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Competition Resources

TED Prize
www.ted.com

The TED Prize is awarded to an extraordinary individual with a creative and bold vision to spark global change.

Construction and Building Technology

Habitat for Humanity
www.habitat.org

Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. There are more than 1,500 local affiliates in the United States and more than 70 national organizations around the world. Together, Habitat for Humanity has helped to build or repair more than 800,000 houses and serve more than 4 million people worldwide. Learn how to bring your skills to contribute to a project nearly anywhere in the world.

Creative Arts and Fashion

TED Talk - Tony DeRose, Pixar
blog.ted.com

The folks at Pixar are widely known as some of the world's best storytellers and animators. They are perhaps less recognized as some of the most innovative math whizzes around. Pixar Research Lead Tony DeRose delves into the math behind the animations, explaining how arithmetic, trigonometry and geometry help bring Woody and the rest of your favorite Pixar characters to life.

The Art Career Project - Fashion Design

An in-depth look at Fashion Design as a Career.

Information and Communications Technology

Computer and Information Technology Occupations
www.bls.gov

An on-line database of Computer and Information Technology Occupations.

Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Robotics Alliance Project
robotics.nasa.gov

The mission of the NASA Robotics Alliance Project is to create a human, technical, and programmatic resource of robotics capabilities to enable the implementation of future robotic space exploration missions. The objectives of the project are to replenish the supply of (robotics) technology experts and expertise; inspire the next generation of (NASA) engineers, scientists and technologists; support the creation of “smart shoppers” who can make educated career choices; support the creation of a new national economic engine; and increase the demand for advanced (robotics) technology and engineering academic programs. At this site you will find links to robotics competitions globally.

Social and Personal Services

Beauty Therapist Job Description
www.totaljobs.com

An in-depth look at a Beauty Therapist job description provided by one of the United Kingdom’s largest jobs boards organizations. In addition to Beauty Therapy there are thousands of other job descriptions listed by sector. You can find information about job vacancies, tips for creating your CV, and link to learning about jobs in 134 countries listed via the partner network.

Transportation and Logistics

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
www.natef.org

The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) seeks to improve the quality of U.S. automotive technician training programs nationwide. NATEF examines the structure, resources and quality of learning and training programs, and evaluates them against standards established by the industry. This site provides information and resources helpful to students and parents researching education, training, certification, and careers in automotive technology.

 

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