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WPSU Studios Virtual Field Trip

Explore our television and radio production studios and see how your favorite PBS shows make it to your television and other devices at home! Learn about the different jobs it takes to create and manage a tv/radio station.


Careers in Theater

Check out these interviews with individuals who work in theater.


Danny Stainton: Life of Pottery

In a new “I’m Your Neighbor,” Meet Danny Stainton, a local potter here in central Pennsylvania. Find out about some of the techniques he uses in his work and what’s drawn him to his art.


Lynn Anne Verbeck: Shaping Clay and Community

Lynn Anne Verbeck, a ceramic artist based in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, opens up about her passion for teaching art and her belief that we are all creative beings. After studying film at Penn State, Verbeck turned to sculpture as a way to express her feelings and make art for people to use.


Claire Lorts: From Biology to Artisan Jewelry

In 2019, Claire Lorts decided to leave her job managing a plant biology lab at Penn State — a job she loved — to pursue her other passion: art. She now works from her studio in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania creating wooden earrings and is beginning to experiment with metalsmithing.


SciTech Now – Producing a Show

See how scientists at Penn State produce and plan an award winning show that educates an audience and develops future standouts in the world of meteorology; Epidemiologists in North Carolina track the evolution and geographic spread of Zika; Science Friday shares insights about the mysterious octopus; and much more!


Cedar Mountain Designs

Heath and Hillary Bender bring life back to trees. Experience the passion and energy of their family and see the wonderful things they create at Cedar Mountain Designs.


Through the Fire Studios

Ben Ahlgrim has always been a creator. Today he channels his creative spirit into molding vessels with fire and imagination.


Aubrey Scott – Gameplay Engineer

Aubrey’s experience as a trans woman of color fuels her passion for making games that allow everyone to see themselves represented. This video is part of the series SciGirls Profiles: Women in STEM, which includes 12 role model videos of women who are passionate about their STEM work, hobbies, families and making the world a better place.


Real-Life Math – Baseball

Watch and listen as the assistant general manager of a major league baseball team explains how he uses math in this video from KAET, Arizona PBS.


Careers in Video Game Development

Learn how game developers are shaping the future of video games in this video from SciTech Now. The Game Innovation Lab at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is dedicated to exploring new ideas in video games. Students and faculty there blend computer science, art, math, education, and design to create innovative games.


Industry Salaries & Demand

Check out the poster about wages and annual job openings.