DISCLAIMER The content, logos, graphics, and images in this presentation are the sole property of Utah Career and Technical Education (CTE) in conjunction with the Utah Pathways initiative and the Nontraditional Careers Program. This PowerPoint presentation was prepared by: The Utah State Office of Education, Career and Technical Education Department. Sherry Marchant, Specialist [email protected] 801-538-7594 INFORMATION For further information about the CTE Programs in Utah, please go to: www.UtahCTE.org 1. Any occupation in which women or men comprise 25% or less of it’s total employment is: A. B. C. D. E. A poor choice for a career. Pays employees poorly. Is a Nontraditional Career. Cannot be found in Utah. Is an unskilled job. C The definition of a Nontraditional Career is: Any occupation in which women or men comprise 25% or less of it’s total employment. 2. Which of the following might A. B. C. D. E. encourage YOU to consider a nontraditional career? Higher wages. More opportunity for advancement. Job opportunities. Better benefits. Increased job satisfaction. A-E Most nontraditional careers are high wage, high skill, and high demand jobs. Is there a job for YOU? 3. Which postsecondary educational opportunities are YOU considering? A. B. C. D. A 1-year certification A 2-year associate degree A 4-year bachelor’s degree A professional degree A-D There are many career opportunities for certificates, one- two- four-year or more degrees. Which one is best for YOU?!? 4. A CTE Pathway is: A. A hall in the high school. B. A road that CTE cars drive on. C. A sequence of courses YOU may take in high school. C A CTE Pathway is a sequence of courses within YOUR area of interest. www.UtahCTE.org These courses within a CTE Pathway will prepare you to be college and career ready. 5. A “benefit” offered in a job could be? A. B. C. D. E. Medical Insurance Paid Vacation A Flexible Work Schedule Getting a pay check without working Opportunity for advancement A-C and E What are some other “benefits” employees may receive in their jobs? 6. The average annual earnings for Utah workers in 2010* was: A. B. C. D. $33,222 $38,663 $39,505 $42,654 *Utah DWS B The average annual earnings for Utah workers in 2010* was: $38,663 The average annual earnings for the nation in 2010* was: *Utah DWS $39,491 7. The average annual earnings for Utah workers in 2011 is projected* to be: A. B. C. D. $49,336 $55,965 $60,254 $29,456 *Utah DWS – stats are always two years out A The average annual earnings for Utah workers in 2011* is projected to be: $49,336 The average annual earnings for the nation in 2011* is projected to be: *Utah DWS $50,944 8. Examples of nontraditional careers in Agriculture for females are: A. Construction and Mining Supervisor /Manager B. Forest and Conservation Technician C. Landscaping and Groundskeeping D. Cook A-C Rachel Carson, a biologist and environmental activist, is credited with advancing the global environmental movement through her writings. Her book, Silent Spring, spurred an overhaul of the national policy on the use of pesticides and the ban on DDT. Her writings also led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. 9. Give some examples of careers in Animal Science? A. B. C. D. E. • Agricultural Education Teacher • Animal Geneticist • Animal Nutritionist • Animal Scientist • Animal Technician • Aquaculturalist • • • • • Feed Sales Representative Herdsman Livestock Inspector Veterinarian Veterinary Technician 10. Which Health Science careers are nontraditional for females? A. B. C. D. E. Health Science Female: • Emergency Medical Technician 11. What are some careers in Natural Resource Science? A. B. C. D. E. • • • • • • Fish and Game Officer Fish Hatchery Manager Forest Worker Outfitter/Guide Park Manager Water Technician • Park Manager • Water Technician • Wildlife Firefighter 12. Which Health Science careers are nontraditional for males? A. B. C. D. E. • • • • • • Dental Assistant Medical Assistant Nursing Pharmacy Surgical Technician Therapeutic rehab/exercise 13. Examples of Nursing careers are: A. B. C. D. E. • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) • Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) • Medical Assistant • Nurse Practitioner • Registered Nurse (RN) • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) 14. What careers in Building Trades are nontraditional for females? A. B. C. D. • Electrical and Electronics Engineer • Electrical Power-Line Installer and Repairer • Electrician 15. Examples of Dental Careers are: A. B. C. D. E. • • • • • • Dental Assistant Dental Ceramist Dental Hygienist Dental Laboratory Technician Dentist Health Science Education Teacher • Orthodontic Technician 16. What careers in Carpentry are