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Physical Therapist Assistants, sometimes called PTAs, work under the direction and supervision of physical therapists. They help patients who are recovering from injuries and illnesses to regain movement and manage pain. Physical therapist assistants are involved in the direct care of patients. Physical therapist aides often have tasks that are indirectly related to patient care, such as cleaning and setting up the treatment area, moving patients, and doing clerical duties.
Public Relations (PR) Specialists create and maintain a positive public image for the individuals, groups, or organizations they represent. They craft media releases and develop social media programs to shape public perception of their clients and to increase awareness of each client's work and goals.
Compliance Officers examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere.
First-line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in firefighting and fire prevention and control.
Food Service Managers are responsible for the daily operation of restaurants or other establishments that prepare and serve food and beverages. They direct staff to ensure that customers are satisfied with their dining experience, and they manage the business to ensure that it runs efficiently.
Soil and Plant Scientists conduct research in breeding, physiology, production, yield, and management of crops, trees, shrubs, and nursery stock. They study the chemical composition of soils as they relate to plant or crop growth.
Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories.
Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft.
Project Management Specialists coordinate the budget, schedule, and other details of a project. They lead and guide the work of technical staff. Project management specialists also may serve as a point of contact for the client or customer.
Web and Digital Interface Designers develop, create, and test website or interface layout, functions, and navigation for usability. They are responsible for the look and functionality of the website or interface.
Industrial Engineers find ways to eliminate wastefulness in production processes. They devise efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service.
Financial and Investment Analysts conduct quantitative analyses of information involving investment programs or financial data of public or private institutions, including valuation of businesses.
Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors counselors help students develop academic and social skills and plans for after graduation. Career counselors and advisors help students and other clients develop skills, explore an occupation, or choose an educational program that will lead to a career.
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers use hand-held or remotely controlled equipment to join or cut metal parts. They also fill holes, indentations, or seams in metal products.
Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors advise people on a range of issues, such as those relating to alcoholism, addictions, or depression. They provide support, including for prevention, to help clients recover from addiction, modify problem behaviors, or improve mental health.
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, also known as telecom technicians, set up and maintain devices or equipment that carry communications signals, such as telephone lines and Internet routers.
Check out the numerous programs and opportunities to lower your education costs at NC’s public and independent four-year colleges and universities.
Career Development Coordinators (CDCs) in Career and Technical Education (CTE) and School Counselors in Student Services can help Middle and High School students explore careers.
NC's 58 Community Colleges do more than just offer dozens of different 2-year degrees. A short-term skill and job training certificate can help you advance your career.
Thinking of going back to school - or for the 1st time? Want a degree - or just some new skills? Learn about all the opportunities in NC for Adult Learners.
You don't have to be in school to receive help from a professional career adviser. Coaches in the state's NCWorks Career Centers are here to help adults & youth find jobs & education / training options.
NextGen is a comprehensive education, training, & employment program for young adults ages 16-24 facing barriers to employment. The program can help you plan, prepare, & launch a career in a high demand field.
North Carolina's Vocational Rehabilitation programs help people with disabilities achieve their goals for employment and independence by connecting to services and resources.
Finding a job with a criminal record can be difficult. NCWorks Career Center counselors specialize in helping individuals with criminal records find employment.
Find opportunities to connect with businesses while you're still in high school - internships, apprenticeships, job shadowing, interviews. Navigate real world learning for real life success.
Apprenticeships allow you to get paid an increasing wage as you gain classroom credit. Graduate with a professional certification or two-year college degree debt free.
From your job search to your resume to your interview, a lot of preparation is needed to stand out & get hired. Know what to do - & what not to do - to land your dream job.