SMA Member, North Star BlueScope, was recently profiled by the Federal Reserve Bank in a short documentary highlighting career opportunities that do not require a bachelor’s degree. “Opportunity occupations” are good-paying jobs for people without a four-year college degree. Researchers at the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland and Philadelphia estimate that some 22 percent of jobs qualify as opportunity employment nationally. Some of the top jobs include registered nurses; heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers; bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks; maintenance and repair workers; and carpenters. Learn more about what the Fed is doing about opportunity occupations at: