College & Careers of the Week!
Career of the Week: Carpenter
Construct, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; build frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways.
College degree not required; carpenters typically learn on-the-job and/or through apprenticeships.
Average wage in Ohio: $47,140 a year
College of the Week: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Community-based, public institution that provides interdisciplinary training of health professionals, offering both a doctor of medicine and a doctor of pharmacy degree. The College offers a combined B.S. program with The University of Akron, Kent State University and Youngstown State University. In addition to these institutions, Cleveland State University makes up the educational consortium for the doctor of pharmacy program.
Doctoral degrees offered
Yearly tuition for Ohio Residents: $9,954