Jobs

  • Archeologists - Meet Joy Beasley and Kate Birmingham, Archeologists from the National Park Service. They talk about the tools the use and what they uncovered at the Best Farm.
  • Architect - Meet Tony Alonso, Regional Chief Architect of the General Services Administration. He talks about green buildings and saving energy.
  • Army Dentist - Meet Captain Ryan Romero.  He talks about being a dentist and how to take care of your teeth.
  • Biologist and Chemist - Meet Lauren Curtis, Analytical Chemist and Elizabeth Tall, Biologist. They talk about what it's like to be scientists and how they protect human and animal health.
  • Book Conservator - Meet Yasmeen Khan, Rare Book Conservator at the Library of Congress. She's working on the digitization of the library's collections.
  • Career Videos - CareerOneStop - Find videos about jobs in different industries.
  • Dog Trainer - Meet Bridget. She's a canine handler with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. She trains dogs to search and find illegal drugs.
  • Earth Science Careers: Not Just Rocks - What can you do when you work for the USGS? This video is an overview of how U.S. Geological Survey scientists work in the science field.
  • Marine Biologist - Meet Chris Meyer, a scientist from the National Museum of Natural History. He talks about the ocean and his favorite animal the cowrie snail.
  • Marine Pilot - Meet Captain Pete Benning. He talks about what it's like to be a pilot and how to prepare for a mission.
  • Oceanographer - Meet Pablo Clemente-Colón. He is the chief scientist and oceanographer at the National Ice Center.
  • Outdoor Careers - Conservation Connect - Video series that connects you with the great outdoors, wildlife species, and careers in protecting the environment.
  • Peace Corps - Celebrating 50 Years - Meet Patricia Wand, Laura Kutner and Elizabeth Spellman, former Peace Corps Volunteers. Learn about the Peace Corps' history and their projects.
  • Peace Corps Volunteers - Meet Laura and Rob. Learn about their experience in Zambia.
  • Physical Therapists - Meet 3 physical therapists and learn how they help patients. 
  • Program Analyst - Meet Allison. She works for EPA and creates interactive maps which makes the more understandable.
  • Prosthetist - Meet David.  He works with patients with amputated limbs. He talks about what he likes about his job and how a prosthetic arm and leg are created.
  • Scientists and Engineers - Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them.
  • Scientists @ the Smithsonian - Watch and read about these scientists at the Smithsonian. What kind of scientist would you like to be?
  • Treasurer of the United States - Meet Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the U.S. Her signature is actually on dollar bills!
  • Veterinarian - Megan talks about her job with working dogs and why your dog's teeth need to stay healthy.
  • Videos - World Wise Schools - Vivid videos of daily life in Peace Corps countries from Kyrgyzstan and Sri Lanka to the Dominican Republic and Paraguay.
  • White House Chef - Meet Cris Comerford, Executive Chef at the White House.
  • Wildlife Biologist - Wildlife biologists study animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their environment. Learn about what it takes to be a wildlife biologist and how to protect wildlife animals.
  • Working at the National Aquarium - Meet Jay and CJ from the National Aquarium in Washington DC. They talk about their jobs and Oleaner, an albino alligator.
  • Youth Engagement Through Science (YES) Program - Meet student interns from the YES Program, part of the Smithsonian Institution. Students get to work in museums and get hands-on experience, working with scientists, educators and researchers.
  • Zoo Keepers - Meet Kristen and Juan, zoo keepers at the National Zoo. They talk about creating natural habitats, how they train the animals and what you can do to get started.