nontraditional for females? A. B. C. D. E. • Construction and Building Inspectors • Cabinetmakers/Bench Carpenters • Painters, Construction and Maintenance • Construction Laborers • Construction Managers • First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers • Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 17. What are some careers in Television Broadcasting? A. B. C. D. E. • Audio and Video • Equipment Technician • TV Broadcasting Teacher 18. What careers in Plumbing are nontraditional for females? A. B. C. D. A. B. C. D. Plumber Pipefitter or Helper Plumbing Teacher Steamfitter 19. What careers are nontraditional for females related to Automotive Service Technician? A. B. C. D. E. • Aircraft Mechanic Technician • Automotive Service Technician • Automotive Service Technician Teacher • Mechanic • Motorboat Mechanic 20. What careers in the Welding Trades are nontraditional for females? A. B. C. D. • • • • • Brazer Solderer Welder Cutter Welding Machine Operator 21. What careers are nontraditional for females in Automotive Collision Repair? A. B. C. D. E. • Automotive Body Repairer • Automotive Collision Repairer • Automotive Collision Repairer Teacher • Automotive Specialty Technician 22. What careers in Personal Services are nontraditional for males? A. B. C. D. E. Esthetician/Nail Technician 23. What careers are in Machine Tooling? A. B. C. D. E. • Machine Tool Cutter • Machinist • Machinery Mechanic 24. What careers in Firefighting are nontraditional for females? A. B. C. D. E. • • • • • • • Battalion Chief Fire Chief’s Aide Fire Inspector Fire Marshall Firefighter Supervisor Firefighter Teacher Forest Firefighter 25. What are some careers in Design Technology? A. B. C. D. E. • • • • • • Architectural Drafter Civil Engineer Computer-Aided Drafter Drafting/CAD Teacher Inter Designer Landscape Designer • Mechanical Drafter • Surveyor • Urban Planner 26. What careers in Law Enforcement are nontraditional for females? A. B. C. D. E. • • • • • • • Correctional Office Deputy Sheriff Law Enforcement Teacher Police Detective Criminal Investigator Police Patrol Office Police Supervisor Sheriff 27. What careers are there in Electronics? A. B. C. D. E. • Electronics Drafter • Electronics Engineer • Electronics Equipment Assembler • Electronics Installer Repairer • Electronics Teacher 28. What careers are nontraditional for females in Information Technology? A. B. C. D. E. • Computer Hardware Engineer • Computer Programmer • Computer Software Engineer • Systems Software • Network and Computer Systems Administrator 29. What careers are nontraditional for females in Digital Media? A. B. C. D. E. • • • • • • • • • 3 D Animator Instructional Designer Product Manager Multimedia Artist/Animator Multimedia Designer Multimedia Developer Multimedia Engineer Web Administrator Web Developer 30. What are some careers in Marketing? A. B. C. D. E. • Demonstrator and Product Promoter • Driver/Sales Worker • Advertising Account Executive • Merchandising Displayer • Concierge 31. What careers are nontraditional for females in Web Development and Administration? A. B. C. D. E. • Computer Hardware Engineer • Computer Programmer • Computer Software Engineer • Systems Software • Network and Computer Systems Administrator 32. What are some nontraditional careers in Culinary Arts? A. B. C. D. E. Did you know? Chef is nontraditional for females. Most Chefs are male. However, food service worker is nontraditional for males. • • • • • • • • • • Baker Butcher/Meat Cutter Caterer Chef/Head Cook Chocolatier FACS Teacher Food Service Director Food Service Manager Food Stylist Pastry Chef 33. What are some nontraditional careers for males in Family and Consumer Sciences? A. B. C. D. E. • Child Care Worker • Child, Family, and School Social Worker • Elementary School Teachers • Kindergarten Teacher 34. What are some careers in Business Entrepreneurship? A. B. C. D. E. • Inventor • Retail owner/Operator • Sales and Service Owner • Venture Capitalist • Web Developer/Owner 35. What are some nontraditional careers for males in the area of Child Care? A. B. C. D. E. • Child Care Aide/Worker • Preschool Teacher • School Psychologist • Social Worker • Teacher Assistant 36. What are some nontraditional careers for males in Business? A. B. C. D. E. • Bookkeeping, Accounting • Court, Municipal, and License Clerk • Executive Secretary and Administrative Assistant • Insurance Claims • Legal Secretary • Receptions and Information Clerk 37. What are some nontraditional careers in Business Administrative Support for males? A. B. C. D. E. • Administrative Assistant • Customer Service Assistant • Desktop Publisher • Executive Secretary • Office Manager Great Job! Learning about careers is an important part of your education.