Career Ideas for Teens in Education and Trainingby Diane Lindsey Reeves, Gail Karlitz
What's the most boring question adults ask teens? "So ... what do you want to be when you grow up?" If you're like many teens, your answer might be "I don't know!" It's natural to feel a bit overwhelmed when there are thousands of options available. But now is a great time to start discovering what's out there-as you go through high school and on to the next level.
Whatever your interests and abilities, there's a career out there with your name on it-something that will fulfill and excite you and provide a paycheck too! The Career Ideas for Teens series shows you the many opportunities available and includes questions and activities that will help you to discover your strengths and talents and find out which careers interest you. Among 10 key self-discovery questions asked are: "What Are Your Interests and Strengths?" "What Is Your Work Personality?" "Do You Have the Right Skills?" and "How Can You Find Out What a Career is Really Like?" Activities include the Work Interest Profiler, a test that reveals your work personality and which careers best fit your personality type. Each book contains at least 35 career profiles, each with a career description, relevant organizations and resources, and activity suggestions.
People of all ages require education and training-from students in kindergarten to adults pursuing professional education. With a large portion of today's education employees nearing retirement, the field should experience a significant number of openings in the years to come. Careers profiled in Career Ideas for Teens in Education and Training include: Audiologist, College and university faculty, Cooperative extension agent, Corporate trainer, Education attorney, English as a second language (ESL) instructor, Fitness trainer, Librarian, Preschool teacher, Public health educator, School nurse, Speech-language pathologist, And more.
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