Technical Degrees for High Demand Jobs

by Mike Kuehnl, Amanda Shalhoub and Wendy Zetting  Wednesday, December 07, 2011

As the Manager of Student Employment Services at MATC, Michael Kuehnl leads a team of highly skilled employment specialists that provide employment related assistance to MATC’s 47,000 students as they seek to be hired by employers in Southeastern Wisconsin. Through his leadership, MATC’s Student Employment Services has initiated employer/student centric programs such as “Meet the Business” and “Ge...
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Mike Kuehnl

Wendy Zetting is currently an MATC student in Applied Science. After being laid off from her career of over 20 years as a flight attendant, she decided to pursue her dream of going back to school to become a dietetic technician. Wendy holds a 4.0 grade point average at MATC and will graduate in the spring of 2012.
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Wendy Zetting

Amanda Shalhoub has worked on air in radio and radio management for over 10 years and has experience as an assistant program director. Amanda graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with a B.A. in radio and television (mass communications/journalism). She has an accomplished voice over career and has been an on camera actor, host, and spokesperson. Her talents include all aspects...
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A new profession without the obsession - What happens when you want to change careers? Whether you've been laid off, can't find a job in your field, or your motivation is salary related, there are a lot of questions and possible fears associated with completely changing careers. Job seekers might find solace in obtaining a technical degree and seeking an "in demand" job that requires only 1-2 years of technical college. Today we'll identify some of the top "in demand" fields of study as well as speak with one technical college student who, after 21 years in one profession, had to make that leap to another.
Duration: 20 Minutes

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