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This is a collaboration project created by the students in Miss 4's M/J Career Education course for the fall 2011 semester. It depicts their future careers.

This is a collaboration project created by the students in Miss 4's M/J Career Education course for the fall 2011 semester. It depicts their future careers.

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  • Our Future Careers from A – Z!
  • A PowerPoint By: Alli Elgas
  •  They repair cars, busses, trucks, and other vehicles. They master mechanics and learn how to fix transmission and mechanical parts.What The Auto MechanicDoes What It Looks Like
  • The Type Of Education You Need, Exams/LicenseIn order to be an Auto Mechanic, youwould need at least 1-2 years ofpost-secondary education.Most of the time a high-school GEDis all that is needed to get the job,however more specific training isneeded to repair newer models.
  •  Be able to follow written work orders Observe/Diagnose mechanical problems Operate computerized diagnostic equipment for mechanics Repair mechanical objects Use electrical testing instruments Using mechanical hand and power tools
  • Information About Career They test drive vehicles, repair vehicles, diagnose mechanical problems, and uses power and hand tools to repair cars, trucks, busses, and other vehicles. They also study the mechanics of vehicles. See it for Yourself
  • High School Education Courses Information Technology (IT) Introduction to Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Health, Safety and Security in Transportation Technological Systems Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Systems
  •  Pro Barrel racer
  •  Barrel racing is a sport that takes a lot of skill if you want to be good. What you do in barrel racing is you ride a horse around barrels in a cloverleaf pattern and what ever horse and rider has the fastest time wins. It takes a lot of practice not only do you have to ride your horse all the time you have to learn how to control the horses speed going to and around the barrel and if you knock a barrel down it is a no time.
  •  You need to know how to care for a horse so it is healthy to ride and that means to make sure you feed your horse the right way, to get their feet done every 6 weeks , and to love the horse so the horse loves and trusts you. Another thing you have to know is how to ride. Riding can be easy or hard depending on the person. For me it is easy because I have been doing it all my life.
  •  Money management Horses riding ability Marketing skills Veterinary skills Math skills
  •  The way barrel racing fits in to this career cluster is that barrel racing is a type of performance because you are riding in front of people as a kind of entertainment .
  •  I would have to do high school rodeo. High school rodeo is like regular shows except there are scouts to see if there is anyone good enough to do the WPR or Womens Pro Rodeo.
  •  Becoming pro is very hard and takes a lot of money and time . Money alone is a big reason a lot of good barrel racers don’t go pro because paying for a show alone can cost from $30 per run to $300 per run. You also have to figure traveling from state to state is a lot of money because of gas and buying a good horse can range from $1,000 to $100,000 Feeding them also takes a lot of money.
  • ByIsabela Fuentes
  •  In my own words fashion design is making pictures of clothing in your mind and making them become a reality. Fashion design is designing clothing and accessories, then selling them.
  •  There are levels of education for the different levels of success in the fashion industry. Most fashion designers have either a two or a four year post secondary training.
  • The skills necessary for fashion design are: Creating designs Designing and arranging objects Operating computers (to lay out designs and colors) Sketching designs and Working as a member of a design team
  •  Fashion design is a part of the marketing career cluster. The marketing cluster is planning, managing and marketing activity that relate to the company’s objective. In this occupation it is to promote and sell clothing and accessories.
  •  There are specific high school courses that are recommended regularly to be a fashion designer. But I think a regular high school diploma will cover most of your basics. You may want to learn how to sew, measure properly and, how to sketch visions of clothing that are in your head.
  • By: Brian Press
  •  Fire fighters respond to car wrecks, fires and even medical emergencies. They put out fires to save property and lives.
  •  To become a firefighter you need to go through two years of college. After that you need to go through two years of firefighter and medical school. Once you do those you could be hired as a firefighter. Once you become a firefighter you still have to do training.
  • ● To become a firefighter you need to put your life at risk to save others.● You need to have good teamwork skills to become a firefighter.● You need to have good listening skills.● You also need strength to become a firefighter.
  • Firefighters are in the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security career cluster.
  •  To help become a firefighter some fire stations offer something called Fire Explorer. You can do this while you are in high school and college. You go to the fire station from 8:00AM – 8:00PM and you go to all of the calls with the firefighters.
  • Game Designer
  •  As a game maker/developer I will come up with ideas for games and basically try to put them into development if they are good. If I make a good game I can get a lot of money. I really do like playing videos games because I am good at them but it does take a lot of work . You need computer programming skills.
