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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.
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.
If you want to affect change politically, but don't know how, then perhaps you should become a political scientist. It can be a rewarding and sustainable career.
Ever wonder how a product goes from a warehouse to the store? If so, you may want to look into becoming a logistician, a position that gets paid to help with that process.
It may not be fun to have braces. But it's worth it, which makes becoming an orthodontist a rewarding career option.
Ever find yourself in awe of a lovely park design? Why not get paid to do it yourself? A landscape architect career may be for you
Being a management analyst is not quite as intense and funny as it's depicted in "Office Space" but it can still be an excellent career.