LEARN ABOUT A DAY IN THE LIFE

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.

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Going PRO in Michigan

Opportunities exist in a variety of emerging industries including IT, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, construction and automotive.


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A welder getting his welding equipment ready to start on a job site.

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.

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A machinist working on a machine in a shop.

Machinists

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!

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CNC Programmer working on his computer.

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.

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An engine assembler moving an engine.

ENGINE AND OTHER MACHINE ASSEMBLERS

This is the perfect career for those with a knack for fabrication. You’ll need a superhuman attention to detail and the assembling chops to prove it.

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A male working on a power line underground.

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.

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A millwright working in a shop.

Millwright

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.

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An Industrial Machine Mechanic working on a part to repair a machine.

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.

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An HVAC mechanic working on a furnace.

HVAC Mechanic

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.

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A bus and truck mechanic working on his diesel truck.

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.

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Automotive body repairer working on a car.

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.

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A sheet metal worker working on a piece of metal.

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!

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A female plumber looking at a tank-less water heater to diagnose what the problem is.

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.

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A male electrician working on some electrical wires on a work bench.

Electrician

When you choose a career in this exciting and evolving trade, you can be sure you’ve made a stable choice for your future.

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A female carpenter using a table saw.

Carpenter

Begin with an apprenticeship, climb the ladder, and build your career into something truly long-lasting.

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A massage therapist giving a massage to a client.

Massage Therapist

With only a certificate, you can pursue a meaningful career as a licensed massage therapist. Reach your full potential while helping others reach theirs.

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A physical therapist assistant working with a patient.

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.

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A sonographer doing an exam on a patient on their abdomen.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

The diagnosis is good: The job outlook for a career with ultrasound technology is overwhelmingly positive.

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A cardiovascular technologist looking at her ultrasound machine while scanning a patient.

CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIST

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

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A respiratory therapist doing a breathing treatment on a patient.

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

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.

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An engineering technician measuring the thickness of concrete.

Engineering Technician

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.

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A mechanical engineer talking to another employee on the factory floor.

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.

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An industrial engineering technician looking at a screen on a machine on the shop floor.

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.

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Computer network support specialist working on installing a new network.

COMPUTER NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALISTS

Use your good judgment and computer skills to provide network security for your employer and job security for yourself.

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A computer user support specialist working on his computer while talking on his headset with a client.

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.

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A web developer showing another web developer code on a computer screen.

WEB DEVELOPERS

If you’re called to a career in coding, congratulations. When you’re this high in demand, working from home can be no problem.

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FIND YOURBEST FIT

Welder? Electrician? Massage Therapist? Our career tool can help you figure out the perfect opportunity for you.

An HVAC technician working on a piping at a job site.