Welcome to Worlds of Work.

Worlds of Work creates awareness about exciting career options among students and educators while addressing workforce needs in the region.
Existing employers in the region continue to have unfilled job openings due to a shortage of skilled workers. WOW helps companies find potential workers and students find paths to success.

Ready to explore the worlds? Click here for the WOW 2023 MAP.

West Alabama Works, Region 3 Workforce Development Council .

WOW is a project of West Alabama Works, Region 3 Workforce Development Council and the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama. WOW is a fun, educational, hands-on opportunity for students to become familiar with a broad overview of high demand, high wage career opportunities available in the area.

Students in West Alabama Works’ nine-county region, which includes Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa counties, can attend the expo.  WOW includes “worlds,” or industry sectors, that students have the opportunity to explore through exciting activities.  For more information on the “worlds” click on the icons below.

Free Online Resources for Students & Parents.

WOW 2.0.

WOW 2.0 is for high school juniors and seniors, taking place every April. Details here. 

3,675

9TH GRADERS

EXPERIeNCED IN-PERSON WOW

OCTOBER 13-14, 2022

hEar the Impact of WOW FROM STUDENTS!

WOW Expo 2022: Success by the Numbers.

102 exhibitors participated
over the span of 2 days.

355 students and their
guardians attended the event.

The WOW Career event saw a total of 4,030 students during the two day event.

Virtual WOW.

Lovingly developed by AERON