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Transition: Hottest Jobs, Majors and Agencies

Transition: Hottest Jobs, Majors and Agencies

Kathryn Troutman | Federal Career Coach

7) New Jobs through National Infrastructure Investment

Barack Obama and Joe Biden believe that it is critically important for the United States to rebuild its national transportation infrastructure – its highways, bridges, roads, ports, air, and train systems – to strengthen user safety, bolster our long-term competitiveness and ensure our economy continues to grow. Investing in national infrastructure is especially important in our efforts to bolster our homeland security to meet international terrorism and natural disaster threats. Hot Jobs, Majors, and Agencies Jobs and Majors: Transportation Infrastructure, Civil Engineering, Homeland Security, International Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Emergency Management Federal Agencies* DOT, FEMA, DHS

Barack Obama and Joe Biden will address the infrastructure challenge by creating a National Infrastructure Reinvestment Bank to expand and enhance, not supplant, existing federal transportation investments. This independent entity will be directed to invest in our nation’s most challenging transportation infrastructure needs. The Bank will receive an infusion of federal money, $60 billion over 10 years, to provide financing to transportation infrastructure projects across the nation. These projects will create up to two million new direct and indirect jobs and stimulate approximately $35 billion per year in new economic activity.

Jobs to Look For: Finance, Transportation

Majors: Accounting, Economics

Federal Agencies: National Infrastructure Reinvestment Bank (New)


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