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Sports

Sports Agent

Negotiate agreements between athletes and employers or sponsors. These agreements describe things like an athlete’s salary, or what special duties an athlete might have off-season.

Athletic Trainer

Help athletes develop and improve their skills.

Sports Engineer

Design, develop, and test sports equipment.

Sports Doctor

Work with athletes to maintain their health and performance.

Sports Nutritionist

Develop special diets to best suit athletes while they train and compete.

Occupational Physiologist

Help athletes and trainers develop the most effective training methods for their particular sports.

Physical Education Teacher

Teach students how to look after their bodies and keep fit.

Sports Statistician

Collect and analyze data about how teams and players perform. This helps teams figure out how to train and perform better at games.

Sport Technologist

Develop and test sports equipment.

Sports Lawyer

Negotiate and draft agreements and help settle disputes. For example, a player and the team managers might be trying to decide if the player could be traded to another team.

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Helping others

Audiologist

Measure how peoples’ ears function. Audiologists can discover if hearing has been damaged and help select and set up hearing aids.

Medical Social Worker

Help patients and their families deal with the effects of disease or injuries.

Patent Lawyer

Help people obtain and protect their patents.

Chiropractor

Treat problems with muscles and joints, particularly in the back.

Genetic Counsellor

Advise parents and would-be parents on the risks of passing inherited diseases or conditions to their future children.

Cytotechnologist

Examine cells to diagnose diseases such as cancer.

Dietician or Nutritionist

Work with people to help them eat properly to cope with particular situations or health concerns.

Natural Sciences Manager

Plan, coordinate, and oversee research done by teams of scientists. You could work in areas such as physical sciences, life sciences, or statistics.

Health Educator

Help people develop and maintain healthy lifestyles.

Professor/ Instructor

Help people develop and maintain healthy lifestyles.

Occupational Therapist

Help people recover from injuries. You might also help people who can’t completely recover by finding different ways to do particular tasks.

Dental Hygienist

Clean patients’ teeth and gums, and help dentists with certain dental procedures.

Registered Nurse

Care for sick and injured people, and help well people stay healthy.

Biomedical Engineer

Design and develop devices for medical uses. You might design artificial limbs or special surgical devices.

Respiratory Therapist

Help patients overcome breathing problems and emergencies.

Physician

Diagnose and treat diseases and illnesses, and help patients stay healthy.

Microbiologist

Study very small organisms such as bacteria or viruses and how they interact with their environment and larger organisms.

Neurologist

Diagnose and treat diseases and injuries affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system.

Optometrist

Fit and prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses, as well as diagnose and treat certain eye problems.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Help people overcome problems with speaking or communicating with others.

Pathologist

Study and diagnose diseases by doing medical tests or examining tissue samples or body remains.

Pharmacist

Help patients and doctors select and use drugs to treat medical problems effectively and safely.

Physical Therapist

Help injured people recover their abilities to walk and move.

Psychologist

Study the mind and human behaviors. Clinical psychologists help people deal with emotional problems.

Food Scientist

Study how food is harvested, produced, stored or used.

Sociologist

Study how humans develop societies, organizations, and interact with each other.

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Analyze workplaces to make sure people work in safe conditions.

Forensic Science Technician

Examine and test samples that have been collected at a crime scene. You might analyze fingerprints, run DNA testing equipment, or catalog evidence.

Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic

Care for people at the scenes of medical emergencies. You might help people injured in a car accident, or care for someone who collapsed in a shopping mall.

Epidemiologist

Study the causes, patterns, and effects of diseases in large groups of people.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Operate medical scanning devices (e.g. a CAT scanner) and prepare patients for their scans.

Cardiovascular Technologist or Technician

Operate test equipment, such as ultrasound imagers or heart monitors to help diagnose heart conditions, and prepare patients for their tests.

Veterinary Technologist or Technician

Help veterinarians care for and treat animals. You might assist with surgery, run medical tests, or tend to the needs of animals in a veterinary hospital.

Veterinarian

Treat diseases and injuries of animals, and help people care for their animals.

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Math

Actuary

Determine the risks of events such as natural disasters and help create policies to minimize the financial harm those events cause.

Inventory Analyst/ Controller

Manage how stores and manufacturers buy and sell their products. For example, a store would want to have enough stock for customers without having too much stock in warehouses.

Risk Management Analyst

Determine the risks involved in large projects, and advise on ways to minimize those risks and deal with the problems.

