A special effects artist creates mechanical, optical, and computer generated objects and illusions for film and television. They use puppetry, animatronics, and computer software to fulfill requests from producers and directors.
Shannon and Florian Radke are the founders of Cinnaholic, a 100% vegan bakery in Berkeley, California. They make a variety of different pastries utilizing vegan ingredients. As part of ConnectEd’s “Day in the Life” series, Shannon reveals how her passion for baking emerged and Florian talks about what it takes to market a small business.
Shoe designers are specialized fashion designers that create original footwear. They sketch designs, select materials and patterns, and give instructions on how to make the products they design.
Research Operations Managers (scientists) direct and oversee scientific research. They plan, conduct, and analyze experiments, and also manage and oversee various laboratory activities.
Graphic designers devise and develop numerous visual concepts, either by hand or through computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform and entertain consumers.
Robotics Engineers design, debug, install, calibrate, operate, or maintain robots. Robots are used in a variety of fields to increase volume and efficiency.
Curators are responsible for the collections of galleries, museums, libraries and other cultural institutions. Their work involves researching and acquiring objects for a collection, as well as fundraising and promotion.
Public health is the science and art of creating healthy communities through education, research, and promotion of healthy lifestyles. A Public Health Geographer will use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Cartography to plot data relative to a phys
Floral designers create wide varieties and types of floral arrangements and presentations that are commonly sold in today’s marketplace; grocery stores, flower shops, wholesale floral companies, and eco-friendly floral and gift boutiques.
Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster management.
Fitness workers lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercise, strength training, and stretching.
An application developer develops and implements software applications. They frequently work with social media companies that have a large web presence.
A video game designer creates the landscape and environment for each video game. They design each specific level of the game, including backgrounds and characters.
Music supervisors handle the process of choosing, negotiating, and incorporating pieces of music into visual media, while acting as a liaison between the creative and business ends.