Finding a career can be a challenge. Working St. Louis is a web series produced by the Nine Network in support of its American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative. Real people in real jobs answer questions like “Why do you do what you do?” The series raises awareness of the wide array of jobs and career paths available, in demand, and attainable after high school, with or without a college degree.

Cool jobs that don't require a degree - St. Louis Arch

Everyone has a unique career path in life. From cleaning windows to inspecting the Arch, David Meagerly has had an interesting one. Find out how he became the Arch Building Inspector in the latest episode of Working St. Louis.

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Cool jobs that don't require a degree - St. Louis Arch
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Cool jobs that don't require a degree - St. Louis Arch
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Working St. Louis - Zoological Manager of Carnivores, STL
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Working St. Louis - Zoological Manager of Carnivores, STL
Working St. Louis - Cool jobs - Hop Shop in STL
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Working St. Louis - Cool jobs - Hop Shop in STL
Working St. Louis - Work with bugs, become an Entomologist
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Working St. Louis - Work with bugs, become an Entomologist
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Season One Episodes


Arch Building Inspector - David Meagerly

Sommelier - Jeff Callahan

Zoological Manager of Carnivores at the Saint Louis Zoo - Julie Hartell-DeNardo

Beer Shop Owners - Justin Harris and Ryan Griffin

Entomologist - Tad Yankoski

Field Technician for C&C Group - Shawn Stoll

Street Painter - Renee Richardt

Ginger Bay Salon Guest Services - Sarah “Penelope” Schulte

Do You Love Your Job?


We're looking for people to feature, people who love their awesome jobs! Do you have a job you love? Do you know someone who has an awesome job that you’d like to see profiled? We want to show St. Louis all the cool jobs out there, especially jobs that don’t require a four-year degree.

You can help us tell the story of jobs in St. Louis by spreading the word about yours! Contact Devyn Tammons at dtammons@ketc.org to tell us what you do and why you love it.