Career Research Template Name Career Title
Project Assignments • Internet Research • Writing Assignment • Interview • Website Resources • Library Assignment • Career Path Chart • Photo Assignment • Outline • Non-Linear PowerPoint
Use the Ohio Career Information Systemhttp://ocis.ode.state.oh.us/loginmain.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fDefault.aspxand the Occupational Outlook Handbook http://stats.bls.gov/oco/home.htm • Create an account on the OCIS website. • Locate articles about a career you are interested in on both of these websites. • Read the article about your career choice. • Summarize the description, statistics, and education required included in the article on the following slides. • Journal your thoughts about the article.
I’m interested in this career because . . . • Write a complete paragraph explaining why you are interested in this particular career on the next slide.
Interview • Conduct an interview with someone who works in this career. • Write questions you will ask. • Schedule an appointment (phone or in person).
Website Search • Search for at least 2 Professional Organizations’ websites related to the career you are interested in. For example, the Ohio Dept. of Education’s Website would be a professional website relating to teaching.
Library Assignment • Locate a book about a person that was important in this career. • Read the book and describe what important role this person played in this field.
Book Title • Person’s Role
Career Path • Draw a chart describing important steps in your path to working in this career. • Include activities you can be involved in as a student, education required, and related job experiences that would be helpful in your chart.
Bibliography • Keep track of the resources you used in the different parts of your research.
Graphics • Include a photo of yourself use the digital camera and a friend to take a photo of yourself. • Collect graphics related to the career.
Career Presentation Outline In Word type an outline to draft the content of your final presentation.
Non-Linear PowerPoint Learn how to use the following features in PowerPoint to make your final Career Presentation • Action Buttons • Custom Animation • Slide Layouts • Auto Date Feature