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Defines the top twenty-two careers in sports-related fields, discussing the nature of the work, educational or training requirements, getting started, advancement possibilities, salary, employment outlook, and sources of more information.

Explores various entrepreneurial careers, the skills and education required for them, and related organizations and websites.

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Overview

Defines the top twenty-two careers in sports-related fields, discussing the nature of the work, educational or training requirements, getting started, advancement possibilities, salary, employment outlook, and sources of more information.

Explores various entrepreneurial careers, the skills and education required for them, and related organizations and websites.

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Gr 9 Up-Each guide provides readers with a solid, comprehensive view of the work environments that exist for a wide variety of jobs. In the book on art, for example, interested teens can investigate the worlds of antique and art dealers, fashion designers, illustrators, jewelers, graphic designers, photographers, teachers, and museum curators. Each job gets a thorough treatment, including an overview, a history, training and education requirements, earnings, and outlook. Often, actual practitioners are interviewed for a more in-depth look at the career. The end results are books that give teens a good foundation for understanding a given profession and their possible place within it. Excellent additions to career collections.-Carol Jones Collins, Columbia High School, Maplewood, NJ Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816072958
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2009
  • Series: Careers in Focus Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 208
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Actors 5
Circus Performers 18
Comedians 28
Composers and Arrangers 37
Dancers and Choreographers 49
Disc Jockeys 59
Film and Television Directors 70
Film and Television Extras 81
Magicians 87
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 96
Music Conductors and Directors 110
Musicians 122
Music Journalists 136
Music Video Directors and Producers 144
Pop/Rock Musicians 155
Screenwriters 164
Singers 172
Songwriters 185
Stage Production Workers 195
Stunt Performers 205
Index 213
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