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Career Day - Elm Place - (2009) -
Answer the following questions to the best of your ability.
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Have you explored/looked into careers that interest you?
Would you be interested in participating in a Career Day event at Elm Place? You would go to hear 6 different speakers talk about/explain their careers. (this would take place during the day... instead of normal classes)
Would you be interested in learning about Careers that you know little or nothing about?
Do you think it is important to be learn about careers that you MIGHT not already know about?
What are your personal strengths / skills and weaknesses? For example: I am good at .....
What careers do you think would fit or match with your personal strengths and skills?
Think of the answers that your wrote above about yourself. Now, look at the list of "CAREER CATEGORIES" below... select the category that most represents that careers that "fit" who you are.
Select the ONE area below that is MOST like what you want to do for a career. Please note that under each "category" you will see multiple careers. These are a sample of careers that fall within each category.
ART / ENTERTAINMENT: Journalism, Actor, Dancer, Fashion Designer, Singer, Writer, Photographer, DJ .
BUSINESS: Accountant, CEO, Stock Trader, Investment Banker, Small Business Owner, Real Estate Developer, Advertising, Media Relations, Communications
ARCHITECTURE: Building design, Real Estate, Interior Design
SCIENCE: Marine Biology, Chemistry, Engineer, Aeronautics, Nanotech Scientist
COMPUTER Technology: Website Design, E-Commerce, Video Game Design, Programming, Graphic Design, Broadcasting Communications,
MEDICINE/HEALTH Services: Physician, Nursing, Veterinarian, Hospital Relations, Social Work, Psychologist
TRADE Professions: Contractor, Auto Mechanic, Plumber, Carpenter, Construction
EDUCATION: Day Care, Teacher, Superintendent, Social Worker, Principal
PERSONAL WELLNESS: Cosmetologist, Hair Dresser, Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, Nutritionist, Beautician, Physical Therapist
FOOD SERVICES: Waitress/Waiter, Restaurant Owner, Public Relations , Chef
ARMED SERVICES: Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard
LAW: Lawyer, Politics, Judge, Police
If you had a hard time selecting just one career category above, explain why.
At this point in your life, what do you think that you will want to do as a career?
7th Grade Science Teacher
Edgewood Middle School