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Could you imagine a world without electricity? You don't have to, thanks to nuclear power reactor operators. Learn more about this sustainable, rewarding career.

Making sure water is available and clean is no simple task, and our relationship with water is getting more complex. That helps explain why the field of hydrology is growing.

It's a growing career that saves people's lives. If you don't mind the blood, then becoming a phlebotomist could be your perfect match.

Writing down what's said and done in court is important. It's also a growing field. Find out more here about how to become a court reporter.

A career as a petroleum engineer is not only in a growing and sustainable field, but it also helps ensure America has the energy required to keep moving, growing and building.

If investigating the inner workings of the Earth intrigues you, then you might want to consider a career as a geoscientist. Get details on salary and the job outlook here.

Wondering how to build work experience? Check out these fascinating possibilities for government internships.

If you have a soft spot for children, then you may want to become a special education teacher. As this article shows, the career is not only sustainable, it's growing.

Becoming a biological technician, which entails conducting lab experiments and tests, is a sustainable and growing career field. Also, you get to wear the white coat and goggles.

The field of biological science contributes so many advances to medicine that becoming a biological scientist can not only be rewarding but also life-saving.

Who hasn't wanted to fly a plane at some point in their life? Attend pilot school to become a commercial pilot and you can make that dream a reality.

Speech-language pathologists help people with speech problems to communicate effectively. If just hearing that excites you, you may want to consider joining this rewarding, growing field.

You could make a good living by helping others, as rehabilitation counselors assist people in getting back on their feet . Read more to see how to become one and where the career is headed.

Someone has to collect debt. If you're firm and good at negotiating, then maybe it could be you. Find out more about a career as a bill or account collector.

City development doesn't have to remain virtual in your life, where you create one in SimCity. You can actually make it into a fulfilling, sustainable career.

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