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Helping people feels good, but being the one to help during an emergency feels even better. Think of the comfort in knowing that paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMT), and other critical care specialists are ready and waiting to act when they...
A firm handshake. Good eye contact. A business suit and a confident smile. Those are some of the tried and true tips passed along to generations of first-time interviewers. But in this day and age of relaxed dress codes and video screenings, what does a job...
HIGH SCHOOL: Mandeville High School AGE: 22 TRAINING: Delgado Community College and on-the-job at Louisiana CAT DEGREE: Associate’s degree in Applied Science EMPLOYEE: Louisiana CAT, Prairieville WHAT DOES A HEAVY MACHINERY TECHNICIAN DO?...
Students who want to step into the working world as soon as possible have plenty of options—an associate degree, on-the-job training programs, or professional certification, for example.  “We’re really good at training and preparing students to go to work...
The hallway of the clinic is buzzing. In a room at the end of a long corridor, a woman cries out “I think I’m ready to push!” A strong nurse with a stern but friendly face acts quickly. She checks the patient, Victoria, and realizes her baby’s umbilical...
As a small town Louisiana girl, Jennifer Gray was introduced to meteorology during a job shadowing program her senior year of high school. She went on to study journalism and meteorology in college and, after several years of working at smaller stations and...
On any given day in New Orleans, you’ll see a film crew shooting a scene for a big-budget movie, a documentary, or a television show. Productions are filmed throughout Louisiana (often called Hollywood South), thanks to talented performers, a film-friendly...
On any given day in New Orleans, you’ll see a film crew shooting a scene for a big-budget movie, a documentary, or a television show. Productions are filmed throughout Louisiana (often called Hollywood South), thanks to talented performers, a film-friendly...
On any given day in New Orleans, you’ll see a film crew shooting a scene for a big-budget movie, a documentary, or a television show. Productions are filmed throughout Louisiana (often called Hollywood South), thanks to talented performers, a film-friendly...
Louisiana college graduates tell us about the work they do and how they got there. By Erin Z. Bass MARKETING PRODUCER  Name: Amanda CarlinHometown: Big Branch, LouisianaaHigh School: HomeschooledCollege: Southeastern Louisiana UniversityDegree: B.A.,...
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