Sharron Cirillo, a public accountant in Middletown, Delaware, talks about the rewards and challenges of work in America.
Robert Rorison, a retired history teacher and exam proctor, talks about what it took to make sure his students didn’t cheat.
Something simple, says Juyoung Kang, the lead mixologist at Emeril Lagasse's Delmonico Steakhouse.
Angela Nguyen talks about how her job at Domino’s in Ham Lake, Minnesota, has shown her the inner life of her community.
Vickie Miller, a home-care worker in Greenville, South Carolina, says her profession deserves higher pay and better benefits.
Michelle Myles, a tattoo artist in New York City, talks about how attitudes toward body art have changed over her 25-year career.
George Myers, a wind-turbine technician in Colorado, talks about his transition from life as a stay-at-home dad to a career in a rapidly emerging industry.
Nicholas Anderson, a renewable-energy researcher in Colorado, talks about the appeal of working in a lab.
Elaine Flowers Duncan, an engineer at NASA, talks about what drew her to rocket science.
Ciro Gutierrez, a cleaner at the University of Connecticut, talks about the struggle of white-collar immigrants who come to the U.S. but to work in blue-collar jobs.
Anne Burkholder, a cattle farmer in Nebraska, talks about working and living in an area much more rural than the Florida city where she grew up.
Joe Sevart, an auto technician turned business owner in Kansas City, Missouri, talks about the future of servicing more advanced vehicles.
Meredith Osborn, a medical illustrator in Columbus, Ohio, talks about being both an artist and a scientist, and the respect society has for each of those roles.
Mark Benoit, who grows hydroponic produce, talks about his rapid, unexpected transition from being a soldier to being a farmer.
Gregg Katz, a taxi driver in Olathe, Kansas, talks about how he’s resisted the pull of ride-share apps like Uber and Lyft and why he think taxis are safer.
Jenny Novak, a state wildlife biologist, has trained more than a thousand locals to capture wild snakes in the Everglades.
Todd Whitley, a fabric-cutting manager in North Carolina, talks about the pride and dignity that’s come from having a career in American manufacturing.
Terry Spraitz Ciszek, a homemaker in Fayetteville, North Carolina, talks about changing perceptions of women in the traditional economy and those who choose to leave their careers to raise a family.
Ethel Taylor, a pet groomer in Washington, D.C., talks about overcoming her fear of dogs to start a business where she sees them every day.
Tucker Larson, a butcher, talks about taking a break from college in Philadelphia to work at a restaurant in New Orleans.