Major Jobs

Major Jobs

By Major Jobs
Hi, my name is Teland, and I'm a high schooler who is interested about different jobs. On this podcast, I'll be interviewing different people who have different careers and sharing them with you to educate people about the interesting things we do to make a living. We will go over normal "run of the mill" jobs but also unique careers, how people got into the job, what they do on a daily basis, and more.

Check out the website at majorjobs.org, or email me at teland@majorjobs.org

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Real Estate Investor - Episode 74
Today, we talk to a real estate investor.
46:35
June 8, 2020
Accountant - Episode 73
Today we're going back to an original episode, an accountant at a Big 4 Accounting Firm.
27:20
May 23, 2020
Photojournalist/Multimedia Journalist - Episode 72
Today, we talk to a photojournalist about what it's like working during the coronavirus pandemic. This job was requested by Gabriel. If you would like a job to be recommended, email me at teland@majorjobs.org.
41:40
May 10, 2020
Nurse Anesthetist - Episode 71
Today, I talk to a nurse anesthetist. majorjobs.org
34:25
April 27, 2020
The reality of firefighting during the coronavirus outbreak - Episode 70
Today, we are finishing up the two part series on what it's like being a firefighter.
20:41
April 20, 2020
What does it take to become a firefighter? - Episode 69
Today, we talk to a firefighter about what it takes to get into the job.  Website: majorjobs.org
28:00
April 11, 2020
Pilot - Episode 68
Today, I talk to a pilot who talks about what it's like flying a plane, and the unique schedule. majorjobs.org
25:38
April 3, 2020
Nurse - Episode 67
Today, I talk to a nurse, including what it's like wokring during the coronavirus outbreak. Website: majorjobs.org
24:46
March 27, 2020
How Elixir built a Youtube Channel to 230 thousand subscribers as a teenager - Episode 66
Today, I talk to Elixir, who is probably best known for having a YouTube channel and being the "Area 51" kid.  Check out his channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr0WmNVbl1dYXL89V84ZtOA
24:19
March 20, 2020
Physical Therapist - Episode 65
Today, I talked with a Physical Therapist about what the career is like. This episode was requested by Nick. If you have a job that you think should be on the show, contact me at teland@majorjobs.org and I'll try my best to cater to the request.
32:08
March 6, 2020
How a Sports Team Works with the Media - Episode 64
Thank you to Raymond Ridder for inviting me to the Warriors practice facility.  He's one of the best communication directors in the whole NBA and it was an honor being able to talk to him.
26:35
February 28, 2020
What is Horticulture? A dive into the art of gardens - Episode 63
Today, I interview someone that works in horticulture - the growing of fruits, flowers, and more. Email me at teland@majorjobs.org!
27:38
February 22, 2020
Script Supervisor - Episode 62
Who makes sure that movies and TV shows stay on script and follow continuity? FInd out in this episode!
34:38
February 9, 2020
Physicist - Episode 61
Today, we're talking with a Physicist to discuss what it's like working in the field of physics. Website: majorjobs.org
24:13
February 2, 2020
How Sterling Backus used science to become featured in a Lamborghini commercial - Episode 60
Today, I speak with Sterling Backus, a physicist who was featured in a Lamborghini commercial for 3D Printing a Lamborghini Aventador. Watch the ad here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c58s1mYmkKw
21:48
January 24, 2020
Plumber - Episode 59
Today, I talk to a plumber. Website: majorjobs.org
33:02
January 17, 2020
Janitor - Episode 58
David sent an interesting message. I respond in the episode. majorjobspod.org
24:29
January 10, 2020
Paramedic - Episode 57
Today, I interview a paramedic, or an EMT.
41:00
December 13, 2019
Product Manager at the Home Depot Technology Center - Episode 56
Today, I talk to a product manager - a job that incorporates many different industries, whether it be business, tech, marketing, and more. 
44:16
December 6, 2019
Working in Venture Capital - Episode 55
Today, we talk to Jay Kapoor, who invests in Seed and Early Stage Capital in NYC. Follow him on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/jaykapoornyc
26:24
November 29, 2019
Journalist (ft. Chrisanne Grise of the New York Times Upfront) - Episode 54
Recently, I was featured in last month's edition of the New York Times Upfront, where Chrisanne Grise interviewed me for a piece she wrote. I had the opportunity to turn the tables and talk to her about what it is like working as a journalist-  and here is that episode! Thanks to Chrisanne for being on the podcast. Follow her on Twitter at twitter.com/xanne.