  •  To become a game designer you need a bachelor degree and a degree in computer engineering or computer science which takes 4-5 years to complete. Courses in a Game Design degree program may include project management, integrated video design and technology, game prototyping and level design.
  •  You need to have good listing skills and be able to take constructive criticism. You need math skills. Design is a big part when making games. So you should have art and graphic design skills.
  • The career cluster for the game design field is technology design and computer engineering
  •  You can take computer designing and technology courses to help you. Courses in computer programming, game design, Web design and image design & editing will get you off to a good start. You should also take a variety of math courses.
  • ● A criminal lawyer has clients that have legal problems.● He/she goes to court with them to defend them and help them win their case.
  • ● You need 4 years at an undergraduate college,● You need an additional 4 or more years of law school.● You must take and pass the bar exam.
  • ● Active listening● Reading comprehension● Handling detail● Problem solving● Good verbal communication skills
  • ● This career is in the public safety and law cluster. This category holds professions in which you help people and are a part of the legal system as well.
  • ● Speech & Public Speaking● Debate● Writing● Critical Thinking
  •  By Zachary Bottoms
  • Marine biologists do many things to save the oceanand keep track of what all the life is doing underwater.Some marine biologists study for certain jobs they cando on the boat.Some study in veterinary school to give shots and puttracking numbers on sea life.Other biologists keep track of populations underwater.
  • College Degrees needed may vary across theU.S. Some company’s may only require a minimumof a four years, to a maximum of 6 years ofcollege to work for them. A major company that use marine biologists isUniversal’s Sea World.If a marine biologist wants to work in the field(the ocean) he needs a diving license.
  • Five Transferrable skills for this career include:ListeningSpeakingHandling and/or working with groups of peopleGathering InformationProblem Solving
  • The Career Cluster for this career is Science,Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.This shows that to be a Marine Biologist you haveto be good in science, know how to worktechnology and know math.
  • In most high schools there are courses that arefocused strictly on marine biology. These coursesprepare you for your college courses.The courses in high school teach you aboutdifferent marine animals such as sharks andexotic reef fish such as damsels, angel fish, lionfish, and parrot fish.
  • Marine biology is a very profitable career. Tosome (like me) this career is fun.The average yearly salary for a more experiencedbiologist is about $130,000 - $150,000.For starters it can be from $90,000-$120,000.The student loans from college could easily bepaid off quickly and this is good starting money.
  • • A nanny provides care for children in the private household.• They provide support and expertise to the parents in satisfying their children’s physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs.• Duties may include meal planning and preparation, laundry/clothing care, organizing play activities/outings, discipline, intellectual stimulation, language activities and transportation.
  • • The education needed may very from state to state.• For example, in one state you may only need a high-school diploma where in some states you may need a college degree.
  • • Planning recreation and entertainment activities• Following travel directions• Collecting and recording medical information• Following spoken instructions• Preparing food for customers
  • • Being a nanny is part of the Human Services cluster.• The Human Services cluster is preparing people for employment in a career that relates to families and human needs.
  • • Some high school courses you could take are as follows.• H.O.P.E.• Home economics courses• Child-care,• First-aid• Cooking courses.
  • By Kendal Fonda
  •  Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spine, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
  •  Just like most careers today, becoming a neurosurgeon means you’ll definably have to attend college. In the United States, neurologists are physicians who have completed postgraduate training in neurology after graduation from medical school. On average, Neurologists complete at least 10–12 years of college education and clinical training. This training includes obtaining a four-year undergraduate degree, a medical degree(Another +4years) and then completing a three or four-year residency in neurology. The four-year residency consists of one year of internal medicine training followed by three years of training in neurology. One and two year fellowships are available following completion of the neurology residency if desired. Also, many neurologists also have additional training after completing their residency in one area of neurology such as stroke or vascular neurology, interventional neurology, epilepsy, neuromuscular, neurorehabilitation, behavioral neurology, sleep medicine, pain management, neuroimmunology, clinical neurophysiology, or movement disorders.
  •  The career cluster a neurosurgeon would fall under is the Health Science cluster. The Health Science cluster does planning, managing and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
  • Some transferable skills required to be a neurosurgeon are:o Diagnosing diseases and disorderso Giving health care instructionso Observing and analyzing physical problemso Planning health care treatmentso Treating physical or mental problemso Using medical or dental instruments to treat patients
  •  High school classes are very important for any career! To become a neurosurgeon, high school classes you should take are: Oral Communication Sociology Speech Technical Writing English Composition Algebra Psychology Health Science V: Therapeutic Services Preparation Chemistry American Government Biological Science
  •  Depending on how many surgeries and how hard you work, being an neurosurgeon means you will make anywhere from $400,000 to over a million a year! Now that’s a good pay!
