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Career clusters

  1. 1. What do you want to be…
  2. 2. MIDDLE SCHOOL Is the perfect time to:  Explore your interests and abilities  Learn what career options are out there  Plan what courses you should take in high school to prepare for your career choices
  3. 3. The US Department of Education has developed what they call to help students do career planning
  4. 4. The purpose of this presentation is to introduce you to these 16 career clusters
  5. 5. The 16 Career Clusters Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Education & Training Hospitality & Tourism Manufacturing Architecture & Construction Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Business, Management & Administration Finance Government & Public Administration Health Science Human Services Information Technology Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Marketing, Sales & Service Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Transportation, Distribution & Logistics as defined by the US Dept of Ed
  6. 6. Do you…  Have a green thumb  Like working with plants and animals  Enjoy working outside ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  7. 7. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  8. 8. Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources This career deals with: The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, and other plant and animal products. Jobs in this area include: * Mining * Animal breeder * Food scientist * Environmental engineer * Greenhouse manager * Farm manager * Animal trainer Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  9. 9. Do you…  Like making designs or models  Enjoy beautiful and historic buildings  Like working with plans and blueprints ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  10. 10. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  11. 11. Architecture & Construction This career deals with: Preparing individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the constructing, inspecting, and maintaining of structures and related properties. Jobs in this area include: * Architect * Electrician •Surveyor •Heavy equipment Operator * Carpenter * Plumber * Brick Mason Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  12. 12. Do you…  Have an interest in TV, film or radio  Like to perform music  Have a talent for writing  Like to work with technology ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  13. 13. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  14. 14. Arts, A/V Technology & Communications This career deals with: designing, producing, performing, writing and publishing multimedia content. Jobs in this area include: * Audio designer * Musician * Cable TV engineer * Journalist * Animator * Actor * Broadcaster Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  15. 15. Do you…  Like working with numbers  See yourself as a natural leader  Have a talent for organizing and planning  Have precision, responsibility and creativity Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml ?
  16. 16. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  17. 17. Business, Management & Administration This career deals with: organizing, directing, performing and evaluating business operations. It also prepares individuals to plan and execute the buying, selling, promotion, and distribution of ideas, goods, and services. Jobs in this area include: * Accountant * Human resource manager •Administrative assistant •Sales Clerk * Receptionist * Interviewer * Marketing manager Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  18. 18. Do you…  Enjoy teaching others  Feel comfortable with public speaking  Have creativity  Enjoy working with children or teenagers ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  19. 19. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  20. 20. Education & Training This career deals with: planning, managing and providing education and training services. Jobs in this area include: * Elementary teacher * High school teacher •Principal •School librarian * Child care worker * College professor •Physical trainer •Corporate trainer Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  21. 21. Do you…  Enjoy working with numbers  Do well in math  Have an interest in the stock market  Feel confident handling other people’s money ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  22. 22. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  23. 23. Finance This career deals with: providing services for financial and investment planning, banking insurance, and business financial management. Jobs in this area include: •Credit analyst * Loan officer * Tax preparer * Stockbroker * Financial advisor * Insurance agent Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  24. 24. Do you…  Value public service  Have an interest in government and politics  Like to work overseas  Have an interest in joining the military ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  25. 25. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  26. 26. Government & Public Administration This career deals with: providing government legislative and administrative services including National Security, foreign service and revenue and taxation at federal, state and local levels. Jobs in this area include: * IRS agent * Foreign service officer * Bank examiner * Cryptologist * Intelligence agent * Soldier or sailor * Legislator Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  27. 27. Do you…  Enjoy helping people feel better  Have an interest in medicine or dentistry  Like science classes  Have an excellent memory ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  28. 28. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  29. 29. Health Science This career deals with: providing diagnostic, therapeutic, supportive and research services in health care. Jobs in this area include: * Optometrist * Chiropractor * Pharmacist •Medical records administrator •Hospital Administrator * Biostatistician * Hygienist •Paramedic Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  30. 30. Do you…  Enjoy traveling  Enjoy dining in restaurants  Like to cook  Want to help other people enjoy themselves ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  31. 31. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  32. 32. Hospitality & Tourism This career deals with: providing lodging, food, recreation, organizing conventions and travel-related services. They provide services related to human needs and wants (i.e. travel, recreation, amusement, entertainment, etc.) Jobs in this area include: * Travel agent * Hotel manager * Waiter or waitress * Chef * Lifeguard * Recreation director •Catering manager •Professional athlete Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  33. 33. Do you…  Enjoy helping other people  Have sympathy for people in unfortunate situations  Like to help people feel and look better  Enjoy shopping and organizing parties Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml ?
