1. Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources.
Careers in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Food Scientist Produce Buyer Food and Drug Inspector Greenhouse Manager Soil Specialist Golf Course Manager Veterinarian Animal Nutritionist Recycling Technician Agricultural Engineer Fisheries Manager Forest Worker Hazardous Materials Handler Pollution Prevention and Control Manager
2. Architecture and Construction Careers in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment.
Careers in Architecture and Construction Landscape Designer Surveyor Architect Urban Planner Preservationist Project Manager Safety Director Carpenter Electrician Contractor Highway Maker Demolition Engineer Environmental Engineer Thermal Control Technician Metalworker
3. Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment.
Careers in Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications Sound Board Operator Lighting Technician Mechanical Engineer News Analyst Camera Operator Reporter Actor/Actress Choreographer Scriptwriter Stage Crew Desktop Publishing Specialist Network Technicians Lighting Designer Project Manager Video Technician
4. Business, Management, and Administration Business management and administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business management and administration career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.
Careers in Business, Management, and Administration Hospital Manager Risk Manager Public Relations Manager Bookkeeper Finance Director Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist Budget Analyst Cost Analyst Retail Buyer Advertising Agent Telemarketer Receptionist Data Entry Specialist Store Manager
5. Education and Training Planning, managing, and providing education and training services, and related support services.
Careers in Education and Training College Professor Coach Child Life Specialist Human Resource Trainer Teacher Aide Psychologist Counselor Speech Pathologist Social Worker Parent Educator Principal College Dean Curriculum Developer Education Researcher Superintendent
6. Finance Planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.
Careers in Finance Personal Financial Advisor Tax Preparer Economist Accountant Collector Debt Counselor Teller Loan Officer Data Processor Credit Analyst Repossession Agent Customer Service Agent Actuary Insurance Appraiser Underwriter
7. Government and Public Administration Executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security, Foreign Service, Planning, Revenue and Taxation, Regulation, and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.
Careers in Government and Public Administration Senator Lobbyist Submarine Officer Munitions Specialist Cryptographer Foreign Service Officer Federal Aid Coordinator Census Clerk Auditor Tax Clerk Election Supervisor Child Support Officer City Manager City Council Member Diplomatic Courier Intelligence Analyst
8. Health Science Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
Careers in Health Science Pharmacist Paramedic Registered Nurse Dental Hygienist Medical Lab Technician Pathologist Transcriptionist Medical Librarian Clinical Engineer Dietary Technician Hospital Maintenance Engineer Microbiologist Research Assistant Health Care Administrator
9. Hospitality and Tourism Hospitality and tourism encompasses the management, marketing, and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel related services.
Careers in Hospitality and Tourism Catering Manager Chef Room Service Attendant Bartender Front Office Manager Reservationist Director of Operations Event Planner Travel Agent Tour Guide Club Manager Gaming and Casino Supervisor Parks and Garden Director
10. Human Services Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.
Careers in Human Services Teacher’s Assistant Childcare Worker Preschool Teacher Mental Health Counselor Marriage and Family Counselor School Counselor Financial Advisor Social Services Worker Geriatrics Worker Coordinator of Volunteers Cosmetologist Embalmer Personal Trainer Financial Planner
11. Information Technology Building Linkages in IT Occupations Framework: for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.
Careers in Information Technology Network Administrator PC Support Specialist Data Communications Analyst Security Administrator Help Desk Specialist Technical Writer Instructional Designer Game Programmer Software Applications Architect Computer Programmer Web Designer Web Master Graphic Artist Applications Engineer
12. Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services, and homeland security, including professional and technical support.
Careers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Parole Officer Warden Case Manager Emergency Medical Technician Fire Fighter Dispatcher Armored Car Guard Computer Forensics Specialist Police Officer Evidence Technician Attorney Paralegal Court Reporter Animal Control Officer
13. Manufacturing Planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance, and manufacturing/process engineering.
Careers in Manufacturing Machine Operator Assemblers Labor Relations Manager Design Engineer Process Improvement Technician Computer Installer Inspector Quality Control Technician Freight Mover Traffic Manager Safety Technician Environmental Specialist
14. Marketing, Sales, and Service Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.
Careers in Marketing, Sales, and Service Small Business Owner Independent Distributor Account Executive Retail Sales Specialist Merchandise Buyer Store Manager Advertising Manager E-Merchandising Manager Research Specialist Art/Graphics Director Product Planner Database Manger Distribution Coordinator Warehouse Manager Web Master
15. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.
Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Geneticist Physicist Research Technician Quality Control Scientist Science Teacher Architectural Engineer Aeronautical Engineer Drafter Quality Technician Technical Writer Civil Engineer Mechanical Engineer Construction Engineer
16. Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipelines, air, rail, and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.
Careers in Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Pilot Terminal Supervisor Travel Agent Logistics Engineer International Logistics Specialist Warehouse Manager Shipping Supervisor Storage and Distribution Manager Diesel Engine Specialist Electrician Aerospace Engineer Traffic Engineer Environmental Compliance Inspector