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Women in Nontraditional Careers

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NTO: nontraditional occupations

Nontraditional careers (sometimes also called nontraditional occupations or NTOs) are those in which women make up less than 25 percent of the workforce. The pay, benefits and job satisfaction can be much higher than in traditionally female occupations.

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Poster 52005

I'm Proud of My Work--Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers:  woman police officer, woman highway construction worker engineer, woman automotive technician worker, woman captain national guard truck driver, woman machinist, woman in manufacturing, woman welder welding, woman farmer cheesemaker, woman farmer driving tractor

Poster 51005

Wow, I Like This! --Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers: Woman farmer beekeeper, woman electrician highway construction worker,  woman ocularist prosthetic maker,  woman in manufacturing factory work, woman in manufacturing nanotechnology, woman welder, woman carpenter construction worker, woman and earthmoving equipment

Poster 47005

I Enjoy the Challenge--Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers:  woman machinist, woman highway construction worker, woman electrician construction worker, woman helicopter pilot, woman electrician highway construction worker, woman welder, woman electronics technician, woman highway construction worker, woman firefighter

These full-color posters are all 18” x 24” and are printed on heavy-weight paper. Each poster features nine women in a wide variety of careers. All of the women are from “real life”; they are not models or from stock photos. The posters are $19.95 each; we also offer protective lamination for an additional $4.00 per poster. The posters are shipped rolled in tubes or, for a large quantity, flat in boxes. They are never folded.

Poster 46005

Explore--Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers:  woman heating and insulation construction worker,  woman helicopter pilot, woman ocularist prosthetic maker, woman truck driver utility worker, woman tractor driver, woman cast-iron worker artist, woman automotive technician worker, woman highway construction engineer, woman farmer business owner

Poster 45005

Try It!--Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers:  Woman bicycle messenger, woman in manufacturing nanotechnology, woman in automotive industry, woman hazmat suit, woman machinist, woman driving earthmover,  woman driving truck highway construction, woman in automotive, woman in manufacturing

Poster 44005

92,000 Hours--Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers:  woman in water utility, woman machinist, woman electrician construction worker, woman highway construction worker engineer, woman highway construction worker, woman dentist, woman in agriculture farmer dairy cows, woman farmer driving tractor

Poster 42005

My Job Makes Me Happy--Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers: woman electronics technician,  woman pavement marker highway construction worker,  woman dentist, woman painter construction worker, woman firefighter, woman highway construction engineer, woman in agriculture, woman sheet-metalworker, woman in agriculture beekeeper

The average person will work approximately 92,000 hours over the course of a career.

DVDs on Women in Nontraditional Careers
   All DVDs closed captioned
[CC]

These DVDs have been positively reviewed by a variety of professional sources, including School Library Journal, TechInfo, School to Work News, Today’s Librarian, Labor Studies Journal, Learning Resources Materials Update, and Wisconsin Police Journal. Her Own Words videos have won many national awards, including the Write Women Back into History award from the National Women's History project, the Barb Landers Memorial Award from the Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education, a Selected Films and Videos for Young Adults award from the American Library Association, and a Gold Medal from the International Film and Video Festival of New York.

Talking personally and directly about their lives, the women in these DVDs express the rewards and challenges of their nontraditional careers.

Poster 40005

I Like To Be Active--Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers:  woman police officer, woman forklift driver, woman highway construction worker, woman driving earthmover, woman engineer, woman electrician, woman machinist, woman welder welding

Women in Nontraditional Careers: An Introduction
Math at Work: Women in Nontraditional Careers 
Shifting Gears: Changing Careers 
Work Talk: Women in Nontraditional Careers in Their Own Words 
Writing at Work: Women in Nontraditional Careers in Their Own Words
Women in Agriculture
Women in the Automotive Industry 
Women in Building Construction 
Women in Dentistry
Women in Electronics
Women in Engineering
Women Entrepreneurs 
Women in Firefighting
Women in Highway Construction
Women in Machining
Women in Manufacturing
Women in Policing
Women in Welding

Poster 39005

Good Career Moves--Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers:  woman machinist, woman dentist, woman firefighter, woman pavement marker highway construction worker, woman firefighter, woman highway construction worker, woman police officer, woman highway construction engineer, woman sheet-metalworker, woman carpenter construction worker

"Both educational and inspiring . . . excellent . . . a valuable resource for high schools, vocational/technical schools, colleges, libraries, and anyone who works in career education and career counseling positions" -- Labor Studies Journal

“These inspiring programs feature women speaking directly to the audience about their careers and the challenges and rewards of working in a nontraditional career. . . . Useful resources for educating young women about nontraditional careers. Recommended.” --College Spotlight

“Recommended for grades six and above, vocational schools, colleges and career centers” --Educational Media Reviews Online

“Real women talk about their work, what they love about it, and what the challenges are.” --Daughters

Poster 38005

We Can Do It--Poster with images of women in nontraditional careers:  woman firefighter, woman automotive technician,  woman architect, woman driving earthmover highway construction worker, woman machinist, woman welder welding, woman electrician, woman helicopter pilot

The 18 DVDs in this series, produced by Jocelyn Riley, are ideal for vocational counseling, career exploration days, library programs, scout and youth groups, one-stop centers, Women’s History Month, and Women’s Equality Day. Using first-person narrative stories, based upon extensive interviews, they present oral histories of a wide range of vocations in a concise way. They can stand alone or be used with their 114-page resource guides as an effective program. All DVDs are closed captioned (CC).

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Nontraditionalcareers.com offers programs and resources on women in nontraditional occupations (NTO). 
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