Realistic Jobs

Are you interested in a hands-on, active job? Then a career in the realistic job category might be for you! This field consists of professionals who are very hands-on. Much of this work is physical, many of which are considered trades. This can include different people from agriculture operators, Farm workers, painters, Landscapers, chefs, audio and visual technicians and beyond. These people work very well when it comes to doing any type of work with their hands.

Rachel Tanenhaus

ADA Coordinator, City of Cambridge MA

Rachel Tanenhaus is an Americans With DIsabilities Coordinator for the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Rachel has a master’s degree in public health. Her previous work experience includes work with the Health and Disability program at the Massachusetts Department for Public Health.

Carey Ann Scouler

Senior Guest Retail specialist, Target Marketplace

Carey lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is a Senior Guest Retail Specialist for Target Marketplace. Carey is originally from Reading, Massachusetts and studied English and Journalism at Framingham State University.

Carl Richardson

Americans With Disabilities Act Coordinator, Massachusetts Statehouse

Carl Richardson lives in Brighton, Massachusetts, and works as the Statehouse Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator and has worked in this capacity since 2007 . He attended Emerson College between 1986 and 1990. He worked at WGBH working as a marketing representative from 2001 to 2004.

Christine Ha

Chef

Christine Ha is the first-ever blind contestant and season 3 winner of the competitive amateur cooking television show MasterChef with Gordon Ramsay. She has also published her first cookbook, Recipes from my Home Kitchen: Asian and American Comfort Food, which was a New York Times best seller.

Chris Downey

Architecture for the Blind

Chris Downey is a blind architect, a consultant and an occasional guest lecturer for the UC Berkeley Department of Architecture specializing in accessibility and Universal Design. He was working as an architect when he lost his sight due to surgery to remove a brain tumor.

Jay Blake

Owner, Follow A Dream

Jay is the owner and crew chief for follow a dream, a non-profit organization which deals in drag racing. He attended Phelps academy and later the Carroll Center for the blind.