Career Connections

Career Connections | High School Art Teacher

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An art teacher at a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) school discusses her job and her passion for engaging her students' creativity.

Biomedical Engineer | Great Job!

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Working at the intersection of medicine & engineering, Biomedical Engineer Chris Pulliam develops innovative tools that measure signals that the body generates. 

Career Connections | Software Developer Athens

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What should a software developer know - other than code - to be successful? Hear from one who's goal is simply to make other lives better.

Career Connections | Special Education Teachers

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Go inside the classrooms of two intervention specialists with two different roles in special education. Watch and see how intervention specialists help all kids learn, and hear how the teachers seek ways to learn from others every day.

Career Connections | Chemist

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Meet a chemist who owns his own business that develops synthetic DNA molecules designed to reprogram cells and help cure diseases. Hear the importance of writing, communication skills and creativity to becoming a successful chemist.

Career Connections | Musician

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Meet Scott Haigh, first assistant principal bass for the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra, and follow his musical journey from high school, where he was inspired by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, to Severance Hall, one of Ohio's most famous concert halls. Haigh describes what it takes to become an orchestra musician and how his knowledge of the Spanish language helped jump-start his career.

Career Connections | Construction Worker

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Meet a construction worker who followed his father’s footsteps into a rewarding career operating large equipment like bulldozers. Hear about how he feels about being able to see what he has created.

Career Connections | Die Shop Manager

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Die shop managers are the first-line supervisors of die shop machinists and other production and operating workers.

Career Connections | Dental Assisting

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Visit a real dental assistance school and speak with career-focused dental instructors about the job demands and career goals for professional dentistry, with and without a degree program.

Career Connections | Senior Vice President of Theatre Operations

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Gina Vernaci started as a temporary assistant in Cleveland’s Playhouse Square. Today, she’s the Senior VP of Theatre Operations - Playhouse Square is the second largest theatre district in the country. Hear her fascinating story.

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