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The Career Profile Project is a collection of online interviews with professionals in a variety of career fields. The interview asks you about your career field, the education and training you had to get started in the field, and skills needed for success. This online questionnaire that can be completed in about five minutes. Anyone is welcome to contribute a profile.

Students can browse the completed interviews and look at summary information about skills and other topics. Students can also interview their workplace supervisors, job shadow hosts, parents, relatives and others to gather more profiles to add to the database.

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Interview Summaries:

 Twenty skills used in school and careers
 Summary - how respondents rated these skills
 Did you know you would be in this career field?
 What new technology...?
 About career exploration

Career Profile Project by:
Jennifer Leonard * The Skills Library

Arts, Media and Communications

 Art Gallery Manager  
 Art Investment/Appraisal 
 Creative and Technical Director / Marketing Firm
 Freelance writer & novelist
 Graphic Designer
 Green Activist / Freelancer / Former Magazine Editor
 IP Developer
 Kitchen Design and Sales / Hardware Store 
 Marketing Specialist
 Planetarium Systems Coordinator/Educator
 President, The Art Emporium
 Senior Marketing Director
 Staff reporter at a daily newspaper


 Assistant Director of Underwriting 
 Associate Actuary
 Community Relations & Economic Development Representative
 Controller/Office Manager
 Director of Marketing & Sales
 Finance Associate
 International Settlement Global Custodian
 Inventory Control Coordinator
 Management Consulting Admin
 Manager of Supply Chain Capabilities  
 Marketing Coordinator
 Office Manager / Insurance Company
 Partner and Co-owner of Marketing Firm
 President (Marketing firm)
 Property Management
 Senior Manager, Biostatistics
 Vice President of Finance Heavy Construction Distributorship

Construction and Design

 Civil Engineer/Land Development
 HVAC Contractor  
 Vice President Construction Management Co. 


 College Instructor (Humanities/Theology) 
 Educational Specialist
 Executive director of a regional nonprofit educational foundation
 Grad student / Guidance counselor
 Kindergarten teacher
 Math Coach
 Preschool Teacher
 Secondary Mathematics Teacher
 Special Education Assistant
 Special Educator
 Teacher Aide, Special Education
 Teacher Assistant

Environment, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 Environmental Technician  
 Executive Director, Franklin Park Coalition
 Owner of Estrella Farms
 Sustainability Manager
 Veterinary Assistant


 Director of Pastoral Care and Patient Advocay
 Doctor of Chiropractic
 Health Careers
 Health Coach
 Health Specialist
 Home health nurse
 Medical Student
 Public Health Nurse
 Surgical Products Salesman 

Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism

 Deli and Catering Owner/Manager

Human Services

 Clinical Psychologist
 Coalition Coordinator
 Community Advocate at a faith based non profit social agency/ministry
 Community Employment Specialist
 Direct Support Worker
 Director of Children & Family Ministries
 Director of Development
 Director of the Abolitionist Network
 High School Guidance Counselor
 Program Assistant
 Rehab Counselor / Vocational Consultant

Information Technology

 Associate Director of Investment Management  
 Data Analyst 
 Human Resources Director
 Self-employed Computer Programmer & Consultant
 Senior Programming Analyst
 Software Developer
 System Engineer  
 Systems Engineering Manager
 Web Design
 Web Developer

Law, Government and Public Service

 Chief of Police
 City Councillor
 Dangerous Goods Program Manager    
 Domestic Violence Victim Advocate
 International Project Mgmt. & Researcher

Technical and Engineering

 Applications Engineer
 Civil Design
 Electronics Engineering Technician
 Graduate Civil Engineer
 Leather Business Owner
 Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
 Machine Shop
 Mechanical Engineer
 Process Analyst
 Reservoir Engineer
 Test Engineer
 Transportation Maintenance