In the workforce, employees have opportunities to join professional organizations. At PTC, students have the opportunity to participate in student organizations. Through student organizations, participants develop leadership, communication, and teamwork skills that can help them professionally. Many businesses look for student organization participation on resumes of potential employees. Each career major at PTC is associated with at least one CareerTech Student Organization (CTSO). The following chart shows the organization most prevalent for specific career fields.

SKILLSUSA skills usa logo
SkillsUSA is an organization for any student of the trade, industrial, technical programs. Students are eligible if they are enrolled in Architecture & Construction (HEO), Human Services (Cosmetologist), or Transportation, Distribution & Logistics. See your instructor.

HEALTH OCCUPATIONS STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (HOSA)
HOSA is for students interested in health occupation careers. Students in Health Science and Practical Nursinghosa logo
are eligible-See your instructor for details.

BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS OF AMERICA (BPA)
BPA is for students interested in a career in the business field. Students in Information bpa logoTechnology Career Clusters are eligible for this organization. See your instructor for details.