Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

Energy

Energy

Healthcare

Healthcare

Information Technology

Information Technology

Logistics

Logistics

OUR SECTORS

If you are looking for great career options in Mississippi, consider opportunities of these five sectors. Advanced Manufacturing, Energy, Healthcare, Logistics and Information Technology have been identified by leaders as the best areas to look for a high paying, great opportunity. 

WHY GET ON THE GRID?

In Mississippi, great careers are right around the corner. Opportunities in advanced manufacturing, energy, healthcare, information technology and logistics are in high demand and pay well above the average salary — WITH OR WITHOUT a four-year degree. So how do you get one? Get On The Grid will get you plugged in. From here, you can choose your career, compare salary ranges, find training programs and search job opportunities in dynamic fields driven by the latest technology.

Get On The Grid is an initiative led by the The Skills Foundation of Mississippi borne out of the Mississippi Energy Institute. It’s made possible by numerous partners both public and private who understand that Mississippi’s future depends on a world-class workforce ready to meet tomorrow’s challenges.

Don’t get left behind. Get On The Grid.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

Higher Pay Potential

Jobs in these areas earn 2-3 times more than their private sector counterparts.

Job Opportunity

Demand is high.  Over 2/3 of the available jobs are for skilled workers in MS, and more are needed.

Work Debt-Free

The vast majority of the available jobs don’t require a college education, which means more money in your pocket.

Earn Time-and-a-Half

Most employers say overtime hours are available for those who want to significantly increase their paycheck.

Freedom To Go

Want to stay close to home? Employers in your area are hiring right now.

Want to travel? Good news! Your training is in demand across the nation.

Made in the USA

More domestic manufacturing means a stronger US economy and a safer America.

Your Opportunity

SENATORS WICKER, HYDE-SMITH UNVEIL INNOVATIONS TO GROW SKILLED WORKFORCE IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI

Joned by business and civic leaders from Northeast Mississippi, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith last week announced the results of an innovative public-private partnership to grow the skilled workforce in North Mississippi...."We simply need to train more people with the specific skills that are in demand and convince more of our citizens that today and in the future, these are the best opportunities."-Amy Tate, Chairperson for The Skills Foundation. Read more HERE