Applied Science and Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years (Enhanced DVD)
This video explores technology and applied science jobs. At a food flavoring manufacturer, David Michael & Company, Jim runs a quality control laboratory. Aliah works as a research technician at The Wistar Institute, a cancer institute in Philadelphia. Tony is a production mechanic at New Jersey American Water and he is the third case study in this program. These three workers have one thing in common; they landed well-paying jobs after just two years of education. Aliah took a biomedical researcher training program, Tony took a water treatment license course after a stint in the Navy, and Jim received an associate’s degree in his field. Kevin Lampe, a professor of biotechnology at Montgomery County Community College is introduced. He mentions that lands on laboratory training enabled these workers to transition from schooling into the job force. A program in the series STEM Careers in Two Years. (20 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Production Mechanic, Water Treatment (03:20) – A production mechanic gets a well-paying job after just two years of education. Find out the requirements of this job and the tasks that he performs.
Job Outlook: Production Mechanic, Treatment (04:11) – Employees can move ahead with continuing education.
Biomedical Research Technician (06:35) – Biomedical research technicians must have a good attention to detail, and there are training programs at two year colleges.
Quality Control Lab Administrator (04:58) – People who have a good attention to detail work well in quality control labs. Jim explains the benefits of his career.
Applied Science and Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years