CAREERS: Wildlife Rehabilitator

CAREERS: Wildlife Rehabilitator

Posted by on Dec 17, 2020 in Careers | No Comments

Have you ever thought about who helps animals that have been injured in the wild? While a veterinarian would be the right person to call for a sick dog or cat, the best course of action for a wild animal that’s been hurt is to find an animal rehabilitator. If you love helping animals, read […]

CAREERS: Care Resource Coordinator

CAREERS: Care Resource Coordinator

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Careers | No Comments

You may have heard of contact tracers. These are health care professionals who help people infected with COVID-19 identify others they have interacted with who may be infected as well. This information can limit the spread of the disease. Have you heard about care resource coordinators? These workers are equally important for keeping communities safe […]

CAREERS: Meet Mashama Bailey

CAREERS: Meet Mashama Bailey

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in Careers | No Comments

What’s amazing about Mashama Bailey, the chef whose Savannah, Georgia restaurant, The Grey, has taken the restaurant world by storm? Pretty much everything. Here, we take a closer look at her life, her cooking, and what makes her such a uniquely American icon. Early Life Bailey was born in the Bronx in New York, though […]

CAREERS: Retirement

CAREERS: Retirement

Posted by on Oct 23, 2019 in Careers | No Comments

Usually, we at btw use the Careers feature as a way to explore possible future career paths that students might be interested in exploring. With this post, however, we will be delving into what happens at the end of your career: in other words, retirement. While this may seem a million years away to you, […]

CAREERS: Physical Therapist

CAREERS: Physical Therapist

Posted by on Sep 17, 2019 in Careers | No Comments

Do you like helping people? Are you an athlete, or someone who understands the value and importance of exercise and movement in peoples’ lives? Then a career in physical therapy might be for you. Physical therapists help recovering patients or older adults regain strength and mobility by assessing their needs and teaching them exercises and […]

CAREERS: Retail

CAREERS: Retail

Posted by on Jul 9, 2019 in Careers | No Comments

If you’re like many teenagers, you probably enjoy shopping and hanging out at your favorite stores with your friends. Maybe you have even thought about a career in retail. If so, you’re not alone. In fact, the retail sector–which includes everything from department stores to grocery stores to gas stations–employs almost 16 million workers. Here, […]

CAREERS: Summer Job Edition

CAREERS: Summer Job Edition

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in Careers | No Comments

Another school year is winding down, and for many students, that means one thing: time to start looking for a summer job. But how do you begin your search, or narrow it down? What factors should you consider when making a decision? Here, btw takes a look at the process and shares some tips to […]

CAREERS: Podcaster

CAREERS: Podcaster

Posted by on Mar 13, 2019 in Careers | No Comments

Do you enjoy listening to podcasts? A podcast is a series of digital audio files that a listener can access on the internet and download, typically available as a series. The word “podcast” is actually a hybrid of two words: “iPod” (a brand of media player) and “broadcast.” They are usually free, and unlike radio […]

CAREERS: Veterinarian

CAREERS: Veterinarian

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 in Careers | No Comments

Are you an animal lover? If so, it’s possible that you’ve thought about a career as a veterinarian. But is it enough just to love animals? While working with adorable pets comes with a lot of obvious advantages, there are also plenty of challenges. Here, we take a closer look. What Is It? A veterinarian […]

CAREERS: Nurse Practitioner

CAREERS: Nurse Practitioner

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in Careers | No Comments

Do you like taking care of people? If so, then maybe you’ve thought about a degree in nursing. Some people interested in nursing choose to become an RN, or Registered Nurse. Others choose to take their education a step further and to become a CNP, or Certified Nurse Practitioner. This position is in high demand […]