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Medicine

Science

I work in pediatric medicine where I treat a child's physical, emotional, and developmental health.

Ashley Sandoval

Pediatrician,

Kaiser Permanente

I help people return to the activities they love through movement education and training.

John Huang

Doctor of Physical Therapy,

Movement Specialists Physical Therapy

I'm a nurse clinician and charge nurse at a level one trauma hospital

Moustafa Al-Makdah

Registered Nurse,

Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital

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Careers

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Application Software Developer

Median Salary

$101,790

National Projected Job Growth (2016-2026)

+30.7% (much faster than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor’s Degree

I develop the YouTube Go app for Emerging Markets using the Android platform.

Angelica Inguanzo

Frontend Engineer,

YouTube

I create software that artists use to create animated characters with emotion, mood, and a story.

Neil Okamoto

Director of Research and Development,

Dreamworks

I am a veteran, Google Developer Expert, and founder of a nonprofit teaching veterans how to code.

Jerome Hardaway

Founder,

Vets Who Code

Set and Exhibit Designers

National Median Salary (2017)

$53,090

National Projected Job Growth (2016-2026)

+10.3% (faster than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor’s Degree

I have made a career out of translating complex scientific concepts for the public in entertaining and engaging ways.

Olivia Castellini

jSr. Exhibit Developer,

Museum of Science and Industry

I make beautiful home, garden, and food arrangements to be photographed for lifestyle magazine stories and blogs.

Heather Cameron

Stylist/Story Producer

I design and build giant LEGO models.

Rob McCarthy

LEGO Master Model Builder

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

National Median Salary (2017)

$38,440

National Projected Job Growth (2016-2026)

+16.2% (much faster than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Master's or Professional Degree

I own and operate a scuba diving shop in Miami.

Bill Lamp'l

Founder,

Grove Scuba

I'm a Navy Vet, dirt biker, gun enthusiast, and model, working to empower young athletes, men, women and children alike.

Jacqueline Carrizosa

Instructor,

Firearms for Life

I teach Shaolin martial arts and Chan Buddhist philosophies to help my students.

Shi Yan Ming

Shaolin Warrior,

USA Shaolin Temple

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Biology / Biological Sciences, General

I'm a physician dedicated to bringing better public health access to underserved communities in my hometown.

Raul Ruiz

Emergency Physician,

Eisenhower Medical Center

I run a consulting firm centered on public health research, tech PR & marketing, and diaspora engagement.

Vienna Mbagaya

Founder,

Invisible Neighbors

I lead a team that is building a machine which will separate cells for therapeutic use.

Lydia Villa-Komaroff

Molecular Biologist & Chief Scientific Officer,

Cytonome