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Arts & Humanities Careers
Arts & Humanities careers range from actor, animal welfare professional, archivist, art director, artist, choreographer, curator, dancer, director, editor, fashion designer, graphic designer, jeweler, museum technician, music composer, musician, photographer, professional athlete, producer, singer, watchmaker, and writer.

You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to audition, to design and create the next animation hit, research history on fine art, write a screenplay and so much more. 


Aviation Careers
Aviation careers include aerial vehicle operators, aerospace engineers, aircraft mechanics, airport management and operations, air traffic controllers, avionics technicians, flight attendants, and pilots.

Aviation career exploring combines exciting hands-on activities with interactions with aviation professionals representing a wide range of careers. You will experience firsthand what it’s like to be a pilot, aircraft mechanic, flight engineer, or air traffic controller. 


Business Careers
Business careers include accountant/CPA, Banker, customer service, event planner, fashion merchandising, ffinance, financial analyst, hotel management, hospitality, human resource managers/specialists, insurance agent, marketing, office manager, operations, production, project manager, purchasing, real estate agent, sales, stockbroker, teller, travel agent, and wholesale and retailer.

You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to develop a business budget, create and implement a marketing plan, write a business plan, apply for a small business loan, lead people, invest money in the stock market, manage processes, and so much more! 


Communications Careers
Communications careers include advertising, broadcast and sound engineering, editor, graphic designer, journalism, marketing, news analyst, photojournalist, producer, public relations, reporter, satellite communications technician, sports announcer, television/radio broadcaster, and website developer.

You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to develop and edit a story for a news broadcast, plan a media event, produce a radio or TV broadcast, develop and edit pictures and so much more! 


Engineering and Technology Careers
Engineering and technology careers include aerospace engineers, agricultural engineer, architect, biomedical engineer, chemical engineer, civil engineer, environmental engineer, geological engineer, industrial engineers, materials engineer, petroleum engineers, software engineers, robotics, and surveyor.

You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to be on the cutting edge of engineering and technology discoveries and so much more! 


Fire & EMS Careers
Fire and EMS careers include EMT, emergency services coordinator, fire inspector & investigator firefighter, paramedic, lifeguard, search and rescue worker, search and rescue worker, shelter manager, and ski patrol worker.

Fire & EMS Career Exploring combines some classroom training with hands-on lessons. You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to be a firefighter, emergency services coordinator, shelter manager, paramedic and so much more! 


Healthcare Careers
Healthcare careers include anesthesiologist, chiropractor, dental hygienist, dentist, home healthcare aide, hospital administrator, nurse, optometrist, personal trainer, pharmacist, physical therapist, physician, physician assistant, psychologists/psychiatrists, speech therapist, sports medicine, veterinarian, surgeon, and X-ray technician

You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to conduct surgery on a dog or cat, take vital signs, evaluate an X-ray for broken bones or other ailments, properly wear surgical masks, gloves, and gowns, practice the latest techniques in physical therapy, build a crown for a tooth and so much more! 


Law & Government Careers
Law & government careers include attorney/lawyer, court reporter, city manager, judge, military, paralegal, parks & recreation, politician, and urban planner.

You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to serve as a prosecuting and defense attorney, conduct legal research vital to the success of a case, meet with sitting judges, visit inmates in a jail, participate in a mock trial competition, run a military obstacle course, make decisions for a city or state government, practice some of the several hundred military skills, and so much more! 


Law Enforcement Careers
Law enforcement careers include city law enforcement officers, county law enforcement officers, federal law enforcement officers & special agents, forensic laboratory specialist, law enforcement intelligence analysts, state law enforcement officers, and other vital support specialists

Law enforcement Exploring combines classroom training with ride-alongs in police vehicles, as well as pistol shooting, community policing, and much more. You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to be an officer of the law. 


Science Careers
Science careers include agricultural & food science, anthropologist, archeologist, astronaut, astronomer, biochemist, biologist, botanist, environmental scientist, forensic scientist, forester, geologist, microbiologist, nuclear scientist, physicist, wildlife & fish manager, zookeeper, and zoologist.

You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to be on the cutting edge of scientific discoveries and so much more! 


Skilled Trades Careers
Trade careers include appliance repair, auto technician, auto body repair technician, baker, barber, building contractor, carpenter, construction, cook, chef, electrician, hairstylist, heavy equipment operator, landscape architect, mass transit operator, painter, pipe-fitter and plumber, and skin care specialist.

You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to develop a production schedule for a new car release, plan and cook a full menu, style hair, pick the right construction material based on climate and age of the building, wire a circuit board, paint a house, install a sink and so much more! 


Social Services Careers
Social services careers include adult or childcare attendant, college professor, dietician, drug/alcohol counselor, funeral director, librarian, school counselor, social worker, teacher, teacher’s aide, volunteer worker, and youth-serving organization professional.


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