Weekly Warm-Up: Brazil Celebrates the ‘Day of the Geographer’

In the United States, we pay homage to some of our greatest men and women by recognizing their professional lives. From Presidents’ Day to Veterans’ Day to Labor Day, all of us enjoy holidays in celebration of the hard work we put into our livelihoods for over 50 weeks each year. As the United States honors its fallen soldiers during next week’s Memorial Day observances, … Continue reading Weekly Warm-Up: Brazil Celebrates the ‘Day of the Geographer’

Ten jobs you want

2010-11-30_29422_people.JPGWhat do you want to be when you grow up?

How many times have you heard that question? I began hearing that question in kindergarten and it has continued throughout my life.  My answers seem to change from year to year, and to this day I am not sure I could give you a definitive, one-word, easy-explanation answer.  So, in case you are like me–indecisive and always appreciative of helpful suggestions–here is some useful information. Below is a list of the top ten fastest growing occupations requiring a master’s degree, at minimum, through 2018.

This article was originally posted on About.com’s Career Guide using data from the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011. Visit the Career Guide to read the full article and occupation descriptions. Our favorite is number ten, of course!

1. Medical scientist (excluding epidemiologists)

Medical scientists improve human wellness by researching human diseases and other conditions.  Read more

2. Physician Assistants

Physician assistants are medical practitioners who provide support and work under doctors.  Read more

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