• Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools Career Pathways

     

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    go to www.careercruising.com and enter our school's
    Username:  cahs and Password: cavaliers. 

    Once the site opens, click on the purple EDP tab at the top of the screen and enter your child's personal EDP-ID and Password.

    You may contact Mr. Warren, Mrs. Williams, or Mrs. McCombs with any questions.

     

    MICHIGAN CAREER PATHWAYS:

    Arts & Communications (ARC) - Programs of study related to humanities and the performing, visual, literary, and media arts.

    What is Arts and Communication Pathway?

     

    The Arts and Communication Pathway refers to career fields and programs of study that are related t humanities, media arts, literary arts, technical arts, performing arts, and visual arts. Arts and Communication is a broad field and includes programs such as:

     

    Creative Writing  
    Film Production

    Journalism
    Radio/Television
    Production

    Music
    Advertising

    Public Relations

    How do I know if this Pathway is for me?

    People who are successful in Arts and Communication occupations possess some of the following traits:

    • Work well with people
    • Have artistic and creative abilities
    • Enjoy using computers and technology
    • Possess the art of persuasion
    • Have effective communication skills
    • Want to be part of a team
    • Take on a leadership role on projects
    • Have good eye/hand coordination

     

    When can I start to explore Careers in this Pathway?

    The Carman-Ainsworth school district offers many elective courses that will help you get a head start in developing skills that you will use in Arts and Communications occupations while still in school.

     

    Where can I get more information?

    This is a broad overview of the Arts and Communications Pathway. Information on salaries, training, and employment outlook is different for each career within this pathway.

    You can find this information  by utilizing the following computerized programs:

     

    What careers are in the Arts and Communication Pathway?

    Sample careers in the Arts and Communication Pathway are:

    High School Diploma

    • Floral designer
    • Hair Stylist / Cosmetologist
    • Musician/Composer
    • Sign Painter
    • Typesetter

    Associate's Degree

    • Artist
    • Camera Operator
    • Commercial Artist
    • Fashion Designer
    • Graphic Designer
    • Jeweler
    • Photographer
    • Technical Illustrator

    Bachelor's Degree and Above

    • Actor
    • Advertising
    • Commercial Artist
    • Journalist
    • Language Interpreter
    • Musician/Composer
    • Teacher
    • TV Production Director
    • Writer/Editor

     


     

    Business, Management, Marketing & Technology (BMT) - Programs of study related to all aspects of business including accounting, business administration, finance, information processing, and marketing.

     

    What is the Business and Management Pathway?

    The Business and Management Pathway refers to career fields and programs of study that are related to the business environment.

    The Business and Management pathway includes fields such as:

    • Sales and Marketing
    • Finance
    • Hospitality and Tourism  
    • Economics
    • Computer Training Systems
    • Administration and Management

     

    How do I know if this pathway is for me?

    People who are successful in Business and Management occupations possess some of the following traits:

    • Work well with people
    • Are well organized and able to meet deadlines
    • Enjoy using computers and technology
    • Can convince others to follow their lead
    • Enjoy work that is detailed
    • Work well under pressure
    • Have effective communication skills
    • Want to be part of a team
    • Have effective decision-making skills
    • Enjoy competition

     

    When can I start to explore careers in this Pathway?

    The Carman-Ainsworth School District offers many electives that will help you get a head start in developing skills that you will use in Business and Management occupations while still in school.

     

    Where can I get more information?

    This is a broad overview of the Business and Management Pathway. Information on salaries, training, and employment outlook is different for each career in this Pathway.

    You can find this information by utilizing the following computer programs:

     

    What careers are in the Business and Management Pathway?

    Sample careers in the Business and management pathway include:

     

    High School Diploma

    • Bank teller
    • Bookkeeper
    • Computer Support Technician
    • Food Service
    • Insurance Agent
    • Retail Sales
    • Secretary
    • Travel Agent

     

    Associate's Degree

    • Administrative assistant
    • Building Manage
    • Chef
    • Court reporter
    • Estimator
    • Financial Manager
    • Hotel Management
    • Medical Transcriptionist

     

    Bachelor's Degree and Above

    • Account manager
    • Accountant
    • Actuary
    • Budget Analyst
    • Market researcher
    • Professional Sales
    • Stock Broker
    • Systems Analyst

     


     

    Engineering/Manufacturing Industrial Technology (EMI) - Programs of study related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, or maintain physical systems.

