FIND PERSONALIZED JOBS
Sign up to Zippia and discover your career options with your personalized career search.
×
FIND
PERSONALIZED JOBS

CONTENT HAS
BEEN UNLOCKED
Close this window to view unlocked content
or
find interesting jobs in

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign Up

SIGN UP TO UNLOCK CONTENT

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign up to save the job and get personalized job recommendations.

Sign up to dismiss the job and get personalized job recommendations.

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Already have an account? Log in

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Company Saved

Answer a few questions and view jobs at that match your preferences.

Where do you want to work?

Job Saved

See your Saved Jobs now

or

find more interesting jobs in

Job Dismissed

Find better matching jobs in

Become A Cadet

Where do you want to work?

To get started, tell us where you'd like to work.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

Working As A Cadet

  • Training and Teaching Others
  • Getting Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Thinking Creatively
  • $64,104

    Average Salary

What Does A Cadet Do

Training and development specialists help plan, conduct, and administer programs that train employees and improve their skills and knowledge.

Duties

Training and development specialists typically do the following:

  • Assess training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, or consultations with managers or instructors
  • Design and create training manuals, online learning modules, and course materials
  • Review training materials from a variety of vendors and choose appropriate materials
  • Deliver training to employees using a variety of instructional techniques
  • Monitor and evaluate training programs to ensure they are current and effective
  • Select and assign instructors or vendors to conduct training
  • Perform administrative tasks such as monitoring costs, scheduling classes, setting up systems and equipment, and coordinating enrollment

Training and development specialists create, administer, and deliver training programs for businesses and organizations. To do this, they must first assess the needs of an organization. Once those needs are determined, specialists develop custom training programs that take place in classrooms or training facilities. Training programs are increasingly delivered through computers, tablets, or other hand-held electronic devices.

Training and development specialists organize or deliver training sessions using lectures, group discussions, team exercises, hands-on examples, and other formats. Training can be in the form of a video, self-guided instructional manual, or online application. Training also may be collaborative, which allows employees to connect informally with experts, mentors, and colleagues, often through the use of technology.

Training and development specialists may monitor instructors, guide employees through media-based programs, or facilitate informal or collaborative learning programs.

Show More

Show Less

How To Become A Cadet

Training and development specialists need a bachelor’s degree, and most need related work experience.

Education

Training and development specialists need a bachelor’s degree. Specialists may have a variety of education backgrounds, but many have a bachelor’s degree in training and development, human resources, education, or instructional design. Others may have a degree in business administration or a social science, such as educational or organizational psychology.

In addition, as technology continues to play a larger role in training and development, a growing number of organizations seek candidates who have a background in information technology or computer science.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Related work experience is important for most training and development specialists. Many positions require work experience in areas such as training and development or instructional design, or in related occupations, such as human resources specialists or even teachers.

Employers may prefer to hire candidates with previous work experience in the industry in which the company operates. However, some employers may hire candidates with a master’s degree in lieu of work experience. Increasingly, employers prefer candidates with experience in information technology, as organizations introduce more e-learning, mobile training, and technology-based tools.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Many human resources associations offer classes to enhance the skills of their members. Some associations, including the Association for Talent Development and International Society for Performance Improvement, specialize in training and development and offer certification programs. Although not required, certification can show professional expertise and credibility. Some employers prefer to hire certified candidates, and some positions may require certification.

Advancement

Training and development specialists may advance to training and development manager or human resources manager positions. Workers typically need several years of experience to advance. Some employers require managers to have a master’s degree in a related area.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Training and development specialists must evaluate training programs, methods, and materials, and choose those that best fit each situation.

Creativity. Specialists should be creative when developing training materials. They may need to think of and implement new approaches, such as new technology, when evaluating existing training methods.

Instructional skills. Training and development specialists often deliver training programs to employees. They use a variety of teaching techniques and sometimes must adapt their methods to meet the needs of particular groups.

Interpersonal skills. Specialists need strong interpersonal skills because delivering training programs requires collaboration with instructors, trainees, and subject-matter experts. They accomplish much of their work through teams.

Speaking skills. Speaking skills are essential for training and development specialists because they often give presentations. Specialists must communicate information clearly and facilitate learning by diverse audiences.

Show More

Show Less

Do you work as a Cadet?

Cadet Jobs

NO RESULTS

Aw snap, no jobs found.

