High School Careers

 

 

Salem's six-volume Survey of American Industry and Careers; provides in-depth overviews of 112 core North American industries and related jobs and careers, current as of 2010. Drawing on data from authoritative sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as well as private institutions, and written by authors familiar with these fields, these detailed essays address all aspects of the industries covered, from their history to the outlook for their future in the coming decade. The industries covered include those most important to the North American economy and range from manufacturing to e-businesses. The scale of these industries also ranges from those dominated by international corporations to those dominated by small businesses or individual enterprises
From Surveyors to Architects to Engineers, Careers in Building Construction explores a variety of growing fields to help young adults gain a head start in learning more about the many career opportunities available for those who what to pursue a career in building construction.  Merging scholarship with occupational development, this single comprehensive guidebook provides those interested in a career in building construction with necessary insights into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.
Careers in Business highlights 25 career paths in business, including: Accountant,  Advertising & Marketing Manager, Budget Analyst, Credit Manager, Human Resources, Management Analyst, Retail Store Sale Manager, and Wholesale & Retail Buyer
Careers in Chemistry; contains over twenty profiles of branches or fields of chemistry such as Agricultural Chemistry, Cosmetics Chemistry, Food Chemistry, and Forensic Science. It also contains over twenty corresponding occupational profiles that highlight a particular career within that branch or field (for example, a perfume chemist for Cosmetics Chemistry). All essays are written by authors with expertise in science or a related field.
Careers in Communications Media comprises twenty-five lengthy chapters on a broad range of branches and divisions with these industry segments, including traditional and long-established fields such as Advertising Director and Journalist, as well as in-demand and cutting-edge fields such as Software Developer, Web Developer and Animator. This excellent reference also presents possible career paths and occupations within high-growth and emerging fields in these industries.
This publication contains over twenty-five alphabetically arranged articles describing specific fields of interest in these industries. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this single comprehensive guidebook provides environment and conservation students and readers alike with the necessary insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.
Careers in Healthcare examines 22 branches or fields of study in healthcare and allied
health such as: Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Therapy, Radiation Therapy, Speech Pathology, Respiratory Therapy, Athletic Training, Healthcare Information Management and more.

 

This title examines 20 occupations in hospitality and tourism which encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants, lodging, attractions, recreation events and other travel related services. Careers covered in the text include Chef, Cosmetologist, Fitness Trainer, Florist, Gardener, Hotel Manager, Interior Designer, Pilot, Sailor, Travel Agent, and many more.
 

Understanding the wide variety of jobs in human services is important for anyone preparing for that career path. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this single comprehensive guidebook provides human services students with the necessary insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.
This title features 25 occupations in human services, social, and educational services, including: Activities Therapist, Career & Technical Education Teacher, Childcare Worker, Healthcare Social Worker Librarian, Preschool Teacher and Secondary & Middle School Teacher, Social Service Aide, and Speech & Language Therapist.
This title examines 20 occupations in law and criminology. Careers covered in the text include: Courts & Court Administration, & Attorney, Law Enforcement & Investigation, Corporate Security, Computer Security and Corrections.
   
This resource contains over 20 profiles of branches or fields of physics such as Astrophysics, Civil Engineering, Cryogenics and Quantum Physics and over twenty corresponding occupational profiles that highlight a particular career within that branch or field. All essays are written by authors with expertise in science or a related field.
 

 


Careers in Science & Engineering contains over twenty-five alphabetically arranged articles describing specific fields of interest in this broad industry segment. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this single comprehensive guidebook provides students in science and engineering insight and instruction on what they can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.

 


Understanding the wide variety of jobs in these segments is important for anyone preparing for a career in this field. Careers in Technical Services & Equipment Repair comprises more than twenty-five lengthy chapters on a broad range of occupations including traditional and long-established jobs such as Automotive Technician and Heating & Cooling Technician, as well as more recent jobs like Home Entertainment Equipment Technician and Renewable Energy Technician. This excellent reference also presents possible career paths and high-growth and emerging occupations within this field.