The Advanced Manufacturing cluster includes professions that create products that are essential to the growth and welfare of other industries. Engineers and technicians in these fields design, produce, and maintain manufactured goods and devices which are used in a wide variety of other areas including industrial electronics, energy, aerospace, and transportation.
The Arts and Communication career cluster incorporates jobs that involve the creation, expression, and exchange of ideas. Whether these ideas are expressed through technical drawings, colorful marketing material, or clothing, this cluster is an exciting opportunity for anyone that desires a career where they can articulate and communicate ideas in a variety of formats.
The Business and Information Technology career cluster reflects our unprecedented need to access information in a timely manner. Today business information streams from the financial databases of Wall Street, the computers of travel agents, and the secret servers of the U.S. military, making it clear that these professions will always play a necessary role in modern society.
The Construction career cluster includes professions that design, build, and maintain the various structures where we entertain, live, learn, and do business. From the tallest skyscrapers in the modern world, to the heavily congested runways of busy airports, construction architects, planners, engineers, and designers are necessary to meet the needs of our expanding population.
The Human Services career cluster is dedicated to assisting and helping people lead more fulfilling, productive, and happy lives. Professions in this cluster address the physical, intellectual, and emotional needs of people who are in need of assistance with services such as social wellness, health and fitness, beauty, and general everyday care.
The Medical, Plant and Animal Sciences career cluster deals with jobs that encompass aspects of health care, agriculture, and animal sciences. These areas include scientific research emphasizing living organisms, the care and management of earth’s natural resources, as well as the protection and welfare of pets and other animals.
The Public Safety career cluster highlights occupations that have been in existence for many years, as well as recently developed careers which have stemmed from the need to protect our homeland from attack. Professions which enforce the law, prosecute offenders, run correctional facilities, and protect the public will always be necessary to maintain a secure and safe society.
The Transportation career cluster pathway enlists occupations that support the distribution and logistics of moving people and goods from one location to another. This is of course essential to the health and well being of today’s economy where products, services, and workers must move from place to place rapidly and reliably.
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