Career sectors contain a collection of occupations that have something in common, for example, the type of work they do or their role in the economy. Very often people are attracted to the products or services provided by a particular sector, and seek to find employment close to the essence of that area
The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources careers cluster or occupational category are vocational and science -based occupational fields , which are in high demand in Uganda. Agriculture alone, forms 80% of economic activities, and yet the professional knowledge is lacking in more than 80% of the population engaged in the agriculture related activities; both formally and informally.
Careers in this cluster are related to agriculture, production, mangement and operations
The group of careers encompassing construction and architecture is a rapidly advancing field of study. Professionals in the architecture and construction fields develop and plan structural components, infrastructure, transportation systems. Additionally to design work, this field of study encompasses repairs and restorations of existing structures, be they buildings, highways, bridges, or other man made objects.
The modern age has generated a massive influx of media related jobs. Careers in the broadcasting, journalism, new media, social media, and audio-visual technology are growing rapidly. Uganda in particular has become the hub of media production, whether it be movies, television, or web content. This career group includes a myriad of different types of jobs, all centered around communication and creative production. Jobs include careers in the visual and performing arts, which are the creative side of communications careers.View Careers
Careers in education and training make up a massive volume of jobs and a good percentage of total employment in the country.View Careers
The financial career group covers all positions where money and finance management are the primary tasks. This includes not only finance positions in investment banking and brokerage, but includes all banking and insurance sectors. Covering all aspects of financial management, planning, and risk mitigation, the finance career group has been a rapidly growing and lucrative field. In addition the entire banking, insurance, and financial industry, this group of jobs also includes financial management within regular business.View Careers
Government work, more than a regular career path or group, can include almost any profession. Government touches almost every aspect of our lives. Specialized government agencies are responsible for everything from processing taxes and labor statistics, to developing and regulating new vaccines and medicines. Any career path, be it in finance, medicine, accounting, law, education, science, or construction has application in work for the government.View Careers
The health sciences career group covers a diverse range of professions, ranging from those directly involved with patients, to those that support, manufacture, and produce medical and health related products and innovations. Jobs in the health sciences careers include: doctors, nurses, surgeons, medical personnel, hospital administration, medical scientists, disease management professionals, and any number of related careers. In general, any job which has its focus in helping to cure or prevent disease and/or ailment falls into this cluster of jobs.View Careers
The human services career group covers all employment related to helping meet the needs of individuals and families. Helping people is the major goal of this career group, and in our modern society, these postiions play a very important role in the delivery of services and in the strengthening of communities.
Careers in human services include social workers, case workers, state and city officials involved in public planning projects, certain teachers and realted staff, and additionally certain workers within the non-profit sector.
IT (Information Technoogy) workers are a major part of the economy and allow many other workers to complete their daily tasks and routines. IT workers provide support to all major industries that use computers. These industries, for example manufacturing and design, rely on IT professionals to set up the infrastructure that allows them to do their work.
Careers in Information Technology involve the support and installation of communications and information infrastructure. Workers in the IT industry can include software programmers, technical support, computer help desk support, network administrator and many more.
Law, public safety and security careers have many things in common. All of these careers are designed to uphold the law and protect people. Although careers in law vary on the surface from jobs in public safety or security, they share primary responsibilities. As an entire career group, this sector has experienced rapid growth and importance in accordance with demand for security and legal services.View Careers
Manufacturing covers, as a group of careers, any job that is involved in the fabrication and processing of materials into commercial products. All careers related to the planning, production, producing, and design of end products are included in manufacturing. The manufacturing industry as a whole is slightly different than the manufacturing career group, as manufacturing as a skill set can apply to diverse industries such as agriculture, automotive, and high technology. Simply put, people in manufacturing make things.
This diverse group of careers covers all professionals involved in engineering, science, and technology. These careers in general seek to improve quality of life through innovations in technology, health sciences, or information and communications systems. Careers include positions involved in the physical sciences and study of the natural world, as well as roles involved in the design, production, and engineering of man made structures and technologies.View Careers