Invaluable, straightforward advice for students looking to explore different careers.
The popular What Can I Do Now? series has been thoroughly re-envisioned and boasts a fresh new presentation. Featuring new and revised volumes, this unique series helps students take a proactive, hands-on approach to career exploration and preparation. The revised resources in these books will help students in grades 6 through 12 discover the many ways that they can "test-drive" a career while they are still in school. Each book includes invaluable information on work settings, job outlook, education and training requirements, skill requirements, salary information, and advancement opportunities for 10 careers in a particular field.
Each informative book contains four major parts:
- An overview of the industry
- Profiles of 10 key careers
- Tips on how students can get started on their career path—from starting a school club to writing a newsletter, and more
- Other ways to explore career opportunities—from joining groups to attending summer camps, and more.
These innovative books offer invaluable, straightforward advice in an easy-to-read, accessible format. Students will be encouraged to use books and periodicals, Internet resources, mentors, part-time jobs, scholarship programs, after-school programs, and summer study opportunities to prepare for their future career. The focus on assessment is in keeping with the latest trends.