Connecting school work to the job world is an essential exercise with solid benefits to students.
The video profiles in Career Connections bridge school and work by giving insights into a wide array of jobs including careers in STEM, information technology, international business, manufacturing and health and wellness.
Allied health professionals make up a significant segment of the US health workforce—60% is a recent estimate. They provide a wide range of diagnostic, therapeutic, technical and support services. Here are insights into some of the professions.
Health and Wellness
The health care industry continues to add jobs into the economy in substantial numbers. Here’s a close look at some of them.
Hot Pursuits gives the viewer insight into some of the coolest careers today in a job market that rewards solid grounding in STEM—science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The Encyclopedia of Business defines international business as “transactions that take place across national borders.” These career profiles give a fresh perspective on jobs that may involve bridging cultural boundaries in the course of doing business.
The Ohio Manufacturing Association reports that manufacturing is responsible for 18% of the state’s Gross Domestic Product. The 2015 update counts more than 670,000 manufacturing jobs in Ohio. Take a closer look at some of the jobs and companies that fuel the state economy.
WORKING IT is a series of six video profiles of professionals successfully navigating careers in technology in various sectors of the economy.
Workers with computer skills have the best job prospects among those seeking employment as machinists and tool die makers. This video is a close-up of a computer numerical control (CNC) machinist at Hirschvogel Incorporated, a global player in the automotive industry with drop-forged components and machined steel and aluminum products.
A Die Shop Manager is the first-line supervisor of die shop machinists and other production and operating workers. This video introduces you to the Die Shop Manager at the north American plant in Columbus of Hirschvogel Incorporated where they produce cold and warm forged parts for the automotive industry.
A multi-craft technician works on many different tasks during the day. This video takes you to Capital Resin Corporation, a chemical manufacturing company in Columbus that supplies other industries with products such as formaldehyde and resins.
A large percentage of welders work in manufacturing. Welders join metal pieces by applying heat to melt and fuse them to form a permanent bond. This video introduces you to the Weld Shop Supervisor at Komar Industries Incorporated, a manufacturer of a full-range of waste processing equipment such as compactors and shredders.
Judy Huang is the founder and president of 889 Global Solutions Ltd., an Ohio-based contract manufacturer with four offices in China. Her bi-cultural background and fluency in three languages helped her find a niche in sourcing consumer and industrial products from China.
Sebastian Ibel is the founder and president of a full service advertising and design agency. His career in visual communication is grounded in his affinity for art, languages, history and psychology and is enriched by travel and cross-cultural experiences.
David Holm is an exhibitions preparator at the Columbus Museum of Art. When mounting a major exhibition, he teams up with the curator and an exhibitions designer, and he coordinators the work of the crew. He attests that having a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is what got him in the door.
Jan Kellogg is the president of Columbus Healthcare Products. The company manufactures antimicrobial fabric products for the health care industry. Her career path had many twists and turns challenging her to integrate learning and experiences in dental hygiene, marketing, design and manufacturing.