Community

Get involved. Use your unique skills and connections for the greater good. Make a difference in Durham and beyond.

As an active community partner in educational, workforce, and economic development, Durham Tech is committed to establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships between our students, staff, alumni, and the Durham community.

Durham Tech strives to meet the needs of all groups including current high school students, international students, veterans, senior citizens, and individuals getting ready to enter college or re-entering college to advance their skills. This includes partnerships with local businesses and employers and challenging Work-Based Learning opportunities.

Durham Tech is also dedicated to serving the community. Volunteer for local organizations, grow or donate food for the Durham Tech Campus Harvest Food Pantry, or serve the needs of businesses in Durham and Orange counties. You’ll find opportunities to do this and more through our Community Engagement initiatives.

Make an impact beyond North Carolina. Find out what exciting things are happening at the Center for the Global Learner.

Back-to-Work Initiative

Introducing the Back-to-Work Initiative: Durham Tech will provide training and support with short-term courses that provide you with skillsets needed for jobs, and later offer opportunities when you return for training.

The College is offering a number of high-impact courses to help you get opportunities for immediate employment in growing industries. Courses listed below are targeted toward short-term courses with less than a year of classroom time to help you get back to work quickly. Offerings focus on high-demand occupations including health, biotechnology, skilled trades, information technology, and more.

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