25:09
November 22, 2019
Financial Analyst at the NFL - Episode 53
Today, I talk to Jay Kapoor, who worked as a Financial Analyst at the NFL. If you're interested in working in finance or the NFL, this is the episode for you!
28:25
November 15, 2019
Librarian - Episode 52
Today, I interview a librarian.
32:39
November 8, 2019
How Vinney Chopra made a $250 million real estate portfolio starting with $7 - Episode 52
Today, I talk to real estate investor Vinney Chopra, who became a multimillionaire after starting in real estate. We talk about how he started, and what he does on a daily basis. Check out Vinney at vinneychopra.com
46:35
November 2, 2019
How Nate and Scott Wadsworth turned a hobby into 60 million views - Episode 51
Today, we finish this 2-part series with Essential Craftsman, where they talk about how they started their YouTube channel to what it is today.
34:25
October 25, 2019
General Contractor (ft. Scott Wadsworth of Essential Craftsman) - Episode 50
Today, I talk to Scott Wadsworth, the host of Essential Craftsman, on what it's like working as a general contractor, and in the trades.
26:04
October 18, 2019
Repair Appliance Technician - Episode 49
Today I talk to a Repair Appliance Technician, the people responsible for fixing the fridges, washing machines, and other household items that seem to break all the time.
26:06
October 12, 2019
Engineer Project Manager (and Mechanical Engineer) - Episode 48
Today, I talk to Josh Mendoza for part 2 of our series together. Shoutout to Scott for editing this episode. Check him out here: soundmindediting.com
30:20
October 4, 2019
A Career Coach gives advice for Careers + what it's like helping people with their profession - Episode 47
Today, I talk to a career coach who helps people find out what their passionate about, as well as helping them in the job search in terms of interviews, resumes, etc.
21:37
September 27, 2019
Starting your own Non-Profit (ft. Josh Mendoza) - Episode 46
Today, I talk to Josh Mendoza, who started a Non-profit from the ground up. Check out destinedforx.com!
24:06
September 20, 2019
Data Scientist at Lyft (ft. Alejandro Perez) - Episode 45
Today, I got to talk to Alejandro Perez, who works as a data scientist at Lyft.
22:16
September 13, 2019
What it's like starring in a Steven Spielberg movie, as a teenager (ft. Philip Zhao (Sho) of Ready Player One) - Episode 44
Today, I talk to Philip Zhao, who plays Sho in Ready Player One, directed by Steven Spielberg. Follow Philip on Instagram: instagram.com/philzow
42:28
September 6, 2019
How Max Feber went to Shark Tank and worked with Mark Cuban - as a Teenager - Episode 42
Today, we talk to Max Feber who is CEO of BRUW. He was on Shark Tank and did a deal with Mark Cuban - as a teenager!
16:39
August 23, 2019
Youtuber (ft. Smarter Every Day a.k.a. Destin Sandlin) - Episode 41
Today, I interview Destin Sandlin, who runs the YouTube channel Smarter Every Day which boasts 7 million subscribers. His channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/destinws2  My Instagram: @majorjobspodcast
42:57
August 16, 2019
Mechanical Engineer (ft. Destin Sandlin of Smarter Every Day) - Episode 40
Today, I talk to Destin Sandlin of Smarter Every Day about what it's like working as a mechanical engineer.
32:45
August 9, 2019
Senior VP of Communications for the Golden State Warriors (ft. Raymond Ridder) - Episode 39
I talk to the media liason for the Golden State Warriors.
25:57
August 2, 2019
Game Designer at Mojang for Minecraft - Episode 38
Today I talk to a map designer for Minecraft, and a veteran.
35:37
July 27, 2019
Music Artist Manager (ft. Clayton Blaha) - Episode 37
Today, I talked to Ferrari Jetpack Founder Clayton Blaha on what it's like to be a manager for artists.
35:54
July 20, 2019
Software Engineer at Google - Episode 36
Today I interview a software engineer who worked at Google. Follow me on Instagram at @majorjobspodcast!
33:06
July 5, 2019
Advice for Teenagers (ft. Anthony O'Neal of Ramsey Solutions) - Episode 35
Today, I talk to author and speaker Anthony O'Neal about his advice for teenagers from college and on. Go to his site at:  www.anthonyoneal.com And mine at: www.majorjobspodcast.com
15:47
June 29, 2019
Accountant at a Big 4 Firm - Episode 34
Today, I talk to an accountant at a Big 4 Accounting Firm. Follow me on Instagram at: @majorjobspodcast.
