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1 Week 1 CHOOSE YOUR FUTURE

2 Students will understand the purpose of Choose your Future. Students will understand the cost of living. Students will be able to match a career to their desired lifestyle. Students will be able to use Whats Next Illinois to identify personal interest areas and how they relate to careers. OBJECTIVES

3 Thursdays or Fridays over the next 5 weeks College Application Process Financial Aid College Match Scholarship Career Interview Skills Resume Building Applications CHOOSE YOUR FUTURE

4 How much does a month of gas cost? Mortgage? Food? Car? Insurance? Utilities Let alone entertainment? COST OF LIVING

5 Illinois Career Network website: o.aspx REALITY CHECK

6 Housing$1, Utilities$ Food$ Transportation$ Clothes$75.00 Health Care$65.00 Entertainment$ Personal Care$75.00 Miscellaneous$ Student Loans$ Savings$71.00 Monthly Expenses$3, Annual Expenses$43, Federal Taxes$6, State Taxes$1, Annual Salary Needed$51, Your Monthly Expenses

7 Whats Next Illinois Whatsnextillinois.org Login: cpsxxxxxxx (ID #) Password: (ID#) Find Interests Search Occupations (wages, outlook, description, schooling necessary) Search Colleges by Major Search Colleges by Location Link to College Website Scholarship Search + More!! INTEREST INVENTORY

8 JOHN HOLLANDS HEXAGON Your Personality Type Most Compatible Work Environments Realistic Realistic, Investigative, & Conventional Investigative Investigative, Realistic & Artistic Artistic Artistic, Investigative & Social Social, Artistic & Enterprising Enterprising, Social & Conventional Conventional, Enterprising & Realistic Compatible Work Environments

9 Pick a career that interests you Pick a career that challenges you Career Satisfaction Job vs. Career Hourly vs. Salary INTEREST AREAS

10 Job vs. Career Hourly vs. Salary Think beyond what you know! Nurse Teacher Police/Fire Trade School Certificate Programs 2 year careers 4 year careers CAREERS

11 What do I love? What am I good at? What do I want to do? What skills do I have? What life factors should I consider? PICKING A CAREER/MAJOR

12 Work in your field of interest! Hospital Animal Welfare Salvation Army Elementary School Library Job Shadow STILL NEED SERVICE LEARNING?


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