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1Researching Careers Career Choices Chapter 3Researching CareersLesson 3.1Career Choices
2Which career clusters, or groups of related careers, interest you DiscoverWhich career clusters, or groups of related careers, interest youcontinued
3DiscoverCareer interest areas, or kinds of activities, that can direct you toward specific careers
4Why It’s ImportantBy looking at career clusters and career activities, you’ll get an idea of the kinds of careers you might enjoy. Exploring all kinds of career possibilities now will help you make career choices later.
6Career ChoicesThere are more than 28,000 different careers to choose from.Do you know what you want to do for a living?
7Career ClustersThe U.S. Department of Education has organized 16 career clusters.Career clusters are groups of similar occupations and industries.
8Graphic Organizer 16 Career Clusters Architecture and Construction Education andTrainingHuman ServicesManufacturingArts,Audio/Video Technology,and CommunicationFinanceHospitality andTourismMarketing, Sales,and ServiceAgriculture, Food,and Natural ResourcesGovernment andPublic AdministrationInformationTechnologyScience,Technology,Engineering, andMathematicsBusiness,Management,and AdministrationHealth ScienceLaw,Public Safety, and SecurityTransportation,Distribution, andLogistics
9Career Interest AreasCareer interest areas are another way to discover different kinds of careers.Career interest areas are general kinds of activities people do in many different careers.
10Graphic Organizer Career Interest Areas Creators are… Creative thinkersInvestigators are…Logical thinkersOrganizers…Love working with information or numbersInfluencers are…Likely to be out in front, in charge, and leading othersDoers…Always seem busyHelpers…Tend to think of others before themselves
11Critical Thinking Review Why are social workers and hairdressers part of the same career cluster, human services?Because both jobs share a common goal, helping make people’s lives easier and more comfortable.Critical ThinkingQAcontinued
12Critical Thinking Review Which career interest area do you think would be most common for doctors?Doctors can be categorized as investigators, because their work involves scientific processes. Doctors are also considered helpers, because they help people.Critical ThinkingQA
13Researching Careers Career Choices End of Chapter 3Researching CareersLesson 3.1Career Choices