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Career Videos

The State of New Jersey has produced a series of videos that offer a brief introduction to careers and the world of work. Links to those videos are provided here for your convenience.


Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource
Architecture and Construction
Arts, Audio-Video Technology and Communications
Business, Management and Administration
Education and Training
Government and Public Administration
Health Science
Hospitality and Tourism
Human Services
Information Technology
Law, Public Safety and Securit
Marketing, Sales and Service
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Agricultural Equipment Operators
Agricultural Food Science Technicians
Animal Breeders
Animal Caretakers (Nonfarm)
Animal Trainers
Conservation Scientists
Farmers & Ranchers
Farm Equipment Mechanics
Farmworkers, Farm & Ranch Animals
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Workers
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn & Groundskeeping Workers
Fishers & Related Fishing Workers
Fish Hatchery Managers
Forest & Conservation Technicians
Forest & Conservation Workers
Graders & Sorters, Agricultural Products
Landscape & Groundskeeping Workers
Lawn Maintenance Workers
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining
Logging Equipment Operators
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators & Tenders
Mine Cutting & Channeling Machine Operators
Nursery & Greenhouse Managers
Nursery Workers
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, & Applicators, Vegetation
Pest Control Workers
Plant Scientists
Soil Conservationists
Soil Scientists
Tree Trimmers & Pruners
Veterinary Assistants & Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Veterinary Technologists & Technicians
Zoologists & Wildlife Biologists

Architecture and Construction

Architects, Except Landscape & Naval
Architects (Landscape)
Boat Builders & Shipwrights
Brickmasons & Blockmasons
Carpet Installers
Ceiling Tile Installer
Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers
Construction & Building Inspectors
Construction Laborers
Construction Managers
Drywall Installers
Earth Drillers, Except Oil & Gas
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
Excavating & Loading Machine Operators
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers
Geographic Information Specialists
Grader, Bulldozer, & Scraper Operators
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, & Tile and Marble Setters
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, & Wall
Operating Engineers
Painters, Construction & Maintenance
Paving, Surfacing, & Tamping Equipment Operators
Plasterers & Stucco Masons
Rock Splitters, Quarry
Sheet Metal Duct Installers
Sheet Metal Workers
Stationary Engineers
Stone Cutters & Carvers
Structural Iron & Steel Workers
Structural Metal Fabricators & Fitters
Surveying Technicians
Tile & Marble Setters

Arts, Audio-Video Technology and Communications

Audio & Video Equipment Technicians
Broadcast Technicians
Camera Operators, Television, Video, & Motion Picture
Commercial Artists
Commercial & Industrial Designers
Communication Equipment Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers
Communications Equipment Operators
Craft Artists
Dancers & Choreographers
Desktop Publishers
Etchers & Engravers
Fashion Designers
Film & Video Editors
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, & Illustrators
Floral Designers
Grips & Set-Up Workers, Motion Picture Sets, Studios, & Stages
Interior Designers
Interpreters & Translators
Jewelers and Precious Stone & Metal Workers
Makeup Artists, Theatrical & Performance
Museum Technicians & Conservators
Musical Instrument Repairers & Tuners
Musicians, Instrumental
Musicians & Singers
Music Directors
Photographic Processing Machine Operators
Prepress Technicians & Workers
Printing Machine Operators
Printing Press Machine Operators & Tenders
Producers & Directors
Proofreaders & Copy Markers
Public Relations Specialists
Radio & Television Announcers
Reporters & Correspondents
Set and Exhibit Designers
Sign Language Interpreters
Sound Engineering Technicians
Technical Writers
Telecommunications Line Installers & Repairers
Telephone Operators
Writers & Authors

Business, Management and Administration

Administrative Services Managers
Advertising & Promotions Managers
Agents & Business Managers of Artists, Performers, & Athletes
Bill & Account Collectors
Cost Estimators
Customer Service Representatives
Employment Interviewers, Private or Public Employment Service
Executive Secretaries & Administrative Assistants
First-Line Supervisors, Administrative Support
First-Line Supervisors, Customer Service
General & Operations Managers
Human Resources Managers
Interviewers, Except Eligibility & Loan
Loan Interviewers & Clerks
Mail Clerks, Except Mail Machine Operators & Postal Service
Management Analysts
Market Research Analysts
Meeting & Convention Planners
Meter Readers, Utilities
Office Clerks, General
Order Clerks
Occupational Health & Safety Specialists
Occupational Therapy Assistants & Aides
Operations Research Analysts
Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks
Personnel Recruiters
Public Relations Managers
Receptionists & Information Clerks
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, & Executive
Survey Researchers

