I’m a welder. I work in construction and wear special clothes and a cool helmet to protect my body from the heat and sparks when I use my tools on metal. Sometimes I put things back together and sometimes I build new things. I learned that I liked welding when I took classes in high school and I got a special certificate that lets me use cool tools.
Hi there! I am a police officer. I protect people and property and help to keep people safe. I need to keep my body strong to do my job. I learned about being a police officer during high school and then got special training at the Police Academy.
Hi! I am the principal at the elementary school. I help to lead the school working with everyone at the school. Together we create a place where everyone feels safe and supported as they learn. I went to college for four years and then went for two more after that!
Thanks for visiting the courthouse! I am a judge and I make sure that laws are followed when people come to the courtroom. I need to be a good listener. I went to college for four years and then went to law school.
I am a nurse for the biggest hospital in our state. I take care of people who are sick or hurt. I like helping people feel better. I went to college to get my nursing degree.
Welcome to the bank! I am a bank teller. I work with customers who visit our bank every day. I help them manage their money. I use skills in math every day and I check my work to be sure it is right.
Thank you for visiting my restaurant! I am the chef here. I manage the kitchen and help prepare food. I went to community college after high school so I could learn how to make tasty meals for my customers.
Welcome to my business, I am the owner! I am responsible for everything here. I keep an eye on my employees and plan and order items to sell. I enjoy helping my customers find what they need. I went to college for two years so I would know how to manage all of the parts of my business.
Hi, I work in Technology Support. I help people with their computer problems. I enjoy working with computers. I went to college for four years.
I am a fisherman, I just got back from a trip out to sea where we caught fish to sell to the grocery store. We used nets and traps to haul our catch onto the boat. Being a fisherman means I work outside and am very active on the job.
Hi, I work at the local car repair shop. I work on cars and repair them. I took a class at my career and technical school and learned a lot of what I know when I started my job here. Did you know most cars today are run by computers?!
I am a firefighter. I drive a big fire truck and use equipment to put out fires, rescue people and make things safer. I studied fire science at my local technical school and then went to college for two years. I use science and math every day!
I work in the local elementary school as a physical education teacher. I enjoy teaching students about movement, safety and the skills that can be used in their lives. I went to college for four years.
Hello, I am a lawyer at this law firm. I answer questions, offer advice, prepare papers, and sometimes, appear in court with my clients. I went to college for four years and then went to law school.
I am the local doctor. I meet with patients to help them get better when they are sick and talk with them about how to stay healthy. I went to college and then earned my medical degree. I went to school for a long time so I could learn all about how to help people stay healthy and well.
I work in the local bank where I am a loan officer. My day is spent helping customers borrow money from the bank to buy things that are important to them like a car or a home, or to start a business. I use a lot of math during the day. I went to college for four years.
I am a pastry chef at our local bakery. I went to a school that teaches cooking and baking skills to earn my degree. Did you know baking requires a lot of knowledge about science and chemistry? I love being creative with food.
I own the local corner store. I went to college to learn the business skills needed to help me manage my store. I get to work with and see lots of different people every day, and I really like that!
Hi, welcome to my home which is also where I work! I am a game designer. I help to design the graphics and characters in video games. I went to college so I could learn all of the computer skills I need to do this fun job.
I’m a farmer, I grow food and raise animals. I sell some of the food at this farm stand. I learned a lot of what I know growing up on a farm, but I also went to college to learn about running a business. Fresh food is good for you!
I am a carpenter. I work with wood to make cabinets, build houses, or other things. I use math every day and love to see the things I build when I am all done. I learned a lot about building by taking classes in high school.
Hi there, I am a Game Warden. I am responsible for protecting fish, wildlife and lots of other things in nature. I love to be outdoors and use science daily. I went to college for four years
I am a court reporter, sometimes called a stenographer. I take the words people say and turn them into a written document. I have special equipment that helps me do this quickly. I took classes at my local community college and I have to have good listening and writing skills.
Hi, I’m sure you all know where I work! I am a teacher. I help students learn by teaching them lessons and keeping track of their progress. I went to college for four years and I love working with kids.
Hello, I am a Veterinarian. I take care of animals and keep them healthy. I use science and math every day. I went to college and studied Veterinary Science. Do you have any pets?
I am the president of the local credit union. I keep our bank running. I went to college for four years to study finance.
Hi, I am the owner of the café in town. I do many things during the day to run my business – I cook and talk with customers, and I manage the workers and pay the bills! I learned about owning a business in college.
I own a barbershop in our town. I went to college to learn business skills needed to help me manage everything that happens here. I enjoy working with many different people every day and like being my own boss.
I am a software developer. My office is my home and I write programs for computers. Some of them you probably use in your classroom. I went to college for four years.
Welcome to the woods of Maine! I am a logger. I spend my day cutting trees and logs. I run my own business and have to use math and skills every day. I learned about logging through courses at my local high school and community college and have a special license as something called an arborist.