Skills USA is a national student organization at Northeast specifically for trade, technical, and health occupation students. It is an organization designed for and run by vocational students. Skills USA offers prestige and recognition through a program of awards and contests, which start at class and shop level and lead through state and national competition. Some skill areas even have international competition. Skills USA advisors are found in each trade area and all students are encouraged to become members. Skills USA encourages a strong work ethic and an opportunity for students to learn more about their strengths in their trade/career areas.