Add To My Jobs

Cadet Career Paths

Cadet
Captain Operations Manager Assistant Director
Administrative Director
8 Yearsyrs
Police Officer Instructor Chairperson
Board Member
5 Yearsyrs
Engineer Instructor Chairperson
Board Of Directors Member
8 Yearsyrs
2nd Lieutenant Lieutenant Executive Officer
Chief Of Operations
7 Yearsyrs
Platoon Leader Operations Officer Program Manager
Deputy Director
9 Yearsyrs
Correction Officer Sales Consultant Training Manager
Director Of Training
7 Yearsyrs
Emergency Medical Technician Training Officer Operations Officer
Division Chief
9 Yearsyrs
Police Officer Security Officer Maintenance Technician
Facilities Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Captain Office Manager Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resource Officer
6 Yearsyrs
Correction Officer Account Manager Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources Lead
8 Yearsyrs
Engineer Program Manager Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Platoon Leader Company Commander
Operations Officer
6 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Technician Project Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Lieutenant Chief Of Police Security Officer
Security Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Technician Account Manager Recruiter
Senior Advisor
8 Yearsyrs
Crew Member General Manager Human Resources Manager
Senior Human Resources Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Dispatcher Operations Manager
Senior Operations Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Emergency Medical Technician Sales Consultant Training Manager
Senior Training Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Crew Member Technician Foreman
Superintendent
9 Yearsyrs
Lieutenant Paramedic Instructor
Training Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Show More

Do you work as a Cadet?

Help others decide if this is a good career for them

Average Length of Employment
Reserve Officer 3.9 years
Training Officer 3.7 years
Captain 3.4 years
2nd Lieutenant 2.2 years
Cadet 2.0 years
Police Cadet 1.7 years
Deck Cadet 1.2 years
Top Employers Before
Internship 16.3%
Volunteer 12.5%
Cashier 10.9%
Server 4.3%
Assistant 3.8%
Teller 2.9%
President 2.7%
Captain 2.6%
Instructor 2.4%
Technician 2.4%
Manager 2.3%
Sergeant 2.3%
Top Employers After
Internship 12.7%
Volunteer 8.3%
Cashier 6.0%
Officer 4.5%
Lieutenant 4.3%
Server 4.3%
Engineer 3.0%
Assistant 2.8%
Supervisor 2.7%
President 2.7%
Manager 2.7%

Do you work as a Cadet?

Cadet Demographics

Gender

Male

68.6%

Female

29.1%

Unknown

2.3%
Ethnicity

White

59.8%

Hispanic or Latino

17.8%

Black or African American

10.9%

Asian

7.8%

Unknown

3.7%
Show More
Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

54.3%

French

7.6%

German

6.2%

Arabic

5.2%

Russian

4.3%

Chinese

4.3%

Japanese

3.8%

Mandarin

3.3%

Korean

2.4%

Portuguese

1.4%

Cantonese

1.4%

Ukrainian

1.0%

Greek

1.0%

Italian

1.0%

Swahili

0.5%

Icelandic

0.5%

Turkish

0.5%

Cherokee

0.5%

Samoan

0.5%

Hindi

0.5%
Show More

Cadet Education

Schools

Maine Maritime Academy

14.3%

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

8.6%

Texas A&M University

7.2%

California Maritime Academy

6.9%

Virginia Military Institute

6.7%

State University of New York Maritime College

6.4%

Michigan State University

4.9%

Norwich University

4.4%

West Virginia University

4.4%

University of North Georgia

3.7%

The Academy

3.7%

University of Phoenix

3.5%

United States Military Academy

3.5%

Liberty University

3.5%

United States Air Force Academy

3.2%

Citadel

3.2%

University of Texas at San Antonio

3.0%

Pennsylvania State University

3.0%

University of Central Florida

3.0%

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

3.0%
Show More
Majors

Criminal Justice

22.3%

Business

15.6%

Psychology

7.9%

Mechanical Engineering

6.2%

Political Science

5.5%

History

4.3%

Marine Engineering

3.6%

Management

3.3%

Biology

3.1%

Engineering Technology

3.0%

Nursing

2.8%

Electrical Engineering

2.8%

Accounting

2.7%

Kinesiology

2.6%

Computer Science

2.6%

Sociology

2.5%

General Studies

2.3%

Economics

2.3%

Finance

2.3%

Engineering

2.3%
Show More
Degrees

Bachelors

53.8%

Other

22.7%

Masters

10.9%

Associate

6.7%

Certificate

3.5%

Doctorate

1.2%

Diploma

0.9%

License

0.2%
Show More

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

How Would You Rate The Salary Of a Cadet?

Have you worked as a Cadet? Help other job seekers by rating your experience as a Cadet.

Top Skills for A Cadet

Show More

  1. Cadets
  2. Rotc
  3. Leadership
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Developed in-depth operational directives and products utilizing Microsoft office programs for over 90 cadets.
  • Participated in ROTC recruiting events and communicated effectively to prospective cadets and parents.
  • Promoted excellence through constructive criticism and leadership skills.
  • Provided information regarding public safety.
  • Provided the follow-on Commander with comprehensive guidance and products developed during command.

How Would You Rate Working As a Cadet?

Are you working as a Cadet? Help us rate Cadet as a Career.

Top Cadet Employers

Show More

Jobs From Top Cadet Employers

Cadet Videos

How to Maintain your Air Cadet Uniform

Career at Sea - Traineeships & Cadetships

What Does the Cadet Say?

Related to your recently viewed content