Interested in what the hot jobs will be in seven years? That’s about the amount of time today’s seventh graders will need to graduate high school and pick a college major that will prepare them to enter the workforce. And according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, they’d be wise to pick a career in health care or computers. Specifically, the top five jobs projected to see the most growth are:
- Home health aides
- Personal and home care aides
- Computer software engineer, applications
- Medical assistants
- Network systems and data communications analysts
For more information about careers, check out UtahFutures.org or the Utah Futures app for iPhone or Android. This popular site helps students investigate different careers and the education and training needed to get into them.