Day 7

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the main sources of career information.
  • Discuss career fields with the most growth potential.
  • Identify a career of interest for you.
  • Explain the benefits and downfalls to the career path that you have interest in.

Notes 2-2

  1. Obtain a Notes 2-2 handout from your instructor and fill in the missing parts through the presentation.  You can also view the presentation here.

Assignment EU2.3

  1. After getting an idea of what career path might suit you, go to the Occupation Outlook Handbook and select a career that showcases the characteristics of the career you identified in your Career Test.
  2. While looking through your chosen career in step 1 above, identify the following information:
    1. Explain what a person does in your field
    2. What schooling or skill sets does one need to perform this job
    3. What is the average wage a person can earn
    4. Is this career area seeing growth, staying steady, or decline
  3. Answer these items in paragraph form (four paragraphs total) detailing each component.  Write these paragraphs in a new Google Document titled My Career-(your initials).