  34. 34. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  35. 35. Human Services This career deals with: helping families and tending to human needs. Jobs in this area include: * Wedding consultant * Massage therapist * Social worker * Food pantry organizer * Dietician * Counselor •Home care aide •Interior designer Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  36. 36. Do you…  Enjoy working with computers  Have a fascination for technology  Do well in math  Create your own computer program or video game ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  37. 37. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  38. 38. Information & Technology This career deals with: the design, development, support and management of computer networking, programming, digital media, support services and web design. Jobs in this area include: * Network administrator * Web designer * Data analyst * Technical writer * Software engineer * Programmer * Digital media specialist Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  39. 39. Do you…  Want to be a firefighter or police officer  Have respect for the law  Like to help people  Think it would be exciting to work in a courtroom ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  40. 40. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  41. 41. Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security This career deals with: providing judicial, legal and protective services/homeland security. Jobs in this area include: * Firefighter * Police officer * Corrections officer * Lawyer * Judge * Warden * Security guard Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  42. 42. Do you…  Enjoy creating or designing things  Do well at visualizing concepts and ideas  Like to work in a factory  Have good manual dexterity ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  43. 43. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  44. 44. Manufacturing This career deals with: Preparing individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the production, maintenance, assembly, or repair of products. Jobs in this area include: * Factory production worker * Welder * Electrical equipment installer * Quality control technician * Instrument maker * Sheet metal worker Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  45. 45. Do you…  Love shopping  See yourself as a salesperson  Want to run your own business  Enjoy creating advertisements or public relations campaigns Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml ?
  46. 46. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  47. 47. Marketing, Sales & Service This career deals with: Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives such as brand management, professional sales, merchandising, marketing communications and market research. Jobs in this area include: * Distribution manager * Small business owner * Door-to-door salesperson * Food products salesperson Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml * Marketing manager * Sales supervisor * Retail salesperson
  48. 48. Do you…  Enjoy science  Do well in math  Enjoy building and fixing things  Want to find answers to questions ? Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  49. 49. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  50. 50. Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics This career deals with: providing scientific research and professional technical services including laboratory and testing services and research and development. Jobs in this area include: * Physicist * Biologist * Mechanical engineer * Statistician * Electrical engineer * Nuclear technician •Astronomer •Meteorologist Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  51. 51. Do you…  Like to fly planes, drive trucks, or pilot ships  Have good eyesight and quick reflexes  Have good ability at solving problems  Understand mechanics Interest questions found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml ?
  52. 52. Maybe a career in This career cluster icon is being used with permission of the: States’ Career Initiative, 2007, www.career clusters.org is right for you.
  53. 53. Transportation, Distribution & Logistics This career deals with: the planning, management, and movement of people, materials and goods by road, air, rail and water. Jobs in this area include: * Aircraft mechanic * Airline pilot * Bus driver * Locomotive engineer * Ship captain * Truck driver * Civil engineer Career description and jobs possibilities found at Glencoe Online Career Cluster Series http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml
  54. 54. So, what do you think? Did you see something of interest? The possibilities are endless
  55. 55. Take some time this year  Explore  Complete interest and ability inventories  Go on our CHOICES Career Program  Ask questions of adults you come in contact with  GOOGLE!!
  56. 56. The Internet has a Wealth of Information Use It The following 2 websites were used as resources for this presentation www.career clusters.org http://www.glencoe.com/sec/careers/cclusters/student/introclusters.shtml Use these links to get started on your Career Search

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