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Transport Services

Although you may have experienced a ride in a taxi, Lyft or Uber, those aren’t the only way people travel. The different modes of transport are air, water, and land transport, which includes rails or railways, road and off-road transport. Other…

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Security Services

A security service is typically an agency that protects lives and property. A security agency is a governmental organization which conducts intelligence activities for the internal security of a nation. They are the domestic cousins of foreign…

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Hygiene and Occupational Health Services

The profession that aims specifically at the prevention and control of hazards arising from work processes is occupational hygiene. The goals of occupational hygiene include the protection and promotion of workers' health, the protection of the…

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Personal Services

A personal service is any business enterprise, possibly a startup, with the primary purpose of providing a personal service. Personal-service activities encompass a wide range of professions, including law, medicine, engineering, design, finance,…

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Welfare refers to a range of government programs that provide financial or other aid to individuals or groups who cannot support themselves. The goals of welfare vary, as it looks to promote the pursuance of work, education or, in some instances, a…

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The list of occupations within the health sciences is practically endless. It includes jobs in five major career paths: diagnostic services, therapeutic services, support services, health informatics, and biotechnology research and development.…

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Dogs, cats, pigs, cows, snakes and so on… if you love animals, you might consider pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine. It’s quite likely that your first encounter with a veterinarian happened when your pet was sick and needed a little extra…

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For many ­people, there's nothing more relaxing than taking a stroll down to a local lake or river, baiting a hook, casting a line out into the water and waiting for a bite from a fish. It seems like such a relaxing, simple activity. But upon closer…

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Maybe you’d rather work under natural light than fluorescent lights, with the outdoors as your office. If so, consider a career in forestry. Forestry is both a science and an art. So, if you like the idea of using both your scientific knowledge as…

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You have probably heard the word agriculture, but do you understand what it actually includes? Agriculture is the art and science of cultivating the soil, growing crops and raising livestock. It includes the preparation of plant and animal products…

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Architecture and Construction

Have you ever noticed the buildings around you and wondered who thought of the design? Or, have you witnessed a building such as a house or a new store being built and wondered how the workers knew what to do? Architecture is both the process and…

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Manufacturing and Processing

Manufacturing is the processing of raw materials or parts into finished goods through the use of tools, human labor, machinery, and chemical processing. Large-scale manufacturing allows for the mass production of goods using assembly line processes…

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Engineering and Engineering Trades

You could be an engineer. There are so many types of engineers that you could find one field that interests you the most. But, what exactly does an engineer do? Engineering is the study of the design, composition, manufacture, maintenance and…

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Information and Communication Technologies

Do you find yourself curious about computers, the software or hardware? You might be the one in class who gets asked those technology questions when no one else seems to understand how to perform the task on the computer or cell phone. Information…

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Mathematics and Statistics

You have probably taken many math classes from algebra, geometry, to advanced mathematics. Mathematics is the study of numbers, shapes and patterns. But, did you know that mathematics provides an effective way of building mental discipline and…

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Physical Sciences

If you love some of your science classes, you may be interested in exploring the many different types of science. Physical science, the study of the inorganic world, rather than the study of the organic world, which is the province of biological…

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Do you care about the environment? Do you throw your trash in the trash can or recycle bin? Do you care about car emissions and the air that we breathe? As residents on Earth, our actions can impact the planet and the rest of its inhabitants. Just…

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Biological and Related Sciences

You have probably taken some type of biology class while in school. Maybe you dissected a frog or examined the change in plants with different types of soil. If those types of classes appealed to you, you might be interested in studying biological…

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You have most likely encountered numerous movies and television shows where you see lawyers battling it out in the courtroom. You usually have a defense attorney and a prosecuting attorney. Depending on the show, you either root for the attorney who…

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Business and Administration

  If you think your future might involve working for a business or starting your own, earning a business degree will set you on the right path. Business administration is a common degree among college students, and it is the study of how a business…

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Journalism and Information/Media Studies

Do you read the newspaper, watch the news, or scroll through your news feed on your phone? If you have an interest in what’s happening in the world around you, you might be interested in studying journalism. It is part of our everyday lives. From…

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Have you ever wondered why people do the things they do? Social and behavioral sciences explore the effect of human actions and interaction. Social and behavioral sciences draw from a combination of subjects such as sociology, psychology, and…

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Have you ever noticed words that changed over time? Or, have you been a part of creating new words that didn’t exist last year but suddenly everyone is now saying them?   The ability to speak or sign a language is truly what makes humans unique. We…

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Many students while in middle school and high school begin to favor some classes. Typically, you either lean towards math and science, or you prefer history and language arts. If you are more prone to enjoy the latter, you prefer the humanities. A…

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Earning an art degree can lead to many different careers. In general, art degrees usually fall under one of two categories: fine arts or media arts. A degree in fine arts can educate students in artistic fields such as theatre, film, sculpture,…

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You might think that since you spend so much time in school that you already have an understanding of how to teach and how to learn; however, there are a multitude of teaching philosophies and learning strategies, and as you’ll see from the first…

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