Emerging Job Markets

The future is emerging... find your place in it!

Career Services' Emerging Markets program seeks to connect students with exciting new job markets projected to show employment growth over the next 5-10 years. Explore Emerging Markets to learn about the latest trends, careers in the field, potential employers, and job opportunities. Funding for Emerging Markets is provided by Student Success Fees and 

COVID-19 and the Job Market

The COVID-19 pandemic is shaping the job market in unprecedented ways. In May of 2020, our Emerging Markets event provided a big-picture perspective on these rapid changes. Listen to our recorded webinar Navigating an Uncertain Job Market: How This Economy Could Affect Cal Poly Students, featuring Jesse Rothstein, Ph.D., to learn more about the pandemic's broad impact on the economy, and hear ideas for how students can navigate the path forward.

Latest Emerging Markets


3D Printing


Food and Society


Debunking Data


Environmental Careers in Government

User Interface and User Experience


Working for a Cause: Large Nonprofits

Previously Highlighted



Sharing Economy


Artificial Intelligence & Robotics




Bioprocessing and Manufacturing


Data Analytics


Data Visualization and Digital Storytelling




Fighting Fake News


Financing the Future of Entrepreneurship

Food: Business 

  Food: Culture


Food: Safety


Food: Sustainability and Security


Green Careers - Attainable Jobs in Environmental Sustainability

Healthy Design

How Technology Affects the Modern Human Experience


Internet of Things


Physical & Mental Optimization


Real Estate and Property Development


Social Entrepreneurship


Sustainable Structures


The Future of Genetics



Unmanned Aerial Vehicles


Virtual Reality


Water: Accessibility and Equality


Water: Purification



Water: Sustainability


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