By Adrian A. Paradis
Possibilities in sequence * such a lot accomplished sequence. With over a hundred and fifty titles, scholars can discover nearly any activity chance to their heart's content material. * complete profession DESCRIPTION. Tells scholars what each one occupation is all approximately and a few of the task possibilities on hand. * evaluate OF THE activity marketplace. presents details on academic standards, wage possibilities, occupation development, and the employment outlook. * extra REFERENCES. Bridge readers to different assets on employment possibilities within the specialist box.
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Technical Staff. Laboratory technician, technologist. You can prepare for many of these positions at a two-year community or junior college or at a vocational technical school. For information about these positions consult the suggested readings in appendix C. " Page 11 Chapter 3 Careers in Farming and Production Agriculture If you have ever flown across the country coast-to-coast, no doubt the variety of farms and farmland that passed beneath you made a lasting impression. In New England and New York, dairy and vegetable farms dot the landscape; further south you would see cotton, tobacco, and vegetable farms, as well as orchards.
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