27:20
June 21, 2019
Zookeeper - Episode 33
Today, I interview a zookeeper. Follow me on Instagram at @majorjobspodcast!
28:21
June 14, 2019
Trades Apprentice - Episode 32
Today, I talk to an apprentice who is working with the trades. Rollin at 5 - 210 - full by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License. Based on a work at incompetech.com  
25:00
June 7, 2019
Dentist - Episode 31
Today, I talk to a Dentist.
25:26
May 31, 2019
Flight Attendant - Episode 30
Today, I talk to a flight attendant. Follow me on instagram at: @majorjobspodcast
36:01
May 24, 2019
Machinist (ft. Kevin Lizotte) with GE - Episode 29
Today, I interview a machinist. Thanks to GE for working with me on the interview.  Kevin's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwXarVnN00VySOugG-rWoLA Kevin's Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/kevin.lizotte/ Rollin at 5 - 210 - full by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License. Based on a work at incompetech.com  
29:27
May 17, 2019
Car Insurance Investigator - Episode 28
Today, I talk to a Casualty Claims Adjuster, or a Car Insurance Investigator.
25:53
May 10, 2019
One of My Supervisors (ft. Cliff Yee) - Episode 27
A lot of people ask me how I started this podcast - without this man, I probably wouldn't have been able to do it.
35:40
May 3, 2019
Chemist - Episode 26
Today, I interview a Quality Control Scientist, or a Chemist.
32:45
April 26, 2019
Stage Actor (ft. Brett Ambler a.k.a Kazoo Kid) - Episode 25
Today I interview Brett Ambler, a stage actor who gained fame from being the "Kazoo Kid." Follow Brett on twitter at @BrettAmbler Music: Mike Diva - Kazoo Kid Trap (Extended Mix)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QVmvUHypx4 
29:42
April 19, 2019
Sportscaster (ft. Ernie Johnson of Inside the NBA) - Episode 24
It was an honor to talk to one of the most famous sportscasters in the world, Ernie Johnson of Inside the NBA.  Song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart (Alex's Alternate Version Instrumental):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcSrLWMrt4M 
35:03
April 15, 2019
News Anchor (ft. Ken Wayne) - Episode 23
Today, I interview a news anchor who has been broadcasting for over 30 years in the Bay Area.  
1:02:43
April 12, 2019
Voice Actress (ft. Susan Bennett, the Voice of Siri) - Episode 22
On this episode, we interview Susan Bennett, the voice of Siri and a voice actress.  Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcSrLWMrt4M  - Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart (Alex's Alternate Version Instrumental)
33:57
April 8, 2019
Game Director at Overwatch (ft. Jeff Kaplan) - Episode 21
Today, I interview Jeff Kaplan, the game designer at Overwatch and the vice president of Blizzard. Song: glue70 - casin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z1h2VE0hzs
36:52
April 3, 2019
CEO of a Non-profit (ft. Meghan Freebeck) - Episode 20
On this episode, we talk to the CEO of Project Homeless Connect. Song: 1K Static https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm1a8GSylyw
23:18
March 29, 2019
Aircraft Crew Chief - Episode 19
Today, I interview an Aircraft Crew Chief, a part of the trades business.
25:39
March 28, 2019
Electrical Engineer (ft. Ken Bone (yes that one)) - Episode 18
Today, I interview Ken Bone, the man that skyrocketed to fame after the 2016 Presidential Debates. Ken is an Operations Training Specialist that specializes in Electrical Engineering, and it was awesome being able to talk to him about his job, but also his unique experience. Follow Ken on twitter: twitter.com/kenbone18 Song: YMCA instrumental by Antoine Ando:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwMmwzpcaXs 
33:44
March 23, 2019
NBA Commentator (ft. Tim Roye a.k.a the voice of the Warriors) - Episode 17
Today I interview Tim Roye, the voice of the Warriors. Big thanks to Tim for lending his time, I learned so much and I hope you do too.  Follow Tim on Twitter: https://twitter.com/warriorsvox Song: Sunflower (Instrumental) by Metrixx - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyBlmJy6gFs
35:07
March 20, 2019
Celebrity/Talent Manager (ft. Kalee Harris) - Episode 16
On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Kalee Harris, who is most known for being the talent manager for Jacob Tremblay.
