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On the Job: Ocularist

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 4, 2012

Fred Harwin blends science and art in his job making artificial eyes.

On the Job: Falconer

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 8, 2012

What is it like when your co-workers are birds of prey?

On the Job: Longshoreman

OPB | Broadcast: July 18, 2012

What is it like to work as a longshoreman at the Port of Portland? 

On The Job: End-of-Life Care

OPB | Broadcast: March 6, 2012

We continue our On The Job series with three people who work in the field of end-of-life care.

On The Job: Cartography

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 5, 2012

We ask nationally recognized cartographer, Dave Imus: What's it like to make maps for a living?

On The Job: Athletes

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 16, 2011

What is it like to play sports for a living?

On The Job: Emergency Volunteers

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 10, 2011

In this installment of our On the Job series, we talk with people who volunteer to be emergency responders.

On The Job: In Schools

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 7, 2011

We kick off a new series where people tell their personal stories about what it's like to work in their jobs.