     

    What is the Engineering and Industrial Pathway?

    The Engineering and Industrial Pathway refers to career fields and programs of study that are related to the technologies necessary to design, develop, install or maintain physical systems.

    The Engineering and Industrial Pathway includes programs such as:

    • Architecture 
    • Drafting
    • Engineering
    • Robotics
    • Manufacturing and Technology
    • Mechanics and Repair
    • Production and Construction
    • Electronics 

     

    How do I know if this Pathway is for me?

    People who are successful in Engineering and Industrial occupations possess some of the following traits:

    • Think and solve problems in a logical manner
    • Have good hand/eye coordination
    • Enjoy work that is detailed
    • Like to take things apart and put them together
    • Are good at math and science
    • Are curious about the way things work
    • Can follow detailed diagrams

     

    When can I start to explore Careers in this Pathway?

    The Carman-Ainsworth School District offers many elective courses that will help you get a head start in developing skills that you will use in Engineering and Industrial occupations while still in school.

     

    Where can I get more information?

    This is a broad overview of the Engineering and Industrial Pathway. Information on salaries, training, and employment outlook is different for each career in this Pathway.

    You can find this information by utilizing the following computer programs:

     

    What careers are in the Engineering and Industrial Pathway?

    Sample careers in the Engineering and Industrial Pathway include:

     

    High School Diploma:

    • Auto Body Technician
    • Carpenter
    • Climate Control Mechanic
    • Computer Repair Technician
    • Machine Tool Setter
    • Roofer
    • Security System Installer
    • Welder
    • Electronics Technician
    • Auto Repair Technician

     

    Associate's Degree:

    • Auto Repair Technician
    • Building Construction technician
    • Chemical Technician
    • Computer-Aided Designer
    • HVAC Technician
    • Pipe Fitter
    • Surveyor Technician
    • Electronics Technician
    • Heavy Repair Technician

     

    Bachelor's Degree and Above:

    • Architect
    • Automotive Engineer
    • Chemical Engineer
    • Computer Analyst
    • Computer Programmer
    • Construction Management
    • Mechanical Engineer
    • Surveyor
    • Electronics Engineer

     

     


     

    Health Sciences (HSC) - Programs of study related to the promotion of health as well as the treatment of injuries and disease.

     

     

    What is the Health and Science Pathway?

    The Health and Science Pathway refers to fields and programs of study that are related to the promotion of health, as well as the treatment of injuries, conditions and diseases.

    The Health and Science Pathway includes occupational fields such as:

    • Medicine
    • Dentistry
    • Nursing
    • Therapy
    • Rehabilitation
    • Fitness
    • Nutrition
    • Hygiene

     

    People who are successful in Health and Science occupations possess some of the following traits:

    • Work Well with and enjoy helping people
    • Are well organized and keep accurate records
    • Work reasonably well under stress and crisis
    • Like being given responsibility
    • Are willing to learn and use new technology
    • Have an interest in how the human body works
    • Enjoy and do well in science and math classes
    • Like working with their hands
    • Understand and follow directions well
    • Have effective decision-making skills
    • Can follow established procedures

     

    When can I start to explore Careers in this Pathway?

    The Carman-Ainsworth School District offers many elective courses that will help you get a head start in developing skills that you will use in Health and Science occupations while still in high school.

     

    Where can I get more information?

         This is a broad overview of the Health and Science Pathway.  Information on salaries, training, and employment outlook is different for each career within this Pathway.

         You can find this information by utilizing the following computerized programs:

     

    What Careers are in the Health and Science Pathway?

    Sample careers in the Health and Science Pathway include:

     

    High School Diploma:

    • Clinical Assistant
    • Dental Assistant
    • Dietary Aide
    • Home Health Aide
    • Medical Office
    • Nurse Aide
    • Orderly

     

    Associate's Degree:

    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Industrial Hygiene
    • Licensed Practical Nurse
    • Medical Technician
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Occupational Therapist Assistant
    • Surgical Technician
    • Veterinary Assistant
    • Biomedical Electronics Tech.

     

    Bachelor's Degree and Above:

    • Chemist
    • Chiropractor
    • Dentist
    • Nurse
    • Pharmacist
    • Physical Therapist
    • Physician
    • Veterinarian
    • Biomedical Electronics Eng.

