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With a Business Specialist High Skills Major, students focus on a career path to match their skills and interests in this sector. By making courses more relevant to students, kids get a better understanding of the Business sector because they learn it in a real world environment. Students learn on the job with employers through Co-op and Experiential Learning opportunities, as well as in school. At graduation they receive a specially designated diploma.

A Business SHSM may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

Hardware, Lumber, and
   Building Materials Retailer

Parts Technician

Special Events Coordinator


Accounting and Related Clerk
Administrative Officer
Assessor, Valuator, and Appraiser

Banking, Insurance, and
    Other Financial Clerk
Conference and Event Planner
Court Officer and Justice
   of the Peace
- Desktop Publishing Operator
   and Related Occupations
Insurance Adjuster and
   Claims Examiner
Legal Secretary

Loan Officer
Personnel and Recruitment Officer
Personnel Clerk
Retail and Wholesale Buyer
   (except Legal and Medical)
​- Social Policy Researcher,
and Program Officer
​- Specialist in Human Resources

​- Supervisor, Finance and
   Insurance Clerks
​- Supervisor – Recording,
  Distributing, and Scheduling


Business Development Officer
    and Marketing Researcher
    and Consultant
Economist and Economic Policy
   Researcher and Analyst

Executive Assistant
Financial and Investment Analyst
- Financial Auditor and Accountant

Mathematician, Statistician,
    and Actuary
​-  Professional Occupation in
    Business Services
​-  Securities Agent, Investment
    Dealer, and Broker
​-  Social Policy Researcher,
and Program Officer
​-  Specialist in Human Resources


Accounting and Related Clerk
Administrative Clerk
Banking, Insurance, and
    Other Financial Clerk

Customer Service and
    Related Clerks

Customer Service Representative -
    Financial Services

Customs, Ship, and Other Broker
General Office Clerk
Payroll Clerk
​-  Personnel Clerk
​-  Postal or Mail Clerk
​-  Purchasing and Inventory Clerk
​-  Real Estate Agent and Salesperson
​-  Receptionist, Admitting Clerk

​-  Records Management
   and Filing Clerk
​-  Retail and Wholesale Buyer
​-  Retail Salesperson and Sales Clerk
​-  Shippers and Receivers
​-  Storekeeper and Parts Clerk

A Business SHSM will provide students with an assortment of the following TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS
specific to the Business sector:

Standard First Aid

    Resuscitation CPR - Level A
Customer Service
Counterfeit Detection
Health and Safety - Office
A Personality Inventory
Retail Representative
Successful Exhibiting Summer Company Program


Waterford District
High School



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