These Careers are Hot, Hot, Hot

Lori Johnston | September 20, 2012

If you’re considering enrolling in a technology, medical or finance degree program, you’re right on track to get the education to fill some of the hottest jobs around.

University of California San Diego researchers released its annual survey of the top 10 hot careers for 2012. The hot jobs study focused on occupations in which an individual with a college degree and some additional education or training, such as a professional education certificate, can qualify for the jobs.

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2011 MTV Video Music Awards - Nicki Minaj

Every year at the MTV Video Music Awards, there’s a moment that gets people talking. Last year my favorite was seeing Beyoncé open up her sequined jacket to reveal her baby bump, flashing a big ol’ smile about her baby on the way.

At this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, which will air live on Sept. 6, I’m expecting some crazy outfits, awesome performances, and more “They did that?” or “What in the world?” moments, and I have my DVR ready to hit pause and rewind. After all, it just may teach me about a cool new career…

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It takes a special person to work in the field of law enforcement. Keeping people safe and responding in emergencies require people to sacrifice time with their family and put themselves in the line of fire on a daily basis.

Working in law enforcement can be rewarding, from the altruistic aspect, but also in terms of career advancement. Schools with criminal justice programs want to help individuals who envision a lifelong career in law enforcement to get the career training they need to move up the ranks.

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On medical focused shows, like “Grey’s Anatomy,” minority characters have key roles and show the increased focus on making sure minorities are represented in the medical field.

The health care field is ripe with opportunities, and a recent not-so-small donation is just one example of efforts to encourage minority students to work in medicine.

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