Career Project I <ul><ul><li>Lawyer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Psychiatrist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Detective (Criminal...
Lawyer <ul><li>Represent clients in a courtroom  </li></ul><ul><li>Present clients’ cases and show evidence to defend them...
Skills & Abilities   <ul><li>Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to what people say during court or in private with clients <...
Knowledge <ul><li>Law and Government – legal codes & court procedures </li></ul><ul><li>English language – grammar, vocabu...
Interests (Holland Code) <ul><li>Enterprising – carry out projects and make decisions  </li></ul><ul><li>Investigative – s...
Related Occupations <ul><li>Criminal Investigator </li></ul><ul><li>Special Agent </li></ul><ul><li>Judge </li></ul><ul><l...
Earnings <ul><li>Median Annual - $110,590  </li></ul><ul><li>Private Practices - $126,080  </li></ul><ul><li>Businesses - ...
Training, Other Qualifications, Advancement   <ul><li>7 years after high school – 4 years of undergraduate school, 3 years...
Employment  <ul><li>759,200 jobs for lawyers in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>26% self employed </li></ul><ul><li>Small number wo...
Psychiatrist <ul><li>Prescribe medications to patients with mental disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Counsel patients during off...
Skills & Abilities <ul><li>Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Give full attention to patients </li></ul><ul><li>Understand why peop...
Knowledge  <ul><li>Human behavior – psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine – be able to diagnose patients correctly </li></...
Interests (Holland Code) <ul><li>Investigative – work with ideas, search for facts, figure out problems mentally </li></ul...
Related  Occupations <ul><li>Psychiatric technician </li></ul><ul><li>Psychiatric aid </li></ul>
Earnings <ul><li>Median Annual - $160,230 </li></ul><ul><li>Median Hourly - $77.04 </li></ul><ul><li>Top paying industry –...
Training, Other Qualifications, & Advancement <ul><li>4 years of undergraduate school </li></ul><ul><li>4 years of medical...
Employment <ul><li>5.2% of physicians involved in psychiatry in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>53% worked in physician offices </l...
Detective (Criminal Investigator) <ul><li>Analyze evidence in labs </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain evidence by interviewing suspe...
Skills & Abilities <ul><li>Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Give full attention to others when they speak </li></ul><ul><li>Talk ...
Knowledge <ul><li>The law – statutes, amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Public safety and security – operations for protecting ...
Interests (Holland Code) <ul><li>Enterprising – start and carry out projects, lead people into making decisions </li></ul>...
Related Occupations <ul><li>Private detectives & investigators </li></ul><ul><li>Police detectives  </li></ul>
Earnings  <ul><li>Median Annual in 2008- $60, 910 </li></ul><ul><li>Highest ten percent of people - $97, 870 </li></ul><ul...
Training, Other Qualifications & Advancement <ul><li>High school degree </li></ul><ul><li>College degree </li></ul><ul><li...
Employment <ul><li>883,600 jobs for police officers and detectives in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>79% employed by local governm...
The career that most interests me… <ul><li>The career that most interests me is psychiatry. This is because I find the min...
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  1. 1. Career Project I <ul><ul><li>Lawyer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Psychiatrist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Detective (Criminal Investigator) </li></ul></ul>By: Whitney Punzone
  2. 2. Lawyer <ul><li>Represent clients in a courtroom </li></ul><ul><li>Present clients’ cases and show evidence to defend them </li></ul><ul><li>Study the law </li></ul><ul><li>Choose jurors and question witnesses </li></ul>
  3. 3. Skills & Abilities <ul><li>Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to what people say during court or in private with clients </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking skills to present information </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiate with people, including settling deals with criminals </li></ul><ul><li>Good judgment and decision making to see both positives and negatives of others’ actions </li></ul><ul><li>Abilities: </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate information in a way people can understand </li></ul><ul><li>Listen and understand ideas and facts presented in court or in private </li></ul><ul><li>Inductive reasoning (finding information from unusual events and piece them together) </li></ul><ul><li>Deductive reasoning (piece together obvious information) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Knowledge <ul><li>Law and Government – legal codes & court procedures </li></ul><ul><li>English language – grammar, vocabulary, word meanings </li></ul><ul><li>Administration & Management – leadership & strategic planning </li></ul><ul><li>Economic & Accounting – banking and reporting financial data </li></ul>
  5. 5. Interests (Holland Code) <ul><li>Enterprising – carry out projects and make decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Investigative – search for facts to come up with a result </li></ul><ul><li>Artistic – follow an easily understood set of directions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Related Occupations <ul><li>Criminal Investigator </li></ul><ul><li>Special Agent </li></ul><ul><li>Judge </li></ul><ul><li>Paralegal </li></ul>
  7. 7. Earnings <ul><li>Median Annual - $110,590 </li></ul><ul><li>Private Practices - $126,080 </li></ul><ul><li>Businesses - $69,100 </li></ul><ul><li>Government - $50,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Clerkships - $48,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Health & life insurance provided </li></ul><ul><li>Salary based on location, type, and size of employer </li></ul>
