From the President

Welcome to CareerFocus! What does success mean? Good grades? A college degree? A rewarding career? All that is within your grasp! Wake Tech offers degree, diploma, and certificate programs that prepare you to take your place in

SUCCESS! Where to Find It

Public speaking is required from time to time, whether in a meeting at work or a discussion in class – and for some, the very thought is daunting. But students at Wake Tech don’t have to brave

Teeing Up for the Challenge: Women’s Golf Celebrates First Medalist

Wake Tech Sophomore Rachel Lea, former team captain, MVP, and three-time All-Conference at Broughton High School, found the perfect challenge when she decided to play for the women’s golf team at Wake Tech. At the time, Rachel

Mission Critical: A New Career Option

Most businesses close up shop at the end of the day – but not entirely. After the doors close, electrical systems, manufacturing processes, data management systems, HVAC, and a host of other vital functions must continue –

Alumni Profile: Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas, Class of 2004 – Owner, CJ’s Street Food “I had been cooking for years, but I wanted to learn proper techniques and terminology.” Wake Tech alumnus Mark Thomas is enjoying what he calls a “full

Corporate Solutions: Customizing Training for Businesses Large and Small

If you’ve recently been the recipient of better-than-usual customer service at the DMV or – imagine! – actually enjoyed the experience, you can thank Wake Tech’s Corporate Solutions team! “The governor issued a challenge – ‘fix the

Facts and Finds

To Be Hired, Be Referred! Being recommended to an employer by a current employee is usually the best and fastest way to a new job. Online job search expert Susan P. Joyce says a referred candidate is five times

A “Single Stop” Could Keep You on the Path toward a College Degree

Juggling classes, homework, and life’s other daily demands can be challenging for any college student. Throw other issues into the mix – child care, health concerns, financial worries – and the path to graduation and career success

7 STEPS to Enroll at Wake Tech

Step 1: Complete an online application admissions.waketech.edu Step 2: Activate your student account my.waketech.edu Click “Activate Account” and follow prompts. This is the one login you’ll need to access your account, register for classes, and receive official

Job Well Done!

Wake Tech grads have the skills and credentials they need to take on the world. Ready to get started on your career pathway? Look at our programs of study and find the one that inspires you. Follow

Life Support: How a Foundation Scholarship Can Revive Your Dreams

One part of the mission of the Wake Tech Foundation is raising funds for students who need some assistance in making their dreams of higher education a reality. Forty-one-year-old Daniel Clapper is one such student, and he