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Accounting

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field create, research, analyze, audit, and report company data, finance reports, budgets, tax returns, and accounting records. 

What Traits Are Good For Accountants?

Those in accounting should be interested in business, be very organized and able to meet deadlines, like to problem solve, be thorough, have integrity, and be very analytical.

Examples of Jobs in Accounting

Auditor
Budget Analyst
Accounts Payable Specialist
Tax Accountant
Forensic Accountant
Cost Estimator

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by accountants. Students will delve deeper into Excel and learn Quickbooks as they develop and maintain financial records, compute and prepare tax returns, and audit financial transactions.

Accounting

Architecture

Architecture

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field design structures, interiors, landscapes, and even cities. Architects not only design buildings but are typically in charge project budgets, permitting, and hiring contractors including engineers to get the work done.

What Traits Are Good For Architects?

Those in architecture should be interested in design, be creative and very organized, have the ability to adapt and like to problem solve, be thorough, and be able and willing to lead.

Examples of Jobs in Architecture

Architect
Interior Designer
Urban Planner
Landscape Architect
Industrial Designer

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by architects. Students will use AutoCAD and Revit to develop sketches, floor plans, 3D models, interior design proposals, and landscaping models of various types of buildings and structures per clients’ requests.

Business Consulting

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field help other companies solve their problems. These include startups, mergers and acquisitions, expansions, company realignments, and helping struggling companies. Some companies travel to their clients meaning up to 80% travel.

What Traits Are Good For Business Consultants?

Those in business consulting should be interested in business, be very hard working and able to meet deadlines, like to problem solve, be confident, have great communication, with excellent analytical skills.

Examples of Jobs in Business Consulting

Business Consultant
Project Manager
Various Consultancy Positions

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by business consultants. Students will learn strategy frameworks and then implement them as they assist organizations in providing solutions for market capitalization, expansion, operations, and management.

Business Consulting

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field use chemistry, biology, physics, and math to design and develop chemical manufacturing processes. Using various programs chemical engineers design the production of various chemicals, plastics, fossil fuels, drugs, food, and many other products.

What Traits Are Good For Chemical Engineers?

Those in chemical engineering should be interested in both science and math, especially chemistry, be creative, good at solving problems, be very analytical. Chemical engineers should also be detail-oriented and be able to work well with others and good at technical writing.

Examples of Jobs in Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineer
Petroleum Engineer
Process Engineer
Product Development Scientist
Nuclear Engineer
Engineering Manager

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by chemical engineers. Students will use PSIM2, LucidChart, and other chemical engineering software to size valves, pumps, and other equipment and layout and develop P&ID drawings. 

Cinematography

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field are in charge of the camera and light crews setting up each shot of a film. Cinematographers decide the placement, movement, composition, aspect ratio, lighting, and focus.

What Traits Are Good For Cinematographers?

Those in cinematography should be interested in film, be very creative with a keen eye for detail, great communication skills, leadership abilities, and the ability to adapt quickly.

Examples of Jobs in Cinematography

Cinematographer
Camera Operator
Video Editor
Lighting Technicians
Director

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by cinematographers. Students will analyze and create screenplays before developing the overall visual approach, creating equipment lists, determining shot locations, and even shooting and editing film.

Cinematography

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field complete engineering design projects including buildings, bridges, roads, soils, dams, and water supply systems. Most engineers focus on design in office taking occasional field trips while field engineers spend more time in the field with less office time.

What Traits Are Good For Civil Engineers?

Those in civil engineering should be interested in solving problems, be very analytical, with critical thinking skills. Civil engineers should be able to meet deadlines, be detail-oriented, solid technical writers, and be able to work well with others.

Examples of Jobs in Civil Engineering

Civil Engineer
Structural Engineer
Soils Engineer
Water Resource Engineer
Transportation Engineer
Engineering Manager

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by civil engineers. Students will use AutoCAD, RISA and other civil engineering software to design, engineer, and sketch buildings, structures, roads, bridges, and water systems.

Computer Aided Drafting

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field use software and technology to develop sketch, technical, layout, and installation drawings typically at the direction of engineers, architects, and contractors. 

What Traits Are Good For CAD Drafters?

Those in Computer Aided Drafting should be interested in design, be very thorough and detailed-oriented, able to meet deadlines, like to problem solve, and have great interpersonal skills.

Examples of Jobs in Computer Aided Drafting

Mechanical Drafters
Electrical Drafters
Electronics Drafters
Architectural Drafters
Civil Drafters

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by CAD drafters. Students will use AutoCAD to design and prepare drawings and 3D models of electrical, mechanical, structural, and civil systems.

Computer Aided Drafting

Computer Science

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field use technology to develop computer based systems to make life better, faster, or more simple. Computer Scientists program, debug, develop, and protect software that goes in everything we use today.

What Traits Are Good For Computer Scientists?

Those in computer science should be comfortable working in front of a computer for long hours, interested in problem solving, able to critically think, be organized, creative, detail-oriented, analytical, thorough, and able to meet deadlines. Computer scientists constantly have to study to stay up to date with current technology so you must be a fast learner.

Examples of Jobs in Computer Science

Computer Scientist
Software Engineer
Web Developer
Database Manager
Information Technology Specialist
Project Manager

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students in this program require at least one class of prior Java experience. Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by professionals in the field of computer science. Students will learn the differences between information systems, information technologies, and computer science as they use LucidChart and an integrated development environment to develop ERD’s and desktop applications to assist companies with their organizational needs.