Business Analyst

Analyze how a business operates and help develop polices to improve efficiency and profitability.

Rate Analyst

Analyze how a business operates to determine the best prices for goods or rates for services.

Quality Assurance Analyst

Analyze defects or failures in manufactured goods or software. This helps determine where there are problems and how to fix them.

Credit Analyst

Analyze the ability of business or people to repay money they own on loans. This helps determine how much money to lend, and what the rate of interest should be.

Statistician

Collect and analyze statistics of all kinds. For example, a statistician might calculate how many people drive a particular type of car.

Securities Analyst/ Broker

Determine what investments a business or person should make, and help decide when to buy or sell investments.

Financial Analyst

Examine how a business is performing and make recommendations how to keep the business profitable and stable.

Auditor

Review the finances of a business or a person to make sure records are accurate and properly recorded.

Biomathematician/ Biostatistician

Use statistics to analyze biological systems. For example, you might try to determine if a particular species is at risk of becoming extinct.

Opinion Researcher

Use surveys and statistics to determine peoples’ attitudes toward particular situations. For example, you might need to know how many people feel they need a new bridge in their community.

Payroll Administrator

Keep track of employees’ pay and make certain their wages are calculated correctly and paid on time.

Cryptologist/ Code Designer

Research and develop methods for keeping sensitive data secure.

Demographer

Analyze statistics about large groups of people. For example: How many people are over 50 years old? How many people move from one province to another?

Investment Manager

Help people and businesses decide what investments they should make to help them reach their financial goals.

Economist

Study how goods and services are produced, distributed, and consumed.

Tax Investigator

Investigate people and businesses who may have been illegally avoiding paying taxes.

Professor/ Instructor

Teach post-secondary students in colleges or universities.

Appraiser

Determine the value of property such as houses, cars, antiques, or artwork.

Claims Adjuster

Investigate insurance claims and decide on fair payments to insured people or businesses.

Commodities Broker

Buy or sell commodities contracts (agreements between buyers and sellers for real goods, but where the goods aren’t actually physically traded in person) for clients. You might work for a firm in an office or on the floor of a commodities exchange.

Psychometrician/ Psychometrist

Measure a person’s capabilities, skills, and aptitude for particular jobs or professions. This helps us find better ways to train people and help them find jobs they enjoy and do well.

Market Researcher/ Analyst

Research consumers’ buying habits and preferences. This helps business decide what products to offer for sale.

Loan Officer

Work with people and businesses to decide how much money they can afford to borrow. Loan officers often work for banks.

Public Health Statistician

Collect and analyze information on diseases in a community. For example: What diseases are most common? How many people are taken ill? How many people needed hospital care?

Sports Statistician

Collect and analyze data about how teams and players perform. This helps teams figure out how to train and perform better at games.

Mathematical Statistician

Research and develop techniques of statistical analysis.

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The environment

Climate Change Analyst

Collect and analyze data on climate conditions, and create models of what could happen to our climate over the coming years.

Microbiologist

Study very small organisms such as bacteria or viruses and how they interact with their environment and larger organisms.

Botanist

Study plants and how they interact with their environment.

Cartographer or Photogrammetrist

Draw and update maps. Modern cartographers use many tools, such as aerial photos, satellite positioning systems and computer graphics.

Park Ranger

Protect and preserve parklands. Some rangers are scientific researchers, while others might maintain trails and facilities or help visitors.

Aquarist

Operate and maintain aquariums and fish breeding facilities.

Geographer

Study our physical environment and how people interact with it.

Geoscientist

Study the Earth, its structure, and its physical resources. For example, you might find where landslides might occur, or where valuable ores might be found.

Hydrologist

Study the movement, distribution, and quality of water on the planet.

Agricultural, Food and Biological Systems Engineer

Analyze and plan how food products are harvested, produced, packaged, and preserved.

Environmental Engineer

Develop plans and equipment to maintain and improve our natural environment.

Agricultural Inspector

Make sure food is harvested, processed, and stored safely and is safe to eat.

Environmental Compliance Inspector

Help enforce rules and standards that regulate how people and businesses must look after our environment.

Meteorologist

Study weather patterns and develop weather forecasts.

Mineralogist

Study the chemistry, crystal structure, and other properties of minerals.

Plant Scientist

Study how plants can be grown, harvested, and used in industry.

Diver

Use and maintain equipment for all kinds of underwater jobs.

