Career ClustersTo provide a solid education without exploring students' career goals and aspirations is like navigating without a compass. To ensure students find their way, we offer a variety of programs and courses that help students begin planning for the future -- and a satisfying, rewarding lifestyle. Our approach at Seneca Valley is to align curriculum and courses with the national career clusters. This allows students and parents to explore the latest career trends and jobs with the greatest likelihood of success, such as these emerging careers from Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly review.
NOT ALL JOBS ARE CREATED EQUAL
Despite the current economic climate, 20.5 million new jobs are expected to be added between 2010 and 2020. Some occupations will grow more than others. Here are some of the fastest growing.
At least a bache-
lor's in engineering
A perfect storm for STEM education and the demand for better medical devices.
Use of ultrasound imaging is expected to expand rapidly in coming years.
H.S. diploma or
As the economy recovers, the building trades should expand across the board.
Grad degree and
Expect more need for physical therapy aides, and occupational therapy assistants, too.
License and (usually)
The increase results from an aging popul/ation and more preventive care.Source: "Occupational Employment Projections to 2020," BLS Monthly Labor Review, Jan. 2012.