Career Paths

What does an Engineer do? Sales and Marketing 

You may start out down one career path, like engineering, but your career journey could take you into a whole new world. That's what happened to Adam Synder. He's the president of Incept, a marketing firm in Canton, Ohio.

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What's an Engineer Like? 

What's an engineer really like? Meet Xyla Foxlin. She is a mechanical engineering student and also the founder of her own startup. Not only that, she's started her own YouTube channel, Beauty and the Bolt to change perceptions about what an engineer is really like.

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A Career in Musicology 

Ever heard of musicology? Love music or love to play an instrument or sing, but don't want to be an entertainer? There are still plenty of career paths out there, like a career in musicology. Meet Mandy Smith, the Education Programs Manager at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. 

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A Career in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

What is a career in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering like? Felipe Gómez del Campo admits he may not have been the greatest student in high school, but he's certainly making up for it now. As an aerospace engineer and entrepreneur, he's hoping to revolutionize the airline industry with his new jet engine fuel technology. 

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From Dorm Room to Board Room – An Entrepreneur Story

What's it like starting your own company? Chris Wentz is the CEO and Co-founder of Everykey. Everykey is a Bluetooth device that replaces your keys and passwords.

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What is a Technology Strategy Consultant?

What does a Technology Strategy Consultant do? Carlin Jackson is a technology strategy consultant. He founded Theo. Wyes David, a boutique technology consulting firm specializing in areas of business strategy, software engineering and architecture, corporate finance and big data analytics. 

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What is a Data Scientist?

What does a data scientist do? Do you love math or just love to work with numbers? Are you fascinated by data or statistics and what it can tell you? Then a career in data science might be for you! Meet Cal Al-Dhubaib. He's a data scientist at Digital C in Cleveland.

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Karen in front of Hyland Software's sign

What Does a Software Developer Do?

What is a software developer? Karen Zoeller has always loved to solve puzzles. That's why she enjoys her job as a junior software developer for Hyland Software. 

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From a Computer Engineer to Inventor & Entrepreneur-How to Build a Business

Learn how a computer engineer became an inventor and entrepreneur. "One of the best things about being an engineer, or at least studying to be an engineer is that after you get your degree, you can go on to do almost anything," explains Gordon Daily. 

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What does a Computer Science career look like?

Justin Hartman is the Chief technologist & co-founder of Boxcast. Boxcast is a TV station in a box – a breakthrough technology that makes it easy to deliver live, HD video from anyone with a camera to everyone, everywhere. 

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Mathias standing in front of his desk JASWIG

What does a Structural Engineer do?

Structural Engineer and entrepreneur, Mathias Ellegiers enjoys solving problems. When his girlfriend started having back problems from sitting at a computer, he built a better standing desk and started a company called JASWIG.

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