Soil and Water Conservationist

Develop plans and methods to make best use of soil and water. For example, you might work on reducing erosion, or to keep topsoil fertile.

Aquacultural Manager

Work on ways to produce and harvest seafood without damaging the environment.

Soil Scientist

Study the chemical, physical, and biological make-up of soil and how that relates to plant growth.

Environmental Scientist

Study how human society impacts the natural environment.

Emergency Management Specialist

Help people deal with large-scale emergencies such as hurricanes or earthquakes.

Agricultural Technician

Perform tests and help with experiments on foods and agricultural products.

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Arts

Entertainment Agent

Negotiate agreements between artists or actors and their employers or sponsors.

Multimedia Artist or Animator

Create artwork that blends different media, such as video, traditional art forms, or sound. You might work on movie sets or video games, or to improve public spaces like airports or arenas.

Web Designer/ Producer

Design and develop websites. You might also manage the website so users can interact with the site owners.

Draftsperson

Prepare technical drawings – detailed plans to show how something should be built. For example, you might draw the plans for a building, or the detailed drawings that show how to assemble a car’s engine.

Film and Video Editor

Edit raw video or film to make the perfect movie. You might rearrange scenes, insert special effects, or synchronize sound effects.

Programmer/ Developer

Design, create, and maintain computer software that can be used in movies, TV, music recording, theatre, simulators, and video games.

Pyrotechnician

Design and assemble fireworks, plan fireworks displays, and run fireworks shows.

Science Writer

Write articles that explain scientific discoveries and the principles of science for general readers.

Sound Engineering Technician

Run sound equipment for live shows and recording sessions to make sure music, sound tracks, or dialogue sound their best.

Audio-Video Equipment Technician

Set up and maintain all kinds of sound and video equipment for concerts, television studios, newsrooms, or recording studios.

Textile Engineer

Develop and improve fabrics and methods for making and using them. Textiles go into everything from theatre costumes to spacesuits!

Architect

Design buildings and supervise their construction.

Art Conservator

Preserve artwork of all kinds to make sure they won’t be damaged when they are stored or displayed. Restore damaged artwork to bring pieces as close as possible to their original condition.

Animator

Use computers, drawings, or puppets to make “movies” without actors. You could work on everything from movies to video games.

Fashion Designer

Design clothing and accessories. You might design clothes we wear every day, or special costumes for TV shows or movies.

Set Designer

Design the sets used for TV, movies, or live shows. You’ll have to choose or design furnishings, choose colours and fabrics and make sure the set has the look the director and writers need for their shows.

Cosmetic Chemist

Develop and test all kinds of make-up. You will make sure the make-up works properly and is safe to use.

Composer

Write music for live shows, TV shows, movies, or video games.

Music Producer

Take care of the business of making music. You’ll make sure all the equipment and staff are ready to go when they’re needed.

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Space

Systems Analyst

Plan software and hardware needed for specific projects.

Astrogeologist

Study the geology of planets, moons, and asteroids in the solar system.

Astronaut

Work in space to operate spacecraft and equipment.

Astronomer/ Astrophysicist

Study stars, planets, and large structures such as star clusters or galaxies.

Aerospace Engineer

Design, develop, and test equipment for aviation and spaceflight.

Chemist

Study how various substances interact with each other, and how they interact with energy.

Fire Protection Engineer

Analyze and design equipment and procedures for detecting and extinguishing fires.

Robotics Engineer

Design and develop robots and robotic systems for commercial uses.

Safety Engineer

Analyze systems to improve the safety of users. One way to do this is to figure out how and why parts could fail.

Computer Engineer

Design, develop, and maintain computer hardware and software.

Nuclear Engineer

Design and develop equipment used for nuclear power systems, nuclear medicine and materials testing.

Control System Engineer

Design and develop control systems that keep complex devices working properly. For example, design an autopilot for an aircraft.

Technical Writer

Write manuals or handbooks to explain how to install, use, or repair all kinds of equipment and software.

Space Scientist

Study problems of operating spacecraft and exploring space.

Satellite Technician

Build and test satellites, and operate satellites from ground stations.

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Animals

Biologist

Study living organisms and how they interact with their environment.

Marine Biologist

Study living organisms in the oceans.

Park Ranger

Protect and preserve parklands. Some rangers are scientific researchers, while others might maintain trails and facilities or help visitors.

Animal Trainer

Teach animals to perform specific tasks. For example, service dogs are trained to help people cope with vision, hearing, or mobility problems.

