What’s it like? What do you do? Where do you do it? See for yourself when you watch how real people live their different careers day in and day out.
LEARN ABOUT A DAY IN THE LIFE
LEARN ABOUT ADAY IN THE LIFE
Going PRO in Michigan
Opportunities exist in a variety of emerging industries including IT, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, construction and automotive.
Welder, Cutter, Solderer or Brazer
Welding is more than a craft. It’s an art that’s in high demand. And will set you up for a bright career. And a bright future.
If you like math and big machinery, these interests could lead to a huge paycheck as a machinist. And did we mention the job security? There are thousands of job openings expected over the next few years. One of these could be yours!
CNC Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
Program, operate, set and be in complete control of the computer and your future as you earn a great salary.
Electrical Power-Line Installer or Repairer
You’re the one responsible for keeping the whole system on. Many people rely on you every day. And with great power comes a great salary.
Earn an incredible living by using your mechanical precision to start a career. Carefully read and interpret blueprints and turn your passion into a profession.
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Diagnose, repair and maintain your way to a secure future and salary. Oh, and have some fun with heavy machinery and construction equipment while you’re at it.
Be in demand no matter what the Michigan weather throws at you when you pursue a career in heating and cooling. Install, repair, replace and earn a great salary.
BUS AND TRUCK MECHANIC AND DIESEL ENGINE SPECIALIST
When it comes to engines, the bigger, the better, right? If you’re nodding in agreement, check out this in-demand career.
AUTOMOTIVE BODY AND RELATED REPAIRERS
Work on cars and get paid a great salary? If you’re passionate about automobiles of all shapes and sizes, this is the career for you.
Sheet Metal Worker
When most people look at a sheet of metal, they do not envision how this can come to life. You, on the other hand, see an opportunity–and a career!
Plumber, Pipefitter or Steamfitter
It’s much more than just unclogging a drain. Use your quick thinking to determine solutions and systems that will earn you an amazing salary.
When you choose a career in this exciting and evolving trade, you can be sure you’ve made a stable choice for your future.
Begin with an apprenticeship, climb the ladder, and build your career into something truly long-lasting.
PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT
Earn an associate degree and start earning real money while treating athletes and others who can benefit from your care and in-demand expertise.
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
The diagnosis is good: The job outlook for a career with ultrasound technology is overwhelmingly positive.
Look after other people’s hearts and your own when you follow a passion for listening and caring. That passion will be paid off in the form of a fulfilling career.
The role you play is essential–you help people breathe easy and improve their quality of life. If you like making a good salary and helping humankind, this career is right up your alley.
There are all different types of engineering technicians, but no matter what industry you choose, your problem-solving skills will guarantee you a promising future.
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
This one’s for the readers, the listeners and the thinkers who are looking for the fast track to a growing career in automation, robotics and design.
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS
You’re the planner in your friend group, and the problem solver. Good news! You’re about to have an amazing career.
COMPUTER NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALISTS
Use your good judgment and computer skills to provide network security for your employer and job security for yourself.
COMPUTER USER SUPPORT SPECIALISTS
Your computer technical support skills have made you the “help desk” for your family and friends. It’s about time you got paid for it.