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Arts and Culture Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with the creation, interpretation, preservation and/or exhibition of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions. Included are individuals who are involved in dance, film and video, museum work, music, opera, theatre arts, design/applied arts and visual arts including crafts.

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Community/Social Services Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with planning, organizing, coordinating and/or supporting the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization.

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Education/Library Science Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with teaching children and/or adults; managing or maintaining libraries and related information and record systems, collections and facilities for research and general use; and/or providing related research, administrative and support services.

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Health Care Occupations

Individuals whose occupations involve the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of human and animal ailments.

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Legal Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with the administration of justice according to the principles of law and equity through the practice of one or more phases of law.

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Mental Health Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with helping people deal with psychological, emotional and social problems.

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Organizational Management/Administration Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with the administration of governmental organizations; the operation of commercial enterprises whose focus is producing, buying and/or selling goods and services; or the management of nonprofit organizations (i.e., entities that serve a religious function, provide services for the public benefit, provide advocacy services, operate primarily for the mutual benefit of their members or are private foundations whose primary function is to transfer funds to other nonprofit organizations).

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Public Safety/Protective Services Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with safeguarding lives and property.

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Service Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with preparing and serving food and drinks in commercial, institutional or other establishments; providing housing, lodging and related services; providing grooming, cosmetic and other personal and health care services for children and adults; attending to the comfort or requests of patrons of amusement and recreation facilities; cleaning the interiors of buildings; maintaining grounds; or providing other services such as animal care and training, funeral and mortuary services, travel industry services or care for apparel and furnishings that meet the personal needs of individuals and commercial entities. Included are occupations that involve performing tasks in and around private households.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.


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