U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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  • Zookeeper

    White Papers // Jan 2010 // provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Many people like animals, but taking care of them is hard work. Zookeepers take care of wild animals in zoos and animal parks. They feed the animals, clean their living spaces, and work to keep them healthy. Many keepers go to college for 2 or 4 years. They often study ...

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  • Professional Athlete

    White Papers // Jan 2010 // provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Very athletic people might want to consider getting a job as a "Pro" athlete. But they should know that very few athletes ever make it that far. It's a good idea, then, to have another job in mind as well. Professional athletes include baseball, football, basketball, and tennis players; golfers, ...

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  • Artist

    White Papers // Jan 2010 // provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Artists make art to express what they are feeling or thinking. They use many methods including drawing, painting, and sculpting. They use an assortment of materials - different kinds of paints, pencils, and pens, plaster, clay, and even computers. An artist's work may show objects, people, nature, or events. Though ...

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  • Coach

    White Papers // Jan 2010 // provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Coaches help people learn how to play a sport. They start by teaching them the basics, such as proper form and technique. Education and training requirements for coaches vary greatly by the level and type of sport. Some people start by coaching young kids on recreation teams. Then they might ...

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  • Dancer

    White Papers // Jan 2010 // provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Dancers express ideas, stories, rhythm, and sound with their bodies. Some dance in ballet; others perform modern dance. Dancers work in musical shows, in folk, ethnic, tap, and jazz dances. To become a dancer, one must be agile, flexible, have good body tone, and a supple body. Training begins at ...

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  • Disc Jockey

    White Papers // Jan 2010 // provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Disc jockeys work for radio stations, often in small rooms called studios. These rooms are air-conditioned and soundproof. It is very hard to get a job as a disc jockey. Classes in broadcast journalism at a college or technical school can help. Classes in English, public speaking, and drama are ...

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