This Is Your 🔥 Job

Find your future. What do you want to be? You don’t have to decide just yet—there’s an entire world of career options waiting for you.
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Sailing for Good

Sailor and ocean advocate Charlie Enright cares about the environment. He competes in The Ocean Race to raise awareness about the seas.
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My Chat with Vanessa E. Wyche

TFK Kid Reporter Shaivi Moparthi met with Vanessa E. Wyche, director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, in Houston, Texas.
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Meetup with Anna Semon

Meetup with Anna Semon

Kids can join our live Zoom Q&A on Monday, December 19, with Dr. Anna Semon, of the American Museum of Natural History.
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Virus Hunters

Public-health and academic experts are working together to monitor viruses. Their work could help the world prepare for future pandemics.
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Fusing the Future

Welder Drew Mascotti is putting his skills to good use. He’s helping create huge monopiles that will allow wind turbines to harness clean energy.
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Nikki Haley: Leading the Way

Nikki Haley is an American diplomat and politician. She was the first female governor of South Carolina.
Spark of Inspiration: Vanessa Nakate
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Fair Play

Sam Rapoport is the senior director of diversity, equity, and inclusion for the NFL. Her work has opened doors to the sport for women.
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Lori Robinson: In Command

Lori Robinson is a retired United States Air Force general. She was the first woman to lead a top-tier U.S. combat command.
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Real Talk with Vanessa Nakate

Climate activist Vanessa Nakate is a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund. She spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Celsey O'Hare.
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Spark of Inspiration: Terina Allen
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Ashley Ruiz, chief meteorologist at WGMB-TV, delivers a weather report from the studio, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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My Chat with a Meteorologist

Meteorologist Ashley Ruiz predicts the weather for her community. She spoke to TIME Kid of the Year finalist and TFK Kid Reporter Cash Daniels.
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Real Talk with Latrice Walker

A TIME Kid of the Year finalist speaks with her local representative about a career in public service.
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Speaking from Space

Speaking from orbit, the first Native American woman in space reflects on community, diversity, and the beauty of planet Earth.
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Spark of Inspiration: Latrice Walker
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Creative Writing with Celeste Ng

Best-selling author Celeste Ng goes through her writing process and what tips and tricks have worked for her.
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A Day at Work: Medical Librarian

Stella Sigal is a medical librarian at the NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center, in New York. Follow her on a typical workday.
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Amy Sherald: Painting History

Amy Sherald is an artist. She is the first Black woman to paint an official First Lady portrait.
"Even if you struggle with STEM, just keep trying. I struggled so hard with math and wanted to give up. But I kept pushing and working hard."
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Young Jean Lee: Playing Her Part

Young Jean Lee is a playwright. She is the first Asian-American woman to write a play produced on Broadway.
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Security Check

Cybersecurity expert Kayley Kish spends her day identifying, analyzing, and combating threats online.
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Check It Out: Art Books, Movies, and Podcasts
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Check It Out: Art Books, Movies, and Podcasts

If you’re interested in a creative career, this list of things to read, watch, and listen to should give you some ideas.
Spark of Inspiration: Nicole Mann
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The Team Behind the Team

"If you like sports, there are so many different jobs out there that you could consider pursuing that make game day happen."
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Selena Gomez: Influencing the World

Selena Gomez is a singer, songwriter, and actor. She was the first person to reach 100 million followers on Instagram.
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Striving for Change

Lisa Meeks and a growing movement of doctors and other healthcare workers are trying to make their profession more inclusive.
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“We’re bombarded with images every single day. So my hope is that whatever you’re looking at, you just truly engage with it.”
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Check It Out: Climate Books

Explore a few of our favorite books about climate and sustainability, by authors Anuradha Rao, Isabel Thomas, and others.
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Compost Power

Urban farmer Domingo Morales leads a composting program that is helping make New York City more sustainable.
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5 Questions for a Game Developer

Your 🔥 Job asked video-game developer and entrepreneur Mitu Khandaker five questions about her cool career.
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Meetup with Dr. Vivek Murthy

Kids spoke live with U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. Watch the replay.
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Earth Jobs Today, Space Jobs Tomorrow

Astronaut Sian Proctor shares jobs in key areas—food, water, energy, shelter, and waste management—both on Earth and beyond.
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A Coach Who Inspires

Romeo Crennel coached football for more than 50 years—39 of them in the NFL. He has five Super Bowl rings to his name.
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Creature Care

Scientists make medications for animals. Zoo caretakers persuade animals to stay still long enough to receive them.
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Spark of Inspiration: Joan Melendez Misner
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In the Face of Adversity

DeVanté Starks, of the Son of a Saint organization, shares tips for setting goals, asking for help, and finding your passion.
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Becoming a Sneaker Designer

Sneaker designer Cheresse Thornhill-Goldson works to inspire other women of color to pursue a career in the athletic footwear industry.
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Real Talk with Priya Desai

Priya Desai always wanted to be a journalist. In college, she decided to pursue a career in sports broadcasting.
"Anything that you are interested in, you can go realize it—and you have the ability to monetize it."