Career Research

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Multimedia Details Title: Career Research
Creator: Tina Hancock and Jennifer Sanders
Submitted By: Tina Hancock, Scottsboro Junior High School, Scottsboro City
School/Organization:

Scottsboro City Schools/  Alabama Virtual Library


Overview:

This podcast was created to demonstrate researching a career using an online resource.  Suggested facts to look for when researching a career are what the job involves, educational requirements and certifications, salary range and how to explore the career.  Using an online resource can make the research easier and faster.


Length: 2:25
Content Areas: Career and Technical Education
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
BMA (7-8) Computer Essentials
9. Utilize research results to determine career and entrepreneurial opportunities, responsibilities, and educational and credentialing requirements in entry-level information technology professions.
BMA (9-12) Business Technology Applications
12. Utilize research results to determine career and entrepreneurial opportunities, responsibilities, and educational and credentialing requirements in commerce and information technology.
  • Determining factors to be considered in developing an effective career plan and procedures for obtaining employment
  • Using terminology commonly associated with commerce and information technology
  • BMA (9-12) Business Essentials
    19. Utilize various forms of communication and technology in the successful pursuit of employment.
    EDT (9-12) Education and Training
    20. Analyze career options, credentials, and entrepreneurial opportunities related to the field of education.
    HUM (8) Teen Connections
    20. Describe career skills needed for the workplace, including time management and teamwork.
    Examples: interview skills, completion of job applications
    HUM (9-12) Parenting
    20. Explain career options related to parenting, parent-child relationships, and services provided to parents.
    HUM (9-12) Life Connections
    3. Develop a career plan, portfolio, and résumé based on personal interests and abilities.
  • Evaluating career paths in relation to personal interests and abilities
  • HUM (9-12) Life Connections
    19. Determine careers related to families as they progress through the life cycle.
    HUM (9-12) Creative Arts
    15. Analyze careers to determine options and entrepreneurial opportunities related to the world of art, art design, and the appropriate design field.
    IT (9-12) Java Programming
    14. Determine career and entrepreneurial opportunities, responsibilities, and educational and credentialing requirements in the Java programming field.