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Career report

Career overview (description, tasks)[O*NET-SOC Code]
   "code" : "17-2071.00",
   "title" : "Ingenieros Eléctricos",
   "tags" : {
      "bright_outlook" : false,
      "green" : false,
      "apprenticeship" : false
   "also_called" : {
      "title" : [
         "Ingeniero de Diseño Eléctrico",
         "Ingeniero del Proyecto",
         "Ingeniero Eléctrico",
         "Ingeniero en Diseño"
   "what_they_do" : "Investigan, diseñan, desarrollan, prueban o supervisan la fabricación e instalación de equipos, componentes o sistemas eléctricos para uso comercial, industrial, militar, o científico.",
   "on_the_job" : {
      "task" : [
         "Diseñar, implementar, mantener, o mejorar los instrumentos eléctricos, equipos, instalaciones, componentes, productos o sistemas con fines comerciales, industriales o domésticos.",
         "Supervisar las actividades del proyecto de producción para asegurar los proyectos se completen a tiempo y dentro del presupuesto.",
         "Fabricación de dirigir o coordinar, construcción, instalación, mantenimiento, soporte, documentación, pruebas o actividades para garantizar el cumplimiento de las especificaciones, códigos, o las necesidades del cliente."
   "career_video" : true,
   "resources" : {
      "resource" : [
            "href" : "",
            "title" : "Conocimiento"

This response covers a single career in more detail. Not all elements are present, depending on the data available in the career. The following elements may be present:

  • code - the O*NET-SOC code for the career. See the O*NET-SOC Taxonomy page for more information.
  • title - the career name shown in Mi Próximo Paso.
  • tags - indicates whether the career is considered a Bright Outlook occupation, in the bright_outlook tag. Other tags are deprecated and should not be used in new projects.
  • also_called - a sample of job titles reported during the O*NET data collection process. Job titles are not available for all careers.
  • what_they_do - the O*NET-SOC description of the career.
  • on_the_job - a sample of tasks performed by workers in the career.
  • career_video - careers with this element have a related video describing the work performed and skills needed. The videos displayed on Mi Próximo Paso are developed and maintained by CareerOneStop external site. Visit CareerOneStop external site directly for information and options for incorporating the videos.
  • resources - links to each of the more detailed career web services, as explained below. Some resources are not available for all careers.

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