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Section 3.1. Exploring Careers. Back to Table of Contents. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN. Methods for researching careers formally and informally How part-time work experience can help you explore career choices. WHY IT’S IMPORTANT.

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Section 3.1

Exploring Careers

Back to Table of Contents

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Methods for researching careers formally and informally
  • How part-time work experience can help you explore career choices
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WHY IT’S IMPORTANT

Exploring careers will help you find the employment options that best match your interests, values, and personal needs.

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KEY TERMS

  • Internet job services
  • exploratory interview
  • cooperative program
  • job shadowing
  • internship
  • service learning
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Research—It’s Right Before

Your Very Eyes

You can discover what the world of work has to offer by simply keeping your eyes and ears open.

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Informal Career Research

Talk to people you know about their career experience. Just ask a few basic questions.

  • What was your favorite job?
  • What was your least favorite job?

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Informal Career Research

  • What was your most unusual job?
  • How do you like your current job?
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Libraries—Check Them Out

Many libraries have job information centers or career centers.

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Libraries—Check Them Out

Look for these useful resources at the library:

  • Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Guide for Occupational Exploration

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Libraries—Check Them Out

  • Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature
  • Occupational Outlook Quarterly
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Internet Job Services

The World Wide Web offers a wide range of Internet job services designed for job recruitment and career research.

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Internet Job Services

Most Web sites list job opportunities in different industries according to title, key duties, location, and other criteria.

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Exploratory Interviews

Ask your family, friends, neighbors, teachers, and counselors to help you build a list of people who work in careers that you find interesting.

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Exploratory Interviews

After doing some initial research into a career, call the person and arrange an exploratory interview.

An exploratory interview is a short, informal talk with someone who works in a career that appeals to you.

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Exploratory Interviews

Ask questions such as these:

  • How did you start your career?
  • What education and training does this career require?
  • What do you like about your job?
  • What do you do on a typical day at your job?
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Part-Time Work

The most direct way to learn about a career is to work.

If your schedule allows it, working part-time will enable you to observe a career from the inside.

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Work Experience Programs

You may be able to find a part-time job through a vocational educational program.

Such programs give you a chance to learn job skills while you are still in high school.

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Job Shadowing

Job shadowing involves following a worker for a few days on the job.

Job shadowing helps you learn the ropes by watching and listening.

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Volunteering and Internships

Volunteers don’t usually receive a salary, but they are paid in valuable experience.

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Volunteering and Internships

An internship is a more formal position that helps you learn job skills.

Internships require a longer-term commitment than volunteering does.

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Volunteering and Internships

Service learning is offered by many communities and schools.

In such programs, community service—for example, cleaning up a neighborhood —becomes part of your schoolwork.

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Graphic Organizer

3.1

Sources of Career Ideas

PEOPLE

WORK

READING

  • Family
  • Friends
  • Teachers
  • Counselors
  • Neighbors
  • Jobs
  • Internships
  • Volunteering
  • Cooperative
  • Education
  • Job Shadowing
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Internet

Chapter 3 • Researching Careers

Succeeding in the World of Work

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ETHICSin Action

Ethical Attitudes

You and a classmate are volunteering at a local nursing home together as a service learning activity. However, your classmate often arrives late and leaves early, and she frequently works on her homework instead of spending time with the residents.

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ETHICSin Action

Ethical Attitudes

Her excuse is that she doesn’t need to work hard because she is not getting paid.

THINK ABOUT IT

What is your response to your classmate’s attitude?

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SECTION 3.1 REVIEW

Key Concept Checkpoint

Comprehension

Why are talking to people and using media resources called informal methods of researching jobs?

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SECTION 3.1 REVIEW

Key Concept Checkpoint

Comprehension

What kinds of career information can you find in libraries and on the Internet?

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SECTION 3.1 REVIEW

Key Concept Checkpoint

Comprehension

What are some benefits of doing unpaid part-time work?

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SECTION 3.1 REVIEW

Key Concept Checkpoint

Critical Thinking

Why is it important to consider several career options, even if you’re sure of your career choice?

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End of Section 3.1

Exploring Careers

Back to Table of Contents

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