Technology is ever-changing and expanding. So are the fields that fall under the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) umbrella and the careers available in those fields.
One field that’s relatively new is that of mechatronics. Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary field that plays a critical role in the development … Read More
The story of Patrick…
Now 18, his arms and hands are a tapestry of scars that are a roadmap of learning, intelligence, stubbornness, determination, and one heck of a work ethic.
Patrick Franks is a recent graduate of West Orange High School and the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program at … Read More
Signs a Career in Construction is Right for You
Every day, new buildings are getting constructed and the demand for housing, offices, and other structures is ongoing. As long as people need buildings to live, shop, and work in, there will be a need for people to work in the … Read More
What Does a Medical Administrative Specialist Do?
One of the most stable and secure industries in the U.S. is the healthcare field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects healthcare to add more jobs than any other industry over the next decade and estimates that the available jobs in the … Read More
A Day in the Life of an Electrician
Modern life wouldn’t be modern life without electricity. Electricity powers lighting, appliance systems, and computer networks. The people who install electrical systems and who make sure they remain operational are electricians. If a career working with electricity sounds appealing to you, learn … Read More
As Homes Become “Smarter,” Demand for Appliance Technicians Will Rise
Refrigerators that let you know when the milk is about to expire or that read you the steps of a recipe might seem like something out of the “Jetsons,” along with robot housekeepers and flying cars. But, today, they are … Read More
Explore Your Creative Side with a Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate
Everyone has a different idea of what makes a “perfect weekend.” For some, it’s relaxing with a good book or movie. For others, it’s exploring a new trail or natural area. And for others, it’s getting creative in the … Read More
An Introduction to Career Training Programs
Did you know that many of the fastest growing careers, such as solar panel installers and health care aides, don’t require a four-year college degree? Although many people are pushed into a traditional bachelor program after high school or are made to … Read More
Key Skills Employers Look for in New Hires
You’ve earned your career certificate, you’ve developed the skills you need to do the job well and you’re ready to send out your resume to recruiters and potential employers. Before you start applying for jobs, it’s important to consider what employers … Read More