A recent survey of high school and college students asked them what occupation they believe could have the greatest impact on changing the world. The top answer: teachers.
Engineers were ranked second, according to the survey, followed by the presidency of the United States.
SkillsUSA, a Leesburg, Va.-based nonprofit group that works with high schools and postsecondary institutions to help students develop workplace skills, conducted the survey. About two-thirds of the 3,851 respondents were high school students.
Vol. 24, Issue 09, Page 16Published in Print: October 27, 2004, as Career Survey