Careers assignment

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Careers assignment

  1. 1. Your Career A PowerPoint presentation for Grade 8
  2. 2. Slide 1 <ul><li>Your Chosen Profession (15 points) - Describe the profession in which you would like to work (1 paragraph or a few sentences). A “profession” is a vocation or career that requires a specific body of knowledge or skills. Is there a professional organization that represents people who work in your desired career? If so, what is it (name and web page)? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Slide 2 <ul><li>What are some typical tasks for this occupation (list 3)? (10 points) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Slide 3 <ul><li>Educational Goal (10 points) - What degree, minor, certificates, and/or specific training do you need for this career? Write a few sentences to clearly describe the educational plans needed for this career. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Slide 4 <ul><li>What are the working conditions? (10 points) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Slide 5 <ul><li>What are some similar occupations? (10 points) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Slide 6 <ul><li>What are the average earnings? (10 points) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Slide 7 <ul><li>What is the job outlook ? Are there lots of openings for this type of work? Example: stable, decreasing, increasing etc. (5 points) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Slide 8 <ul><li>What high school courses are recommended that you take? Print out this page. What is the highest level math suggested? (15 points) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Slide 9 <ul><li>What will you do to prepare for this career? (15 points) </li></ul>

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