  8. 8. Training, Other Qualifications, Advancement <ul><li>7 years after high school – 4 years of undergraduate school, 3 years of law school </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s Degree </li></ul><ul><li>Get licensed & pass bar examination </li></ul><ul><li>Several years for advancements (move from a new attorney to a partnership in a firm) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Employment <ul><li>759,200 jobs for lawyers in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>26% self employed </li></ul><ul><li>Small number works in law schools </li></ul><ul><li>Most salaried lawyers hold office in government </li></ul>
  10. 10. Psychiatrist <ul><li>Prescribe medications to patients with mental disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Counsel patients during office visits </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate data from patients to diagnose mental disorders and severity </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct lab tests to find out information on conditions </li></ul>
  11. 11. Skills & Abilities <ul><li>Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Give full attention to patients </li></ul><ul><li>Understand why people react the way they do </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking to convey information to patients, doctors, and patients’ families </li></ul><ul><li>Logic and reasoning to figure out solutions to problems </li></ul><ul><li>Abilities: </li></ul><ul><li>Listen and understand what their patients tell them </li></ul><ul><li>Problem sensitivity to tell if something goes wrong or if something is bothering their patient </li></ul><ul><li>Speech recognition to understand what others tell them </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly to others </li></ul>
  12. 12. Knowledge <ul><li>Human behavior – psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine – be able to diagnose patients correctly </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling/Diagnosing – counsel patients, principles and methods on diagnosing and treating patients </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology – group behaviors and social trends in a community </li></ul>
  13. 13. Interests (Holland Code) <ul><li>Investigative – work with ideas, search for facts, figure out problems mentally </li></ul><ul><li>Social – communicate with people </li></ul><ul><li>Artistic – follow work without a clear set of rules </li></ul>
  14. 14. Related Occupations <ul><li>Psychiatric technician </li></ul><ul><li>Psychiatric aid </li></ul>
  15. 15. Earnings <ul><li>Median Annual - $160,230 </li></ul><ul><li>Median Hourly - $77.04 </li></ul><ul><li>Top paying industry – nursing care facilities ($199,910 annually) </li></ul>
  16. 16. Training, Other Qualifications, & Advancement <ul><li>4 years of undergraduate school </li></ul><ul><li>4 years of medical school </li></ul><ul><li>3-8 years of internship and residency </li></ul><ul><li>In medical school – spend first 2 years taking classes on: </li></ul><ul><li>Anatomy </li></ul><ul><li>Biochemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Physiology </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul>
  17. 17. Employment <ul><li>5.2% of physicians involved in psychiatry in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>53% worked in physician offices </li></ul><ul><li>19% were employed by hospitals </li></ul>
  18. 18. Detective (Criminal Investigator) <ul><li>Analyze evidence in labs </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain evidence by interviewing suspects </li></ul><ul><li>Look at records to determine links in chains of evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Testify in court about criminal activities </li></ul>
  19. 19. Skills & Abilities <ul><li>Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Give full attention to others when they speak </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to others in an understanding way </li></ul><ul><li>Persuade people to change their minds </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness of why people act the way they do </li></ul><ul><li>Abilities: </li></ul><ul><li>Inductive reasoning – piece together information that doesn’t seem to go together </li></ul><ul><li>Oral comprehension – listen and understand people when they speak </li></ul><ul><li>Deductive reasoning – apply rules together so they make sense </li></ul><ul><li>Near vision – see details closely </li></ul>
  20. 20. Knowledge <ul><li>The law – statutes, amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Public safety and security – operations for protecting people </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology – for interviewing suspects </li></ul><ul><li>English language – meanings of words and grammar </li></ul>
  21. 21. Interests (Holland Code) <ul><li>Enterprising – start and carry out projects, lead people into making decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Investigative – use thinking to figure out problems and find out facts </li></ul>
  22. 22. Related Occupations <ul><li>Private detectives & investigators </li></ul><ul><li>Police detectives </li></ul>
  23. 23. Earnings <ul><li>Median Annual in 2008- $60, 910 </li></ul><ul><li>Highest ten percent of people - $97, 870 </li></ul><ul><li>Middle fifty percent of people - $41, 930- $81,490 </li></ul><ul><li>Lowest ten percent of people - $36,500 </li></ul>
  24. 24. Training, Other Qualifications & Advancement <ul><li>High school degree </li></ul><ul><li>College degree </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign languages </li></ul><ul><li>Physical education (to build stamina) </li></ul><ul><li>21 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Physical examinations </li></ul>
  25. 25. Employment <ul><li>883,600 jobs for police officers and detectives in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>79% employed by local governments </li></ul><ul><li>11% employed by police agencies </li></ul>
  26. 26. The career that most interests me… <ul><li>The career that most interests me is psychiatry. This is because I find the mind really interesting. I always wonder why people act the way that they do, and if I become a psychiatrist, I’m able to study peoples’ behaviors to figure out how to help them; I love helping people. Also, becoming a psychiatrist takes a lot of hard work, and I like to be able to do all of that work and have it paid off in the end with a high salary that will be used to provide for my family. </li></ul>Psychiatry

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