

The NETWC, together with private and public industry partners looks to provide access for employers to a motivated and educated pool of d.  Here on the website you can take advantage of our extensive network of educational institutions and link up with job seekers in your state. Through this direct contact with universities and communities colleges, we can provide a qualified and professionally trained supply of workers to the in demand jobs across the industry

How does the NETWC partner with transportation employers and workforce development organizations?

  • Identify regional transportation job sector needs and priorities
  • Catalogue existing workforce development programs and best practices (see the Resource Search Tab)
  • Identify workforce gaps in skills and training,
  • Highlight best practices by employers in attracting, retaining and educating employees
  • Facilitate partnerships to address these gaps, and
  • Align transportation workforce development efforts and programming to meet regional industry job needs and priorities.

Millennial Generation and the Supply Chain

Companies that hope to thrive in today’s market and grow in the future must find ways to engage more millennials in their workforce and the triggers for that engagement are unique. Check out this video from our partners at MHI to find out how you can best utilize your resources to attract more workers to the supply chain field.

Transportation Outreach and Recruitment Resources: Institution of Transportation Engineers

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) has released new and updated information to assist with the recruitment and marketing efforts of organizations involved in transportation. These tools represent a first step in encouraging higher quality and more frequent outreach to pre-college students. Through outreach at the local levels and by local volunteers, a much broader student audience can be exposed to the transportation profession and be encouraged to develop a strong interest in pursuing a transportation-related career.

Find presentation, templates, educational partners, and more strategies across a wide gamut of ideas here, at the ITE website.


ITE’s Career Center offers great benefits, resources, and a user-friendly interface, making ITE a top destination for recruiting new talent for your organization. The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is an international membership association of transportation professionals who work to improve mobility and safety for all transportation system users and help build smart and livable communities.

Featured Partnership: American Public Transportation Association

APTA has a strong commitment to increasing resources for developing a better workforce in transit and public transportation.  In 2016, APTA became a national partner of the National Network of Transportation Workforce (NNTW).

Webinar series with NETWC

National Transit Curriculum – Full set of materials

Passenger Transport – Article about the National Transit Curriculum  

Virtual Career Network: Transit

YouTube Transit Careers – Green Jobs and A Whole Lot More

Additional Workforce Development Resources


Employer Pathways

Hiring Veterans

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