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10 EARLY FALL 2017 // STEMJOBS.COM HOT JOBS // ARCHITECTURE BUILD YOUR FUTURE STEM JOBS BY SALARY ARCHITECTURE WANT TO EXPLORE MORE ARCHITECTURE CAREERS? GO TO ! Devising plans for developing communities, you will meet with government officials, building professionals, and local citizens to discuss the best options for land use. You must consider zoning, environmental issues, economic concerns, and the needs of residents. WILL I LIKE IT? "Forge of Empires" is your extracurricular activity. EDUCATION REQUIRED: Master's degree in urban or regional planning SCHOOLS THAT TRAIN: • Georgia Institute of Technology- Main Campus • University of California-Berkeley • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill EMPLOYERS THAT HIRE: • City and State Governments $70,020 URBAN PLANNER It is your job to translate an architect's construction-project design into a technical drawing through using CAD (computer- aided design) software. Building information modeling (BIM) systems might also be used, allowing architectural drafters to develop three-dimensional plans of the architect's original design. WILL I LIKE IT? Your doodles have a strong foundation. EDUCATION REQUIRED: Certificate from a technical program in drafting SCHOOLS THAT TRAIN: • Athens Technical College • Bristol Community College • Clackamas Community College EMPLOYERS THAT HIRE: • Architectural Firms $53,480 ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTER Understanding the vision of architects and needs of urban planners, you bring carpentry concepts into reality by building structures. Using concepts in math and deciding the appropriate approach to a project, you will also create features within the building, including window and doorframes, stairwells, walls, and supports. WILL I LIKE IT? You have the skills to thrive in a zombie apocalypse. EDUCATION REQUIRED: High school diploma and apprenticeship SCHOOLS THAT TRAIN: • Apprenticeship EMPLOYERS THAT HIRE: • Construction Companies • Self Employment $43,600 CARPENTER 7 * Schools are chosen from the STEM Jobs SM Approved list. † Companies are chosen from the STEM Jobs SM Approved list whenever possible, then additional hiring companies when necessary.

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