  • •A psychiatrist will sit down with peopleindependently and discusses their thoughtsand feelings.• A psychiatrist will later diagnose themwith emotional, mental, or behavioraldisorders if necessary.•Also, if needed they will prescribe medicalor therapeutic treatments. They will keeprecords for government agencies and casefiles if needed once again.
  • Career Cluster and Educational Requirements: •The psychiatrist is in the health and science cluster, and therapeutic services pathway. •A psychiatrist will have to have a high level of reading comp., active listing and learning, writing, speaking, science, critical thinking, and monitoring skills. •Math will also be important but not as necessary. A psychiatrist will have to be licensed.
  • The average annual wage forWages and Outlook: a psychiatrist is about $179,234 and the hourly wage is $86.76. The job openings in Florida are low, but the outlook in Florida is increasing faster than usual, by 18%.
  • Why It interests me:•I want to be a psychiatrist because I would like to help peoplelearn about themselves.• I want to learn why people do the things they do and whatmade them how they are.•I want to learn about the mind and people’s lives and hearabout others. And I would think this job would stay interestingfor a long time.
  • By Magdalena Dobinda
  • A surgeon saves lives everyday. Asurgeon performs surgery to repairinjuries to the human body. Theyalso perform surgery to improvebodily function. They have a lot ofpressure on themselves everydayand only the professionals cantake it. This career is in the healthscience cluster.
  •  For this career you must have: High school degree College degree Pre-Medicine school degree Medicine degree
  •  For this job you need to master the following skills: Reading comprehension Active listening Writing Speaking Mathematics Science Critical thinking Active learning Learning strategies Monitoring.
  •  This career cluster is all about: Planning, managing and providing therapeutic services Diagnostic services Health informatics Support services Biotechnology research and development. It is very difficult but very rewarding
  •  The courses you should take in high school are: 9th Grade- Algebra 1, Civics State History, Language Arts I, Health Science I: Introduction to Health Science. 10th grade: U.S. History, Language Arts II, Health Science II: Health, Safety and Ethics in the Health Environment. 11th grade: Sociology World History, Language Arts III, Health Science III: Employment in Health Occupations. 12th grade: Economics Psychology, Language Arts IV.
  •  The average annual wage for this career is $234,832 in Florida. The job outlook is very good, there is an estimated 61 annual job openings.
  • By: Ashley Felegi
  • A veterinarian is person who is trained and qualifiedto treat injured or sick animals using specificmedications.
  • Veterinarians need a lot of education before they can qualify for thejob.Admission to veterinary school is very competitive. While it isunnecessary to get a bachelor’s degree the students without onehave a lower chance of getting accepted in.All students must have a certain amount of credit hours rangingfrom 45-90 semester hours at an undergraduate level.Applicants must submit test scores from the Graduate RecordExamination, the Veterinary College Admission Test, or the MedicalCollege Admission Test depending on the liking of the college towhich they are applying.Veterinarians need a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from a4-year program at a college of veterinary medicine.Veterinarians are required to be licensed before they can practice.Veterinarians must get a passing grade on the North AmericanVeterinary Licensing Exam.
  • These are the six transferrable skills needed to becomea veterinarian:Diagnosing diseases and disordersGiving injections, drugs, and other medicationsPlanning health care treatmentsResearching life sciencesTreating physical or mental problemsUsing medical or dental instruments to treat patients
  • The occupation of a veterinarian is in the career clusterHealth Science.“Jobs in the health science career cluster involveplanning, managing, and providing diagnostic,therapeutic, supportive, and information and researchservices in health care.”http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/clusters/health.shtml“The Health Science Career Cluster is a cluster of studyintegrating academics, specific health sciencetechnology courses, along with a variety of problem–based and work-based learning opportunities.”http://www.doe.in.gov/octe/health/
  • Veterinary medical colleges typically require applicantsto have taken classes in chemistry, physics, generalbiology, animal biology, animal nutrition, genetics,vertebrate embryology, cellular biology, microbiology,zoology, and systemic physiology.Some programs require calculus while others requireonly statistics, college algebra and trigonometry, or pre-calculus.
  • Our Future Careers from A – Z!