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What Can I Do Now? gives students the information and advice they need to take a hands-on approach to career exploration and preparation. With the do-it-yourself resources provided in each volume, students can discover the many ways to test-drive a career while they are still in school. Listed in each volume are summer camps, school clubs, and after-school programs; books, periodicals, and Internet resources; scholarship programs and study opportunities; volunteer opportunities, internships, and part-time jobs; ...

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Overview

What Can I Do Now? gives students the information and advice they need to take a hands-on approach to career exploration and preparation. With the do-it-yourself resources provided in each volume, students can discover the many ways to test-drive a career while they are still in school. Listed in each volume are summer camps, school clubs, and after-school programs; books, periodicals, and Internet resources; scholarship programs and study opportunities; volunteer opportunities, internships, and part-time jobs; professional associations and mentors; and much more. An industry overview provides a broad introduction to the field. Each book profiles 10 popular careers, with information on work settings, job outlook, education and training, skill requirements, earnings, and advancement opportunities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816072996
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Series: Careers in Focus Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,000,467
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Section 1 What Do I Need to Know About the Legal Field? 5

Section 2 Careers 15

Court Reporters 16

Elder Law Attorneys 28

Intellectual Property Lawyers 39

Judges 50

Lawyers 58

Legal Nurse Consultants 69

Legal Secretaries 79

Paralegals 87

Prosecutors 97

Public Defenders 106

Section 3 Do It Yourself 117

Section 4 What Can I Do Right Now? 125

Get Involved 126

Read a Book 161

Surf the Web 170

Ask for Money 177

Look to the Pros 184

Index 193

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