Education and Training

Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, & GED Teachers and Instructors
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Directors, Religious Activities & Education
Education Administrators, Elementary & Secondary School
Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Educational Teachers, Postsecondary
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors
Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors
Health Educators
Library Assistants, Clerical
Library Technicians
Nursing Instructors & Teachers, Postsecondary
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special & Vocational Education
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
Teacher Assistants
Training and Development Specialists
Vocational Education Teachers Postsecondary


Accountants & Auditors
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks
Brokerage Clerks
Credit Analysts
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, & Clerks
Claims Examiners, Property & Casualty Insurance
Financial Analysts
Financial Examiners
Financial Managers
Insurance Claims & Policy Processing Clerks
Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
Insurance Sales Agents
Insurance Underwriters
Loan Counselors
Loan Officers
Personal Financial Advisors
Securities, Commodities, & Financial Services Sales Agents
Tax Examiners, Collectors, & Revenue Agents
Tax Preparers
Title Examiners, Abstractors, & Searchers

Government and Public Administration

Agricultural Inspectors
Airport Screeners
Claims Takers, Unemployment Benefits
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
Emergency Management Specialists
Highway Maintenance Workers
Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
Municipal Clerks
Postmasters & Mail Superintendents
Postal Service Mail Carriers
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors & Processing Machine Operators
Urban & Regional Planners
Water & Liquid Waste Treatment Plant & System Operators

Health Science

Ambulance Drivers & Attendants, Except EMT
Cardiovascular Technologists & Technicians
Clinical, Counseling, & School Psychologists
Dental Assistants
Dental Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Technicians
Dentists, General
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Dietetic Technicians
Dietitians & Nutritionists
Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics
Family & General Practitioners
Home Health Aides
Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses
Massage Therapists
Medical Appliance Technicians
Medical Assistants
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Medical Equipment Preparers
Medical & Health Services Managers
Medical Records & Health Information Technicians
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
Medical & Public Health Social Workers
Medical Secretaries
Medical Transcriptionists
Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Workers
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants
Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Occupational Therapists
Occupational Therapist Assistants
Opticians, Dispensing
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
Orthotists & Prosthetists
Pharmacy Aides
Pharmacy Technicians
Physical Therapists
Physical Therapist Aides
Physical Therapist Assistants
Physician Assistants
Psychiatric Aides
Radiation Therapists
Radiologic Technicians
Recreational Therapists
Respiratory Therapists
Registered Nurses
Speech-Language Pathologists
Surgical Technologists

Hospitality and Tourism

Amusement & Recreation Attendants
Athletes & Sports Competitors
Athletic Trainers
Baggage Porters & Bellhops
Bakers, Bread & Pastry
Butchers & Meat Cutters
Chefs & Head Cooks
Coaches & Scouts
Cooks, Fast Food
Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria
Cooks, Restaurant
Cooks, Short Order
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop
Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation & Serving
Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors
Food Preparation Workers
Food Service Managers
Gaming Cage Workers
Gaming Change Persons & Booth Cashiers
Gaming Dealers
Gaming Managers
Gaming & Sports Book Writers & Runners
Gaming Supervisors
Gaming Surveillance Officers & Gaming Investigators
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop
Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks
Housekeeping Supervisors
Janitors & Cleaners, Except Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Work
Locker Room, Coatroom, & Dressing Room Attendants
Lodging Managers
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners
Meat, Poultry, & Fish Cutters & Trimmers
Parking Lot Attendants
Recreation Workers
Slot Key Persons
Tour Guides & Escorts
Travel Agents
Travel Clerks
Umpires, Referees, & Other Sports Officials
Waiters & Waitresses

Human Services

Child Care Workers
Child, Family, & School Social Workers
Marriage & Family Therapists
Mental Health Counselors
Rehabilitation Counselors
Residential Advisors
Social & Human Service Assistants
Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors

Information Technology

Computer & Information Systems Managers
Computer & Information Scientists, Research
Computer Operators
Computer Programmers
Computer Software Engineers
Computer Support Specialists
Computer Systems Analysts
Database Administrators
Data Entry Keyers
Data Processing Equipment Repairers
Help Desk Technician
Network & Computer Systems Administrators

Law, Public Safety and Security

Animal Control Workers
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
Chief of Police
Conservation Officer / Fish and Game Wardens
Correctional Officers and Jailers
Correctional Treatment Specialists
Court Clerks
Court Reporters
Crossing Guards
Customs Inspectors
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
Fire Fighters
Fire Inspectors
Fire Investigators
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives
Forensic Science Technicians
Forest Fire Fighters
Judges and Magistrates
Legal Secretaries
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
Police Patrol Officers
Private Detectives and Investigators
Probation Officers
Security Guards
Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs


Assemblers & Fabricators, except Machine
Assemblers, Precision
Bakers, Manufacturing
Bindery Workers
Cabinetmakers & Bench Carpenters
Chemical Equipment Controllers & Operators
Chemical Plant & System Operators
Cutters & Trimmers, Hand
Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
Electrical & Electronic Equipment Assemblers
Fabric & Apparel Patternmakers
Furniture Finishers
Grinding & Polishing Workers, Hand
Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, & Finishers
Helpers & Production Workers
Industrial Production Managers
Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Machine Setters & Tenders
Maintenance Workers, Machinery
Molding, Coremaking, & Casting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Numerical Control Machine Tool Operators, Metal & Plastic
Numerical Tool & Process Control Programmers
Packers & Packagers, Hand
Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders
Precision Devices Inspectors & Testers
Sewing Machine Operator
Tool & Die Makers
Welders, Cutters, Solderers & Brazers
Woodworking Machine Operators & Tenders, Except Sawing

Marketing, Sales and Service

Adjustment Clerks
Appraisers, Real Estate
Automatic Teller Machine Servicers
Bicycle Repairers
Coin, Vending, & Amusement Machine Servicers & Repairers
Counter & Rental Clerks
Demonstrators & Product Promoters
Driver/Sales Workers
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers & Repairers
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers
Funeral Directors
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists
Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers
Home Appliance Repairers
Laundry & Dry Cleaning Workers
Locksmiths & Safe Repairers
Manicurists & Pedicurists
Marketing Managers
Mechanical Door Repairers
Merchandise Displayers & Window Trimmers
Office Machine & Cash Register Servicers
Order Fillers, Wholesale & Retail Sales
Outdoor Power Equipment & Other Small Engine Mechanics
Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
Purchasing Agents & Buyers, Farm Products
Purchasing Managers
Real Estate Brokers
Real Estate Sales Agents
Retail Salespersons
Sales Managers
Sales Representatives, Wholesale, Manufacturing, Technical & Scientific Products
Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers
Service Station Attendants
Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks
Skin Care Specialists
Stock Clerks, Sales Floor
Tailors, Dressmakers, & Custom Sewers
Watch Repairers
Wholesale & Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Aerospace Engineers
Aerospace Engineering & Operations Technicians
Agricultural Engineers
Anthropologists & Archeologists
Atmospheric & Space Scientists
Biochemists & Biophysicists
Biological Technicians
Biomedical Engineers
Camera & Photographic Equipment Repairers
Chemical Engineers
Chemical Technicians
Civil Engineers
Civil Engineering Technicians
Computer Hardware Engineers
Electric Home Appliance & Power Tool Repairers
Electrical & Electronic Drafters
Electrical Engineers
Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technicians
Environmental Engineers
Environmental Engineering Technicians
Environmental Scientists & Specialists, Including Health
Film Laboratory Technicians
Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineers
Food Scientists & Technologists
Health & Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers & Inspectors
Industrial Engineers
Industrial Safety & Health Engineers
Materials Engineers
Mechanical Drafters
Mechanical Engineers
Medical Equipment Repairers
Marine Engineers & Naval Architects
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Nuclear Engineers
Nuclear Technicians
Petroleum Engineers
Product Safety Engineers
Robotics Technician

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

Able Seamen
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
Aircraft Engine Specialists
Airframe & Power Plant Mechanics
Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers
Air Traffic Controllers
Automotive Body & Related Repairers
Automotive Glass Installers & Repairers
Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics
Aviation Inspectors
Avionics Technicians
Bridge & Lock Tenders
Bus Drivers, School
Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity
Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists
Captains & Mates on Water Vessels
Cargo & Freight Agents
Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment
Commercial Divers
Couriers & Messengers
Crane & Tower Operators
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, & Ambulance
Flight Attendants
Gas Plant Operators
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators
Locomotive Engineers & Railroad Conductors
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
Motorboat Mechanics
Motorcycle Mechanics
Motor Vehicle Inspectors
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers
Pilots, Ship
Power Plant Operators
Railroad Yardmasters
Rail-Track Laying & Maintenance Equipment Operators
Refuse & Recyclable Material Collectors
Reservation & Transportation Ticket Agents
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil & Gas
Stevedores, Except Equipment Operators
Subway & Streetcar Operators
Taxi Drivers & Chauffeurs
Tire Repairers & Changers
Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
Traffic Technicians
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants & Baggage
Transportation Managers
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services


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