Aquarist

Operate and maintain aquariums and fish breeding facilities.

Entomologist

Study insects and their interactions with their environment.

Aquacultural Manager

Work on ways to produce and harvest seafood without damaging the environment.

Animal Breeder

Breed animals for particular characteristics by selecting appropriate pairs of parents.

Veterinary Technologist or Technician

Help veterinarians care for and treat animals. You might assist with surgery, run medical tests, or tend to the needs of animals in a veterinary hospital.

Veterinarian

Treat diseases and injuries of animals, and help people care for their animals.

Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist

Study wild animals and how they interact with their habitats and with humans.

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Science

Anthropologist

Study how groups of humans have set up cultures and societies. For example, you might study how ancient people stored their foods, traded with other people, or decided who their leaders were.

Cosmetic Chemist

Develop and test all kinds of make-up. You will make sure the make-up works properly and is safe to use.

Conservator

Preserve artifacts to make sure they won’t be damaged when they are stored or displayed. Restore artifacts to bring them as close as possible to their original conditions.

Astronomer/Astrophysicist

Study stars, planets, and large structures such as star clusters or galaxies. Help discover how our Universe works!

Biochemist

Study how food, drugs, or other substances affect living organisms.

Biologist

Study living organisms and how they interact with their environment.

Marine Biologist

Study living organisms in the oceans.

Biostatistician

Study such fields as animal populations, genetics, or the spread of diseases to make predictions about our environment. For example, you might help decide if a particular species is endangered.

Artificial Intelligence Researcher

Investigate ways to make computers mimic intelligent behavior. One popular application is the design of video games.

Chemist

Study the composition and properties of matter. You might use your knowledge to discover and describe new substances or to create useful chemical processes.

Entomologist

Study insects and their interactions with their environment.

Epidemiologist

Study the causes, patterns, and effects of diseases in large groups of people.

Microbiologist

Study very small organisms such as bacteria or viruses and how they interact with their environment and larger organisms.

Physicist

Study how matter moves, changes with time, and interacts with energy. Physicists can work in specialties such as nuclear physics or geophysics.

Physical Therapist

Work with patients to help treat injuries and other mobility related health conditions. Your work could include rehabilitating patients as well as educating about injury prevention.

Plant Scientist

Study how plants can be grown, harvested, and used in industry.

Professor/ Instructor

Teach post-secondary students in colleges or universities.

Science Writer

Write articles that explain scientific discoveries and the principles of science for general readers.

Food Scientist

Study how food is harvested, produced, stored or used.

Political Scientist

Study how governments work, and how politics affects people.

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Engineering and Technology

Electrical Designer

Design and develop systems to bring electrical power to homes and other buildings.

Electrical and Electronics Engineer

Analyze and design electronic systems and devices or electrical machinery, and develop ways to manufacture them.

Electrical Designer

Develop, test, and maintain electrical machinery or electronic systems and devices.

Telecommunications Engineer

Design and improve communications equipment – for example, smart phones, satellite dishes, internet servers, etc.

Instrumentation Engineer

Design, develop, and install measuring systems and devices. For example, you might work on the “black boxes” that let us see what happens during aircraft accidents.

Instrumentation Technologist

Develop, test, install, and calibrate measuring systems and devices.

Test Technologist

Develop methods for testing products to ensure they have been built properly and work correctly.

Mechanical Designer

Build and test mechanical devices used in many products and industries. For example, you might design the paper tray for a printer or the latch for a car door.

Mechanical Engineer

Analyze and design mechanical systems and devices, and develop ways to manufacture them.

Automotive Engineer

Design and improve ground vehicles (like cars and trucks) so they are more reliable, safer and more fuel-efficient.

Civil Engineer

Analyze and design large-scale structures such as bridges, dams, canals, or large buildings.

Civil Engineering Technologist

Design and construct structures such as buildings or parking garages.

Engineering Manager

Plan, coordinate, and oversee the work done by teams of engineers, technologists, technicians, and designers.

Systems Engineer

Plan how a complex product should be designed, built, and maintained.

Optics/ Optical Engineer

Analyze and design devices that work with light, such as microscopes, telescopes, or camera systems.

Ceramics Engineer

Design processes to use ceramics in new applications, artificial joints, electronic parts, optical equipment, sports equipment etc.

Natural Sciences Manager

Plan, coordinate, and oversee research done by teams of scientists. You could work in areas such as physical sciences, life sciences, or statistics.

