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Space Careers

Author : Scott Sacknoff
ISBN : 1887022198
Genre : Aerospace engineering
File Size : 24.6 MB
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The space industry presents opportunities for engineers, scientists, as well as people involved with marketing, sales, public relations, etc. This book will help you understand the commercial, civil, and military space sectors; locate universities with specialized programs; identify scholarships and fellowships; locate networking opportunities, and identify the top hiring companies and organizations.
Category: Aerospace engineering

Careers In Space

Author : Otto O. Binder
ISBN : 9781479439294
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 58.97 MB
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When and how will the United States overleap the triumphs of the Russians in space. Here is a book about the Space Race—not merely this year's race, or even next year's, but about that race in the decade and more to come. The predictions of leading space authorities are used by the distinguished author to provide a blueprint of the projects, already underway and planned, which can in the next ten years move this country into the forefront of exploration on the space frontier. In this painstakingly compiled yet lively and profusely illustrates volume, Otto O. Binder describes pioneering work on the giant chemical boosters, manned space stations, and follow-on space vehicles intended to visit the moon, Venus, and Mars.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Careers In Personal Space Travel

Author : Martin Gitlin
ISBN : 9781534131460
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 43.49 MB
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Readers get acquainted with the people behind today's most cutting-edge technologies in the personal space travel field--from bright ideas to cool new products--and inspires readers to consider a high-tech future career. Careers in Personal Space Travel introduces six exciting careers and features sidebar activities that invite readers to Imagine That! and Dig Deeper! Includes table of contents, glossary, index, and supplementary backmatter.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Women Of Space

Author : Laura S. Woodmansee
ISBN : 1894959035
Genre : Science
File Size : 61.89 MB
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Targeting girls, young women, and anyone else interested in learning about exciting careers in space exploration, this resource details the exciting careers in space exploration from astronauts to the thousands who work behind the scenes. Includes CD-ROM with video interviews with Mars Pathfinder Engineer Donna Shirley, Astro-mom Lori Garver, and Aerospace Engineer Leslie Wickman.
Category: Science

Careers In Focus

Author : Ferguson
ISBN : 9781438111438
Genre : Astronautics
File Size : 73.8 MB
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Profiles jobs in space exploration such as aerospace engineers, astrobiologists, astronauts, astronomers, avionics engineers and technicians, chemical engineers, pilots, and more.
Category: Astronautics

The Handbook Of Career Advising

Author : Kenneth F. Hughey
ISBN : 9781118443576
Genre : Education
File Size : 22.43 MB
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The Handbook of Career Advising "The Handbook of Career Advising not only provides a general introduction to this important academic advising function, but offers many practical applications that can help students make realistic and timely career decisions. As students face an ever-changing and complex workplace, helping them integrate their academic and career decisions has never been more important. This book is an excellent resource for advisors; it helps them become more cognizant of the critical role they play and will facilitate the development of the knowledge and competencies required to perform this important advising task." —Virginia Gordon, associate professor emeritus, The Ohio State University "This book provides a wealth of information for anyone whose work involves helping students discover how intentional choices in curricular and cocurricular educational experiences can prepare them for tomorrow's workplace. The theoretical foundations, information and resources, frameworks for practice, and recommendations for the future included in this book will guide academic advisors as they positively influence students' lives by helping them systematically and enthusiastically approach their career development." —Mary Stuart Hunter, assistant vice provost, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina "The Handbook of Career Advising provides excellent information, resources, and examples of how academic advisors can become more knowledgeable and comfortable in providing career advising. Here, authors address critical issues such as diversity, working with specific student groups, and working with undecided or exploratory students. This book provides examples that illustrate how career and academic advising are significant parts of the teaching and learning process that support student success on our campuses." —Casey Self, executive director, Academic Advising, University College, Arizona State University, and 2009 NACADA president
Category: Education

201 Careers In Nursing

Author : Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
ISBN : 9780826133823
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 24.71 MB
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Category: Business & Economics

Careers In Outer Space

Author : Edward Willett
ISBN : 082393358X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 83.68 MB
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Presents the skills, education, training, and experience that can prepare one for a space-related career, with examples from the lives of astronauts and other space scientists.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Green Careers In Building And Landscaping

