Directions for Career Power Point
These are the bare bones slides you should include in your 9 slide minimum
You will need to add photos, graphics, and bulleted information to make it
You will use this tool as you present what you learned about yourself, science
careers and your job shadow/interview.
Refer to the checklist at the end of this template.
8th Grade Physical Science Period ___
Describe the results of your NVCIS Career Cluster Inventory
Include the graph of your results.
Focus on your top 4 categories.
Tell what they are.
Use example careers that you identified ( refer to p
2 in packet)
You can include related photos that help you
engage your audience.
What if I became…
This should be an unusual/unknown job you listed from page 2.
You may copy and paste the information you wrote if you kept a digital
notebook. Refer to page 3 & 4 in the packet
Focus on the skills, abilities and preparation that is required for this job.
Highlight how science is used in this career.
Is this a career you would consider or not?
Give 3 reasons why or why not
Job title of person you shadowed/ interviewed
Location of their work: ( hospital, office )
What skills and education are needed to be successful in this
Tell why did you chose this occupation to shadow.
Using the information you read about your job shadow/interview
career, summarize the duties of this career in 3-5 bullets (see p8)
Job shadow highlights
Describe the typical day in this person’s job.
Tell what they like best about their job and what are some of
the challenges too
Describe the training and education that is needed.
How is science a part of their job?
Now I know…
• Share your thoughts on this career after the experience of
the job shadow
• Have you changed your mind about this as a career
• Tell why or why not
Where am I going?
What skills can you gain this year and in High School to help you be
How does science play a role in this future?
Add a picture or two for interest.
Discuss what was learned about oneself and career planning, if the
career interviewed is a good match (why or why not); would you
interview/job shadow the same career if you were to do this project
over (why or why not); what are the next steps for your career
1. Complete all activities in the packet and turn it in on 2/18
2. Include evidence of participation in your power point
presentation. For example, results graph of the career cluster
inventory, photos of the job shadow (with permission),
3. Turn in the Thank You letter with a stamped, pre-addressed
4. Submit the Powerpoint by saving it on the student drive at Pine
using the naming format below. Do this by 2/18
SAVE AS: kaiser(3).(name).symposiumproj.ppt