Power Distributor and Dispatcher

Operate electrical transmission systems (the “power grid”) to make sure people get power when they need it.

Electrician

Install and maintain electrical systems in buildings.

Energy Engineer

Help people and industries use energy more efficiently.

Sustainability Engineer

Design environmentally sustainable systems and procedures for jobs such as recycling, storing and recycling hazardous materials, cleaning pollution and so on.

Renewable Energy Engineer

Design systems to use energy sources that can’t be depleted, like solar power, wind power, or geothermal power.

Human Factors Engineer

Help design and improve equipment so that people can use it efficiently and with less chance of injuring themselves.

Life Support Engineer

Design medical equipment and life support systems for people (for example, astronauts or deep-sea divers) and animals (such as those in zoos)

Automation Engineer

Analyze and design techniques for automated production and testing of products.

Biomedical Engineer

Design and develop devices for medical uses. You might design artificial limbs or special surgical devices.

Test Engineer

Analyze and develop testing equipment for manufacturers.

Drilling Engineer

Design and develop methods to drill wells efficiently and safely.

Quality Process Engineer

Design and develop techniques to make sure products are properly manufactured and tested.

Product Engineer

Oversee all aspects of manufacturing, testing, using, and maintaining a particular group of products.

Component Engineer

Make sure the components used to build products are suitable and can be bought when they are needed. If a component were no longer available, you would find a new supplier or find a replacement.

Facilities Engineer

Design, develop, and maintain the equipment used in a manufacturing plant.

Chemical Process Engineer

Analyze and design the techniques used to manufacture various chemicals used by manufacturers or in our everyday lives.

Mechanical Process Engineer

Analyze and design the methods used to manufacture and test various products efficiently and safely.

Pharmaceutical Process Engineer

Analyze and design methods to manufacture, test, and preserve medical drugs.

Systems Process Engineer

Analyze and plan how complicated products are built. For example, a car needs many different parts, all made differently. All the parts have to fit together and work properly.

Agricultural, Food and Biological Systems Engineer

Analyze and plan how food products are harvested, produced, packaged, and preserved.

Manufacturing Engineer

Analyze, design, and maintain the equipment used to manufacture various products.

Microsystems Engineer

Design and develop microelectronic and micromechanical devices, and the equipment used to build and test them.

Tool Engineer

Design the special tools needed to build a particular device. For example, you might need a special wrench to install a steering wheel.

Refinery Process Engineer

Analyze and design the techniques used to refine raw materials, such as petroleum, into products such as gasoline.

Piping Engineer

Install and maintain piping systems to transfer fluids from one place to another. You might work on oil pipelines, or on the piping systems in a hospital.

Forensic Engineer

Investigate why products or materials fail or don’t work properly.

Metallurgist or Materials Engineer

Select and design metals or other materials used to manufacture various products.

Apparel Design Engineer

Design clothing for special professions and jobs. For example, you might design body armor (i.e. bullet-proof vests), space suits, heat-resistant suits for fire fighters, diving suits and so on.

Nanosystems Engineer

Analyze and design materials, devices, or systems that are extremely small, such as a motor 1/10 of a millimeter across.

Marine Engineer

Analyze and design ships and the equipment used to operate them.

Nuclear Engineer

Analyze and design equipment used for nuclear power plants, nuclear medicine, or nuclear research labs.

Photonics Engineer

Analyze and design equipment that uses light and electronics, such as lasers, optical fibers, or LEDs.

Petroleum Engineer

Develop and oversee the methods for extracting and transporting, and refining petroleum and natural gas.

Aviation Inspector

Inspect aircraft to make sure they are safe to fly.

Millwright

Build and maintain large equipment used in all sorts of industries.

Railway and Yard Locomotive Engineer

Operate locomotives and trains.

Stationary Engineer

Operate heavy machinery and equipment that provide heat, light, climate control, or power.

Power Plant Operator

Operate and control large power plants that produce electricity for cities or heavy industry.

Pilot

Fly various types of aircraft, such as helicopters, seaplanes, passenger planes or transport planes. Professional pilots can work for airlines, private companies, or military organizations.

Professor/ Instructor

Teach post-secondary students in colleges or universities.

Pyrotechnician

Design and assemble fireworks, plan fireworks displays, and run fireworks shows.

Technical Writer

Write manuals or handbooks to explain how to install, use, or repair all kinds of equipment and software.

