Presentation on theme: "Careers related to Food and Fitness. Food and Fitness Careers One of the fastest growing areas Interest in these areas continue to grow Focus now changing."— Presentation transcript:
Food and Fitness Careers One of the fastest growing areas Interest in these areas continue to grow Focus now changing to a preventative program for health
Do you see yourself Teaching health and fitness in at a community center Working with a health care team to set nutrition guidelines for hospital patients Helping a restaurant chain improve the nutrient quality of its meals Working as a fitness instructor at a health club or sports center Developing a snack food for active teems Writing nutrition updates for newspaper and TV reports
Variety Nutrition and fitness experts work in hospitals, schools, and exercise centers. They also work in restaurants, private offices, and many other settings.
SKILLS needed SCANS (secretaries commission on achieving necessary skills) BASIC skills THINKING skills PERSONAL Qualities Depending on job there are different skills needed…many of these require PEOPLE skills!
Career Ladder A series of jobs through which a person can advance their career. Example: –Kitchen helper –Sandwich maker –Asst. cook –Cook –Asst. chef –Executive chef
Beginning Now you should be starting to think about what classes you like, what skills you enjoy using, and what you might like to do Evaluate your skills, interest, abilities, likes and dislikes There are several career assessment programs that can help you Entry-level position –A job that requires little or no experience….may be in a chosen career field
Finding a Job Look for opening Apply for position Interview Receive and offer or rejection Succeed on the job
Gain work experience Read article 5 things to learn while flipping burgers First jobs can be most beneficial! Take related classes Join organizations and clubs Try volunteering Talk with others in various fields Develop portfolio
What now? Learn about careers through project Begin asking questions Think about developing a resume Take Orientation to Life and Careers!!!!
Career Project Overview Choose a career from list Research career and find out all about it Make a poster to promote that career/inform people about it Host a career fair