Most states in the West will see a drop in some of their traditionally strong occupations and a boost in a number of others. Higher education will play a major role in their ability to meet the needs of their populations and fill these new jobs, especially in professional fields that require extensive training. These Workforce Briefs examine occupational trends in the WICHE states and nationally. They provide information that's intended to help state policymakers use WICHE's Professional Student Exchange Programs more effectively.
The briefs are available for each WICHE state: