How Universities Are Preparing Graduates for Careers in Cannabis

An increasing number of colleges are preparing students for jobs in the fastest growing industry in the country. May 13, 2019 3 min read Brought to you by Cannabis & Tech Today This past spring, ZipRecruiter’s CEO Ian Siegel revealed that cannabis is the fastest growing job category in the United States. With 445 percent year-over-year growth in job listings, cannabis is far outpacing tech and healthcare career growth (245 and 70 percent, respectively). Data released by Mordor Intelligence suggested that the country’s market value could reach $65 billion by 2023. Potential supporting evidence comes from cannabis staffing agency Vangst which reported a 690 percent jump in job listings since 2017. The hottest job markets continue to be notable cities and states with recreational and medicinal use. Job seekers are finding the most opportunities in California, Colorado, Washington, Nevada, Oregon, and Florida. However, opportunities should continue to expand further into emerging […]

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