24:59
March 15, 2019
Teens - (ft. Ethan Lindenberger) - Episode 15
Today I interview Ethan Lindenberger, the teenager that testified before Congress. Follow his twitter: https://twitter.com/ethan_Joesph16 Follow me on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/majorjobspodcast/
31:28
March 13, 2019
Composer (ft. Trevor Kowalski) - Episode 14
On this episode of the Major Jobs Podcast, I talk to Trevor Kowalski, a composer who has over 1.5 million monthly listens on Spotify. Check out his work: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4vPiZNfnHqzN52FOn38BEv
29:19
March 9, 2019
Grammy- Winning Band (ft. Portugal. The Man) - Episode 13
Today, I got to interview the band Portugal. The Man, who went to #4 in the Billboard Top 100 Charts for their Grammy-winning hit song "Feel It Still." On the off chance you don't know them: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4kI8Ie27vjvonwaB2ePh8T Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/majorjobspodcast/
29:04
March 1, 2019
Hypnotist (ft. Sean Michael Andrews) - Episode 12
Today, I interview a hypnotist - a job you might not expect! Song: Hyper Potions - Jungle Cruise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKNJbh4EzUE
35:12
February 27, 2019
Language Creator (ft. David J. Peterson) - Episode 11
On this episode of the podcast, we interview a language creator who has created languages for movies like Bright, Dr. Strange, Thor: The Dark World, and is most known for his role in HBO's Game of Thrones as the creator of Dothraki. Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeodis licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License. Based on a work at incompetech.com  
38:24
February 20, 2019
Teens - Founder/CEO of BRUW (ft. Max Feber) - Episode 10
Had the pleasure of interviewing the Founder of BRUW, Max Feber, who recently appeared on Shark Tank. Siesta by Jahzzar is licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License. 
17:01
February 15, 2019
Teens - High School App Developer - Episode 9
Today I talk to a High School App Developer, who won the Congressional App Challenge with his app, Questlin. Rollin at 5 - 210 - full by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License. Based on a work at incompetech.com  
18:35
February 8, 2019
Podcaster (ft. Shea Gunther of MJToday) - Episode 8
Today, I talked to another podcaster. However, this one is different because Shea podcasts for a living, while Nick did it for fun. Rollin at 5 - 210 - full by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License. Based on a work at incompetech.com  
25:59
February 2, 2019
Digital Producer at CONAN (ft. Aaron Bleyaert) - Episode 7
On this episode of the Major Jobs Podcast, we talk to a digital producer at CONAN on TBS, Aaron Bleyaert. Remember to rate and subscribe to this podcast for more! Rollin at 5 - 210 - full by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License. Based on a work at incompetech.com  
55:23
January 29, 2019
Composer (ft. Kevin MacLeod a.k.a. the Mozart of YouTube) - Episode 6
In this episode of the Major Jobs Podcast, we interview Composer Kevin MacLeod, the guy who's music you've probably heard on every video ever. Rollin at 5 - 210 - full by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.  Carefree, Fluffing a Duck, Sneaky Snitch, and Monkeys Spinning Monkeys are also by Kevin MacLeod are under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 
22:24
January 28, 2019
Water Treatment Plant Operator - Episode 4
Today on the podcast, I interview a Water Treatment Plant Operator.  Siesta by Jahzzar is licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License. 
21:35
January 14, 2019
Podcaster (ft. Nick of The VGAT) - Episode 3
On this episode of the podcast, we talk about what it is like podcasting. Thanks a lot to Nick for being on the podcast with me. Here's a link to his podcast: https://www.thevgat.com/
16:28
January 13, 2019
Content Creator (ft. VoiceOverPete) - Episode 2
Shoutout to VoiceOverPete for talking to me! It was amazing and he deserves all the love.  Remember to download the podcast and follow us on Instagram at @majorjobspodcast and Twitter at @majorjobspod. Here's his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/PremIntel Focus by A. A. Aalto is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License. 
18:32
January 12, 2019
Intro - Episode 1
Quick introduction to what this is and how it works.  Website: majorjobspodcast.com Instagram: instagram.com/majorjobspodcast Twitter: twitter.com/majorjobspod Adventures by A Himitsu https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgFw... Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0   http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music released by Argofox https://youtu.be/8BXNwnxaVQE Music provided by Audio Library https://youtu.be/MkNeIUgNPQ8
02:08
December 29, 2018