5 Top STEM Toy Industry Careers

Dread the idea of working in a cubicle for fifty years? Yearning for a job that's creative and fun? Check out these toy industry careers today! Creating, designing, testing, improving, and packaging toys and games are just some of the many toy industry careers. Many different STEM skills are required to take an idea for [...]

By |2018-10-16T14:17:18-04:00October 16th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering|0 Comments

5 Top Advanced Manufacturing Careers

Both high school and college graduates can apply their technology skills to achieve success in these advanced manufacturing careers. The term manufacturing often brings to mind assembly lines and mass production of anything from vehicles to computers. But there is much more to the field of manufacturing, especially in advanced manufacturing careers. There are many [...]

5 Top STEM Health Care Careers

These amazing health care careers allow you to use your STEM skills to help others—without the time and expense of medical school. High school graduates interested in the fast-growing field of health care have many options to choose from that connect them with both technical and service positions in the medical field. Whether you're looking [...]

By |2018-10-05T15:44:16-04:00September 28th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Increasing production to become more profitable is the goal of every manufacturer and companies rely upon an advanced manufacturing engineer to achieve that goal. When buying school supplies, clothing, or even a new car, people don't often think about how those things were designed, the machines used to manufacture them, or how much it cost [...]

By |2018-09-26T14:29:36-04:00September 26th, 2018|Featured, Real World, Solver, STEM - Engineering|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Transportation Careers

Many important transportation careers are in demand to meet the challenge of getting everyone where they want to go and everything where it needs to be, efficiently and on time. Students interested in transportation careers should investigate the opportunities available to every STEM Type and at different education and training levels. Managing not only trains, [...]

By |2018-09-25T14:59:45-04:00September 25th, 2018|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Commercial Electrician

Designing, installing, and repairing electrical systems in commercial buildings is the job of a commercial electrician. Of the many jobs available in the construction industry, the commercial electrician may be the most important because electrical power is required for almost everything that services the building equipment and provides lighting, heating, and air conditioning for the [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:48:57-04:00September 21st, 2018|Featured, Maker, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Railroad Conductor

Freight and passenger trains are an important part of the transportation industry where a career as railroad conductor is available to high school graduates. AmTrak has set passenger records in the past 11 years, according to the National Association of Railroad Passengers, and the U.S. Department of Commerce confirms that about 300,000 people are employed [...]

By |2018-09-12T15:51:21-04:00September 12th, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, Integrator, Real World|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Construction Careers

There are many options in construction careers that allow you to use your skills and love of building to help others bring their dreams to life. Choosing one of these construction careers means creating spaces to meet a variety of needs including housing, hospitals, schools, businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. In this field, there [...]

Job Spotlight: Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Operation of high-tech equipment and good communication with both patients and doctors are the skills required of a diagnostic medical sonographer. Because of the aging U.S. population, and the medical issues and necessary care that the elderly face, health care needs are also increasing. The availability of jobs in the health care field is growing [...]

By |2018-09-05T16:18:33-04:00September 5th, 2018|Advisor, Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Job Versus Career: What’s the Difference?

Not sure what you want to do after high school ends? Start planning the future by thinking about how to prepare for a job versus career. The words "job" and "career" are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference between the two. A job is a single position that someone works in, whether for [...]

By |2018-08-16T16:15:53-04:00August 9th, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments