Season 241 Videos

Show 201

Show 201 – Montgomery Police Academy (Part 1)

/ Montgomery Police Academy / The men and women in law enforcement risk their lives daily to serve and protect the citizens in their local communities and intensive training is essential to becoming a good officer. Bobby Jon spent six months training with recruits at the Montgomery Police Academy. They are responsible for the training […]
Show 202

Show 202 – Montgomery Police Academy (Part 2)

/ Montgomery Police Academy – Part 2 / This week On The Job, Bobby Jon continues his training with the Montgomery Police Department. This week the focus is on more of the physical aspects of becoming a police officer. Bobby and the crew from On The Job continue to follow the recruits of the 2008 […]
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Show 203

/ Southern Company – Women working in non-traditional roles / On this episode we feature women in non-traditional roles at Southern Company. Southern Company is one of the largest generators of electricity in the nation producing more than 42,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity and serving about 75 investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, and municipalities. The […]
Show 204

Show 204 – Hospitality & Culinary / Zorn Molds

/ Jeff State Community College – Hospitality and Culinary Institute  / Zorn Molds / We visited the Hospitality and Culinary Institute at Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham.  I spoke with students about there experience in this program, and their plans for the future.  I also learned about food safety and prepared and cooked chicken […]
Show 205

Show 205 – Thompson Tractor

/ Thompson Tractor / If you pass by any commercial construction site you will more than likely see heavy equipment like earthmovers, bulldozers, and tractors. Just like our automobiles these heavy pieces of equipment have to be maintained. Mechanics at Thompson Tractor are equipped with the skill and knowledge to get this job done.  Being a […]
Show 206

Show 206 – AIDB

/ AIDB – Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind / The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind provides the world’s most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and employment system serving children and adults who are deaf, blind, impaired and multi-disabled. We visited the E. H. Gentry’s full service education facility in Talladega. Established in 1968, Gentry […]
Show 207

Show 207 – Bonnie Plant Farm | Radiologic Technology

/ Bonnie Plant Farm / Wallace Community College – Radiologic Technology / If you have a green thumb, and enjoy working in gardens, and planting the occasional herb, then this an episode for you. The ON THE JOB team took a trip down to Union Springs, AL, and had the opportunity to visit with one […]
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Show 209 – Graphic Design Program

/ Trenholm Tech Graphic Design Program / Webster’s dictionary defines Graphic Design as the art or profession of using design elements such as type and images to convey or create an effect, and a graphic designer is a person in this profession. Seems simple enough yet it takes a skills, talent and patience to become […]
Show 210

Show 210 – Hesco | Student Banking

/ Hesco / Sylacauga Banking Program / Hesco Hesco is ‘literally’ a full-service automotive machine shop. Located in Birmingham, AL, their specialization ranges from high-performance, exotic vehicles to your average family sedan or van. They work on everything from motor scooters to Ferraris; antiques to prototypes. Services offered include Dyno Testing , Electronics Engineering and […]
Show 211

Show 211 – Catfish Farms | Southern Nuclear

/ Kyser Catfish Farms / Southern Nuclear / Kyser Farms built the first commercial catfish farms in the state and today is one of Alabama’s leading producers of farm raised catfish. We “catch” up with Townsend Kyser, a third generation Catfish farmer, to learn more about this industry and the economic impact it has for […]

Show 212 – Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

/ UAH Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Program / Known as the “Rocket City”, Huntsville continues to make a name for its self in the Missile Defense and Aerospace Industry….and with more Aerospace Engineers per capita than any other city in the U.S., the Aerospace Industry continues to thrive there. Supporting this boom through education is […]
Show 213

Show 213 – Engineering & Manufacturing

/ Auburn University Automotive Engineering & Manufacturing Program / The automotive manufacturing industry is rapidly growing in Alabama. The companies involved in this movement, Toyota, Honda, Mercedes, and Hyundai, all require various types of skilled, professional engineers, with experience in the field of manufacturing. Because the Automotive Industry grew so quickly here, the skill set […]
Show 214

Show 214 – Communications | WDJC

/ Jacksonville State Department of Communications / WDJC / Today, Radio is a multi billion-dollar industry that through over-the-air stations and satellite radio reaches every corner of the country and around the world. At Jacksonville State University’s Department of Communications, they’re teaching students not only how to run the station technically, but also how to […]
Show 215

Show 215 – Technology & Engineering

/ Jacksonville State University – Department of Technology and Engineering / Jacksonville State University offers a wide array of technology degrees for students interested in automation of industrial manufacturing, robotics, digital networks and communication, and management of computer integrated manufacturing systems. While Jacksonville state offers an array of 4 year technology degrees, it also offers […]
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Show 216 – Therapeutic Massage

/ Trenholm State Technical College & Spa At Montgomery – Therapeutic Massage / Therapeutic Massage dates back to the medieval times. While the intent of this industry on improving health and wellness has not changed, the technology, education, and training for becoming a massage therapist has reached new levels. Join Bobby Jon as he takes […]