Author : Peterson's
ISBN : 9780768930610
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 23.86 MB
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Thinking about a green career or looking for a college or university that promotes great green programs? Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping pinpoints the best opportunities in building design and construction; installation, operations, and energy efficiency; commercial industrial, and residential design; landscaping, groundskeeping, and turf care; and policy, analysis, advocacy, and regulatory affairs-with job details as well as info on colleges, organizations, and institutions that offer courses, degrees, certification, and training/retraining-that can lead to a green career. Green Careers in Building and Landscaping offers inspirational and insightful essays on the importance of sustainability, written by individuals at the forefront of environmental organizations, university sustainability efforts, and college training programs. Essay writers include folks with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Second Nature, Earth911.com, University of Arizona, Philadelphia University, and Skanska USA Building Inc. Green Careers in Building and Landscaping also features an exclusive bonus section, "What Is the New Green Economy," which examines the current interest in sustainability. You'll also find building and landscaping-related features, including interviews with individuals in a variety of green careers. Other feature articles offer useful tips and advice for a more sustainable life.
Category: Business & Economics

Green Careers In Building And Landscaping Professional And Skilled Jobs

Author : Peterson's
ISBN : 9780768934472
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 53.22 MB
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As part of Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping, this eBook offers detailed information on various careers in the following: building design and construction; installation, operations, & energy-efficiency; commercial, industrial, & residential; landscaping & grooundskeeping; policy, analysis, advocacy & regulatory affairs.You'll also find up-to-date data on job trends, work environment, career paths, earning potential, education/licensure requirements, and contact information for additional resources. Bonus sections include "What Does Being Green Mean," a look at the current interest in sustainability, and "Essays on the Importance of Sustainability," inspirational and insightful essays on the importance of sustainability, written by folks at the forefront of environmental organizations, university sustainability efforts, and college training programs. For more information see Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping.
Category: Business & Economics

Your Space

Author : Steve Monas
ISBN : 9781419646003
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 28.63 MB
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Have you ever wondered how others get those cool looking backgrounds? How about the pictures that move across the screen? Well, this book shows you how to do it all. From Rockyou.com to YouTube.com. YourSpace: A Friend's Guide to MySpace.com ( A Social Networking Site for Friends ) is an "A.D.D. Compliant" Step by Step Guide that shows anyone how to setup a MySpace page with all that MySpace and other compatible sites have to offer. We have taken 5 of the best websites for each profile enhancement, and show you how to place them on your site. Example: Backgrounds Comments HTML Codes Images Movie Lists Load List Load A Layout Music Lists My Layouts More Myspace Codes YourSpace is the Authority on MySpace coding, designs, and easy to read step by step PICTURE instructions, that comes with an accompanying website http://www.yourspaceandmyspace.com. We even came out with YourSpace 2: Interviews with MySpace Filmmakers, Musicians, Models, and Friends. In this
Category: Business & Economics

International Handbook Of Career Guidance

Author : James A. Athanasou
ISBN : 9781402062308
Genre : Education
File Size : 22.88 MB
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This handbook offers a comprehensive review on career guidance, with an emphasis on the applied aspects of guidance together with research methods and perspectives. It features contributions from more than 30 leading authorities in the field from Asia, Africa, America, Australasia and Europe and draws upon a wide range of career guidance paradigms and theoretical perspectives. This handbook covers such subjects as educational and vocational guidance in a social context, theoretical foundations, educational and vocational guidance in practice, specific target groups, testing and assessment, and evaluation.
Category: Education

The Space Publications Guide To Space Careers

Author : Scott Sacknoff
ISBN : 1887022058
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 71.8 MB
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Looks at the different career opportunities in the space industry, and discusses college and university programs, the job search, and networking
Category: Business & Economics

Career Development And Counseling

Author : Steven D. Brown
ISBN : 9781118236277
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 37.91 MB
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Praise for Career Development and Counseling: Putting Theory and Research to Work, Second Edition "This volume is an essential resource for the library of anyone interested in the field of career development, assessment, and counseling and should also prove invaluable for graduate students interested in immersing themselves in some of the best work being done today in the field of career development and counseling." —Nancy E. Betz, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University "In this second edition, Drs. Brown and Lent continue to shape career development discourse and illustrate the ongoing significance of the fields of career development and counseling in the twenty-first century. This edition will help both researchers and practitioners alike to better understand, investigate, and promote the role of work in people's lives." —Angela Byars-Winston, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison Complete coverage of leading career theories and practices Filled with the latest empirical and practical evidence, this new edition features: A new introductory chapter that defines and discusses the importance of career counseling in the twenty-first century, and offers a brief history of the field New chapters on gender, race/ethnicity, social class and poverty, sexual minority identity, disability status, personality, and relational factors Major theories of career development Coverage of the assessment of important career constructs and occupational information systems Interventions for working with career issues across the life span Edited by two of the leaders in the field of career development, and featuring contributions by many of the most well-regarded specialists in the field, Career Development and Counseling, Second Edition is the one book that every career counselor, vocational psychologist, and student of career development and counseling must have.
Category: Psychology