I'm an engineer for a company that certifies aircrafts.
Abbas Qamar, Associate Engineer, Aeronautix
Explore local career opportunities—and get the tools and guidance you need to start building your future in South Central Kansas.
What's possible when your path starts in South Central Kansas? With all of the growth and innovation happening right here, the options feel endless.
To show you all of the opportunities Wichita has to offer, we interviewed locals about their work—and the training and education that got them there. Get inspired by their stories and advice, then use the resources on this page to start planning and building what's next on your path!
See which industries are hiring locally, and get a sense of what your day-to-day work could look like.Explore Careers
Hear how people in Kansas found fulfilling work—and overcame any obstacles that you might be facing.Go to Career Stories
Once you know what you want out of your career path, it’s time to find your next opportunity.Find Training & Job Opportunities
We sent local young adults on a trip through South Central Kansas to learn how following your interests can lead you into growing fields and career paths in our region.
Katie Francis, Art Therapist & Co-Owner, Creative Bliss Therapy
Randy Couts, Program Advisor, Common Ground Producers and Growers, Inc.
Karen S. Carter, Chief Human Resources Officer & Chief Inclusion Officer, Dow
Roy Moye III, Aerospace Engineer & Talent Acquisition Specialist, Spirit AeroSystems
Hear candid advice on how to get started in all different kinds of industries across South Central Kansas.
You’ve explored your interests, you’ve seen what’s possible—now it’s time to build your skills and find your next opportunity in Wichita.
A K-12 online program that engages every student in building skills, knowledge, and plans for future success.opens in new window
Info for parents and guardians who want to help their child affordably launch a successful, well-paying career.opens in new window
Create a resume, explore local jobs, and find education and training near you.opens in new window
Cost and earnings data for all undergraduate degree programs offered at Kansas' public universities and colleges.opens in new window
This guide will help you (or your classroom!) engage with the stories on this site—and start planning out career goals and dreams.
Watch the trailer for our new documentary series "Paths Across Kansas" to see how reaching out and networking with local leaders can open your eyes to exciting new roads.
Come along as roadtrippers Aubrie, Austin, Gary, Hannah, and Mirza explore South Central Kansas and discover fulfilling work right where they grew up. Through their journey, you’ll meet inspiring professionals in each of these fields who are proud to call the Wichita region home.
A five-lesson course for students and young adults, helping you discover your interests, explore career possibilities, and connect with potential mentors. Educators & facilitators: To implement the Roadtrip Nation Experience with your learners, please reach out to email@example.com.Start course