Robotics Engineer

Design and develop robots and robotic systems for commercial uses.

Quality Control Specialist

Test products as they are manufactured to make sure they are being made properly.

Laboratory Technician

Set up, maintain, and operate laboratory equipment.

Mapping Technician

Analyze aerial photos, update maps, and produce 3D maps and images.

Nuclear Monitoring Technician

Help run nuclear medicine clinics – test radiation levels, keep track of radiation dosages, safely handle and dispose of radio-labeled drugs.

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Computers

Network Architect

Design communications networks for computer systems.

Network Engineer

Design the equipment or software for communications networks.

Network Technician

Operate and maintain a communication network.

Quality Assurance Specialist

Make certain that a product does what it supposed to do.

Games Developer

Design and develop the software for video games.

Software Architect

Plan how to design and develop a complex computer program.

Multimedia Designer

Create artwork that blends different media, such as video, traditional art forms, or sound.

Web Designer/ Producer

Design and develop websites. You might also manage the website so users can interact with the site owners.

Interface Designer

Design efficient and easy to use controls for software or equipment.

Software Developer

Research, design, and oversee the development of a software product.

Application Developer/ Support

Design, develop, and maintain particular software product.

Software Tester

Test software to discover problems and recommend changes.

Applications Engineer

Help customers install, use, and get training for a software product.

Computer Software Engineer

Plan how to design, develop, install, and maintain software products.

Firmware Engineer

Design, develop, and maintain the software that controls products such as microwave ovens or remote control systems.

Microsystems Engineer

Design and develop microelectronic and micromechanical devices, and the equipment used to build and test them.

Integration Engineer

Build and debug a complex system made from parts and sub-systems made by many different manufacturers.

Nanosystems Engineer

Analyze and design materials, devices, or systems that are extremely small, such as a motor 1/10 of a millimeter across.

Computer Programmer/ Developer

Write, debug, and maintain computer software.

Technical Writer

Write manuals or handbooks to explain how to install, use, or repair all kinds of equipment and software.

Robotics Engineer

Design and develop robots and robotic systems for commercial uses.

Infrastructure Specialist

Review and test computer systems and network equipment to make sure they work properly and improve their performance.

Software Licensing Specialist

Manage software licensing systems to make sure software is not copied illegally while making sure customers get proper support.

Media Buyer

Find suppliers for multimedia content, such as music or videos.

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Building things

Architect

Design buildings and supervise their construction.

Surveyor

Measure the precise positions of objects and locations on the ground. This can help us draw maps, plan how to run power lines or water pipes, or make sure we’re not building on someone else’s property.

Landscape Architect

Design outdoor public areas and structures.

Mechanical Designer

Build and test mechanical devices used in many products and industries.

Industrial Designer

Combine art and engineering skills to make products attractive and easy to use.

Structural Engineer

Analyze and design complex structures, ranging from spacecraft to towers.

Construction Engineer

Design, build, and manage large projects such as highways or water supply systems.

Mining Engineer

Plan and manage the operation of mines and restoration of the environment when the mine is shut down.

Automotive Process Engineer

Analyze, maintain, and improve automobile manufacturing systems and processes.

Highway Urban Road System Engineer

Analyze, plan, and manage highway systems in and around cities.

Transportation Engineer

Analyze, plan, and manage transportation systems to improve efficiency and safety.

Environmental Engineer

Analyze and plan systems and processes to provide safe water and air to communities, and to clean up polluted areas.

Manufacturing Engineer

Analyze, plan, and manage equipment and processes used to manufacture all kinds of goods.

Geotechnical Engineer

Analyze how soil and rock interact with buildings and large structures such as dams.

Water Management Engineer

Plan and manage systems and techniques to provide safe water while reducing damage to the environment.

Tool Engineer

Design the special tools needed to build a particular device. For example, you might need a special wrench to install a steering wheel.

Welding Engineer

Analyze and develop welding techniques to improve safety and to work with newly developed materials.

Municipal Engineer

Design, build, and maintain the systems that keep cities working: roads, water and sewage systems, electrical systems, street lights.

Hydraulic Engineer

Analyze and plan systems used to collect, store, or transport water.

Railway Engineer

Design railroads and railroad equipment, such as locomotives.

Metallurgist or Materials Engineer

Select and design metals or other materials used to manufacture various products.

Urban/Regional Planner

Analyze and plan how land is used in a city. For example, you might help decide where bicycle paths should go, or the best place to build an arena.