“One thing my mother always tells me is ‘blessed is he who gets paid for what he would do for free.’ I think about that every day. I mean, I play the trumpet for a living. Life is good.” - Irvin Mayfield, Jazz Trumpeter
From the field: “It is one of the greatest joys of my life. To be able to live my life in a way that brings me such great pleasure and, I hope, brings beauty into the life of others.” -Denyce Graves. Opera Singer/Performer
Recording artists are singers or musicians who perform on stage, radio, television, or in motion pictures, and who often write their own music. From the field: ”That's what I love about [songwriting] – that it helps me to connect with people. It helps me to know myself, it helps others to know me." – Adesha Adefela
Each article offers detailed career information, sidebars, and other user-friendly features, including a new Career Ladder, which shows common career paths for each profession, and Tips for Entry.
Commercial Job Sites
These commercial sites have job listings, some internships, information on employers, on-line job fairs, advice on job hunting, and places where you can post your resume for free. There are many others.
Tutorials and e-books to help with job preparation, career advancement, and college readiness, as well as practice tests and a video on how to take a test; includes Job & Career Accelerator: Explore occupations, Find a job, Build resumes and cover letters, Prepare to apply and interview. Learning Express (and not ACC) requires that you register for a free account to access.