manufacturing

The Manufacturing Cluster includes planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.

Manufacturing creates high-paying jobs to strengthen our middle class. In 2009, the average U.S. manufacturing worker earned $72,258 in pay and benefits, compared to $58,411 for the average non-manufacturing worker. Source: Chicago Manufacturing Renaissance Council (CMRC), 2011.

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stem

The Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Cluster includes planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.

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hospitality

The Hospitality & Tourism Cluster encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.

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Planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

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health science

The Health Science Cluster includes planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

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it

The Information Technology (IT) Cluster includes building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.

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marketing

The Marketing, Sales, and Service Cluster includes planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.

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arts

The Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications Cluster includes designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.

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law

The Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Cluster includes planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

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human services

The Human Services Cluster includes preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care, and consumer services.

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government

The Government and Public Administration Cluster includes executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.

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finance

The Finance Cluster includes planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.

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education

The Education and Training Cluster includes planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services such as administration, teaching/training, administrative support, and professional support services.

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business

Business Management and Administration Cluster careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business Management and Administration career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.

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architecture

The Architecture and Construction Cluster includes careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.

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agriculture

The Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Cluster includes the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources.

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