Presentation on theme: "What You Want Futures: What You Want Learning About Careers Unit Essential Question: What are my responsibilities and realities when developing a career?"— Presentation transcript:
What You Want Futures: What You Want Learning About Careers Unit Essential Question: What are my responsibilities and realities when developing a career?
How Do I Begin to Choose a Career? Which Pathway will you choose and why? What do you expect to learn and achieve with the pathway you chose? Knowing the growth potential of various industries and occupations can help you choose a career that will be in demand. Lesson Essential Questions
Developing Skills for Job Success 1. Education High School Trade School College/University 2. Training Job Shadowing Co-Op Internship
Job Shadowing DEFINITION: Should be in a career that interests you. Usually lasts 1 to 5 days. Should have questions about that career before you job shadow 1. 2. 3. Write 3 questions you would ask while job shadowing.
Co-Op Programs Cooperative Education DEFINITION: Students Attend classes part-time Are paid for the work Earn credits toward graduation Grades are based on job performance AND class assignments. Assignments may include writing a report on their experience
Internships DEFINITION: Can be paid or unpaid. Can be for weeks, months, a semester, or a year. May be assigned by the college/university May have to obtain on your own with suggestions from college/university
Changing Jobs in Order to Advance in Your Career Am I leaving this job because I’m desperate or I am making a strategic decision? Where will this position take me next? What doors will be opened and what doors will be closed from making this important choice? Will this move help me advance my career or is it a place holder? How long will I be in this next job? Have I kept my resume and skills sets up to date? Am I highly networked or do I need to improve in that area this year?
1.Arts and Communication 2.Business, Finance, Marketing, and Information Technology 3.Engineering, Manufacturing, and Industrial Technology 4.Human Services 5.Agri-Science, Science, and Health The 5 Pathways
Career Pathways Name 2 careers available locally that tie into the Pathway you are considering. Pathway Selected; _____________________________ 1. 2.