Electrical Engineering

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical systems including those for products, buildings, industrial plants, and electrical grids.

What Traits Are Good For Electrical Engineers?

Those in electrical engineering, similar to other engineering disciplines, should be interested in solving problems, be analytical, able to critically think and meet deadlines, be inquisitive, detail-oriented, work well with others and have technical writing abilities.

Examples of Jobs in Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineer
Power Engineer
Control and Instrumentation Engineer
Broadcast Engineer
Electronics Engineer

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by electrical engineers. Students will use EasyPower, EAGLE, MATLAB, and other electrical engineering software to create printed circuit boards, do power system analysis, and analyze data by implementing filters.

Electrical Engineering

Finance

Finance

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field are key to business, entrepreneurial, and personal finances handling investments, financial reports, budgeting, planning, and problem solving.

What Traits Are Good For Professionals in Finance?

Those in finance should be interested in business, be analytical, have great communication skills, be adaptable, be positive, and good at self-management.

Examples of Jobs in Finance

Financial Analyst
Financial Planner
Investment Banker
Budget Analyst
Actuary
Credit Analyst

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by finance professionals. Students will use Excel and online resources to analyze, verify, and interpret, the financials of major organizations, work to develop diverse financial portfolios, prepare investment memos, and provide budgets and forecasting for startup companies.

Graphic Design

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field use technology to design and create visual concepts for to convey meaning to consumers. These can be for marketing, reporting, informing, or enhancing. Graphic Designers often work closely with clients to achieve the intended result.

What Traits Are Good For Graphic Designers?

Those in graphic design should be interested in art and creation, be creative, great at communication, detail-oriented, able to take criticism, patient, and passionate.

Examples of Jobs in Graphic Design

Graphic Designer
Creative Director
Production Artist
Product Developer
Art Director
Front-End Designer
Marketing Specialist
Animator

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by graphic designers. Students with use Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign to develop marketing material, branding, and packaging for companies as well as creating graphics, flyers, and presentations for various causes.

Graphic Design

Journalism

Journalism

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field tell the stories of others. Whether through print, online, TV, or radio, journalists investigate, collect, and present news stories in a way that will be consumed by and educate their audience.

What Traits Are Good For Journalists?

Those in journalism should be passionate about a particular subject, be effective communicators, able to meet deadlines, be persistent, be patient, be professional, ethical, and have excellent investigative skills.

Examples of Jobs in Journalism

Journalist
TV Broadcaster
Radio Host
Content Writer
Producer
Editor
Social Media Manager

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by journalists. Students will write and edit articles and blog posts and write and record podcasts and news segments as they cover current and investigative news stories.

Law

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field ensure that our laws are applied properly and are just and fair. This work requires research, investigation, document preparation, client advisement, oral arguments, negotiations, and debate. 

What Traits Are Good For Professionals in Law?

Those in law should be interested in, as silly as it sounds, law. Lawyers should be organized, have great communication skills, have strong writing ability, be creative, thorough, have integrity, and be compassionate and have great listening comprehension abilities.

Examples of Jobs in Law

Lawyer
Paralegal
Legal Assistant
Law Clerk
Judge
Compliance Officer
Contracts Administrator

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by lawyers. Students will review, write, deliberate, and present cases, contracts and briefs, and even work through a moot court case before a judge.

Law

Marketing

Marketing

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field focus on pricing, packaging, placement, and promotion to ensure their products and services get in the consumers hands. How they do this, depends on the type of marketing they are in. Some types include digital, social media, inbound, content, product, and brand marketing.

What Traits Are Good For Marketers?

Those in marketing should be interested in business, be a great communicator, able to adapt, be strategic, with the ability to learn quickly and solve problems.

Examples of Jobs in Marketing

Marketer
Copywriter
Web Producer
Media Buyer
Advertising Manager
Product Manager
Brand Manager
Public Relations Manager

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by marketers. Students will develop strategies to increase revenues of companies’ products and services, create marketing and ad campaigns for new businesses, and develop a new product along with a plan to introduce it to market.

Mechanical Engineering

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing and installation of mechanical systems including those for products, buildings, industrial plants, and all mechanical mechanisms.

What Traits Are Good For Mechanical Engineers?

Those in mechanical engineering, similar to other engineering disciplines, should be interested in solving problems, be analytical, able to critically think and meet deadlines, be inquisitive, detail-oriented, work well with others and have technical writing abilities.

Examples of Jobs in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer
Aerospace Engineer
Automotive Engineer
Maintenance Engineer
Nuclear Engineer
Industrial Engineer
HVAC Engineer

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by mechanical engineers. Students will use MATLAB, Simulink, and 3D CAD modelling software to analyze, design, and engineer car systems, appliances, energy systems, and other everyday use projects.

Mechanical Engineering

Website Design

Web Development

What Do You Do?

Professionals in this field create and develop websites and web applications for clients. Web developers provide the look, efficiency, and capacity of the site.

What Traits Are Good For Web Developers?

Those in web development should be interested in computer programming, be creative, be able to meet deadlines, like to solve problems, be good at communication, able to take criticism, have patience and able to work with clients.

Examples of Jobs in Web Developing

Web Developer
Programmer
Software Developer
Content Manager
UX Developer
Applications Developer

What Will I Do In The Program?

Students will spend 2-weeks doing real-world projects completed by web developers. Students will use VS Code and WordPress to create and design web pages, websites, and web applications using HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

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