     

     

     

     


    Human Services (HUS) - Programs of study related to child care, civil service, education, hospitality, and the social services.

     

    What is the Human Services & Public Administration Pathway?

    The Human Services and Public Administration Pathway refers to career fields and programs of study that are related to economic systems, political systems, and social services and personal services.

    The Human Services and Public Administration Pathway is a broad field and includes programs such as: 

    • Education
    • Law and Legal Studies
    • Law Enforcement
    • Child/Family Services
    • Mental Health
    • Religion

     

    How do I know if this Pathway is for me?

    People who are Successful in Human Services and Public Administration occupations possess some of the following traits:

    • enjoy helping people
    • work well in groups or teams
    • Value the ability to make a difference with their work
    • Possess good speaking and presentation skills
    • Enjoy learning about the way people behave
    • enjoy speaking out for a cause
    • Work reasonably well under pressure
    • Enjoy solving problems
    • Follow directions well
    • Have effective decision-making skills
    • Enjoy competition

     

    When can I start to explore Careers in this pathway?

    The Carman-Ainsworth School District offers any elective courses that will help you get a head start in developing skills that you will use in Human Services and Public Administration occupations while still in high school.

     

    Where can I get more information?

    This is a broad overview of the Services and Public Administration . Information on salaries, training, and employment outlook is different for each career in this Pathway.

    You can find this information by utilizing the following computer programs:

     

    What careers are in the Human Service and Public Administration Pathway?

    Sample careers in the Human Services and Public Administration Pathway include:

     

    High School Diploma:

    • Beauty Consultant
    • Child Care worker
    • Corrections Officer
    • Flight Attendant
    • Firefighter
    • Food Services
    • Mental Health Aide
    • Recreational/Support Services

     

    Associate's Degree:

    • Civil Services
    • Cosmetologist Management
    • Crime Lab Technician
    • Culinary Arts/Hospitality
    • Law Enforcement
    • Legal Assistant
    • Security Administration

     

    Bachelor's Degree and Above:

    • Anthropologist
    • Counselor
    • Criminal Justice
    • Lawyer
    • Lobbyist
    • Psychologist
    • Social Worker
    • Teacher

     

     

     


     

    Natural Resources & Agriscience (NRA) - Programs of study related to natural resources, agriculture and the environment.

     

     

    What is the Natural Resources Pathway?

    The Natural Resources Pathway refers to career fields and programs of study that are related to the environment and natural resources.

    The Natural Resources Pathway includes fields such as:

     

    • Agriculture
    • Earth Science
    • Environmental Science
    • Fisheries Management
    • Forestry
    • Horticulture
    • Wildlife Management

     

    How do I know if this Pathway is for me?

         People who are successful in Natural Resources occupations possess some of the following traits:

    • Work well on their own or with a few people
    • Like to study things and figure out how they work
    • Like discovering how things grow and thrive
    • Enjoy working outdoors and in nature
    • Are willing to learn and use new technology
    • Enjoy and do well in science and math classes
    • Like working with their hands
    • Enjoy physical activity

     

    When can I start to explore Careers in this Pathway?

    The Carman-Ainsworth School District offers many elective courses that will help you get a head start in developing skills that you will use in Natural Resources occupations while still in school.

     

    Where can I get more information?

    This is a broad overview of the Natural Resource Pathway.  Information on salaries, training, and employment outlook is different for each career within this Pathway.

    You can find this information in the by utilizing the following computerized programs:

     

    What careers are in the Natural Resources Pathway?

    Sample careers in the Natural Resources Pathway include:

     

    High School Diploma:

    • Animal Caretaker
    • Farm Worker
    • Florist
    • Fruit / Vegetable Farmer
    • Greenhouse / Nursery Assistant
    • Landscaper
    • Parks and Recreation Assistant

     

    Associate's Degree:

    • Farm Manager
    • Forestry Technician
    • Golf Course Management
    • Landscape Design Assistant
    • Nursery Worker
    • Retail Floral Sales Person

     

    Bachelor's Degree and Above:

    • Agricultural Engineer
    • Agriculture Extension Agent
    • Botanist
    • Conservation Officer
    • Farm Manager
    • Horticulturist
    • Landscape Architect
    • Wildlife / Fisheries Biologist