This resource challenges students to focus and strategize to find the hidden labor related vocabulary words in this interactive word search puzzle. Words disappear from the list once they are located and students can click on a word from the list to locate it if they are stumped. Attention to detail and strategizing are the skills practiced.
In this resource students are asked, "What are you interested in?" A variety of subjects are listed for them to select and a menu of associated careers in order for students to make connections between their interests and employment opportunities. Once a students clicks on their career choice the Occupational Outlook Handbook page for that occupation appears providing them with details about pay, education requirements, number of jobs, etc.
This resource provides an overview of different types of careers for music lovers. The first section profiles several occupations that involve music. The second section describes how you can prepare for a music-related career. The third section details some of the highs and lows of working in music. Employment, wages, and outlook are also reviewed.
This interactive crossword puzzle challenges students to recognize and/or identify vocabulary words associated with the workplace.
This resource provides an article that covers some career options in international preparation. This information is relevant for students interested in designing a career plan concerning travel. The first section of the article describes some of the services international preparation workers provide and the occupations related to those services. The second section explains how to prepare for jobs in international preparation-and what to expect.
This resource reviews the various characteristics of a hospital as well as the functions, organization, and management of the hospital business. It reviews the careers that are available that are not commonly considered "health care careers". The activity requires students to organize a new hospital that includes different departments.
This resource provides an article that reviews how math factors into careers. The first section talks about some of the ways workers use math in the workplace. The second section focuses on three occupations that use math: cryptologists, health data analysis, and math teachers. A third section highlights reasons why workers enjoy their math-related careers. This information will assist students interested in math in designing a career plan.
Networking is an important skill. Students will do a series of activities that focus on the process of networking and its relevance and importance to career development. Students will learn about taking initiative and overcoming fear, informational interviewing, as well as potential guidelines to consider when using social networks.
This resource provides an interactive map of the United States that provides information about the unemployment rate change for a select period of time for each state. State and local governments use these estimates for planning and budgetary purposes and to determine the need for local employment and training services. Individuals use this data to assess localized labor market developments and make comparisons across areas.
The objectives of this lesson include teaching students about professionalism in the work place and respecting and accepting the differences of others. Activites include discussions about sterotyping, diversity and cultural differences in the work place, peceptions of others. Scenarios are provided to lead the discussions.
This resource highlights the importance of students interested in STEM careers taking as much science and math in high school as possible. The varied STEM occupations are reviewed as well as earnings, education requirements, and job prospects. These tech-savvy workers are responsible for faster aircraft, bolder video games, and better medicines to name a few. Professional STEM organizations are listed.
This resource is an article that provides a game plan for a career as a sport professional. It tackles the occupations of athlete, coach and instructor, sports officials, trainers, scouts and related workers. The occupations are described by the nature of their work, working conditions, employment and outlook, earnings, qualifications, and training requirements.
Today's youth have never known a world without the Internet. Online social networking allows people to keep up with current friends and make new ones. This resource reviews the advantages and the risks of social networking and the implications this can have when one starts to apply to colleges or look for jobs. Student activities are included for students to consider their online image.
This resource is an article covering career options in video game development. The first section provides an overview of the development process. The second section describes four groups of video game occupations. The third section covers the skills and training workers need for these jobs.
This resource is a article that describes the trend of increasing the diversity of the workforce. It focuses on three occupations-registered nurses, teachers, and lawyers to describe how diversity is both a reality and benefit at work.