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Career Research Notes

Step 1: Take the Career Cluster Survey


Identify the Career Cluster(s) that best fits your personality, skills and interests by taking the Career Cluster Survey. Download at http://www.21things4students.net/downloads/career_prep/careerclustersurvey_20130608_142357_1.pdf My Top Cluster: Health Science

View the video about your top Career Cluster at Careerinfonet.org Video Name: Pediatricians Video Link: http://wpc.2a70.edgecastcdn.net/002A70/CareerVideos/29-1065.00.flv Citation Information:

Include information about the top Career Cluster that matches your personality/skills/interests in your multi-media presentation.

Additional information I want to include: I absolutely love kids am dive always wanted to be in the the medical field. So what more perfect then a pediatrician?

Step 2: Research your Career Cluster


Visit the CareerShip site at http://mappingyourfuture.org/planyourcareer/careership/index.cfm and search by Career Cluster (using results from your survey above). Locate three possible careers within your cluster, including details about career descriptions, tasks, interests, education, knowledge, skills, and etc. for use in your multi-media presentation.

Category Career Description

Career 1

Career 2 Veterinarian

Career 3 Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics


Perform emergency diagnostic and treatment procedures, such as stomach suction, airway management or heart monitoring, during ambulance ride.

Pediatrician

Tasks

Examine children regularly to assess their growth and development.

Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.

Interests

Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others. Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). Administration and Management, Personnel and Human Resources, Computers and Electronics, Mathematics, Public Safety and Security, Education and Training, English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, Therapy and Counseling, Medicine and

Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others. Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.

Education

Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).

Knowledge

Administration and Management, Personnel and Human Resources, Computers and Electronics, Mathematics, Public Safety and Security, Education and Training, English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, Therapy and Counseling, Medicine and Dentistry

Administration and Management, Personnel and Human Resources, Computers and Electronics, Mathematics, Public Safety and Security, Education and Training, English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, Therapy and

Dentistry

Counseling, Medicine and Dentistry Reading Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Speaking, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Judgment and Decision Making

Skills

Reading Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Speaking, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Judgment and Decision Making

Reading Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Speaking, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Judgment and Decision Making

Other:___________

Step 3: Research Career Outlook


Locate the nature of work, working conditions, education, job outlook, and earnings for your top three careers using the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/ and/or the O*NET Database at http://www.onetonline.org/ Category Nature of Work Career 1 Record data on childrens growth, assign medication, Obverse possible injuries Career 2 Observe and treat injuries, diagnose illness/diseases Career 3 Treat severe injuries, rush to peoples help

Working Conditions

In a doctors office

In a pet recue or Veterinarians office

In a hospital ER section, or possibly in an ambulance

Job Outlook

As long as the worlds population continues to grow, medical facilities and hospitals will need pediatricians.

Employment of veterinarians is expected Employment of EMTs and paramedics to grow 36 percent from 2010 to 2020 is expected to grow by 33 percent from 2010 to 2020

Earnings

$167,470 per year $80.59 per hour

$82,040 per year $39.44 per hour

$30,360 per year $14.60 per hour

Step 4: Compare Your Top Three Careers


Use the Career One-Stop to compare your top three careers. Key the career in the search box, then click the link provided to get more information and view a video. Create a spreadsheet and graph that compares your top three careers on salary. Include the spreadsheet/graph in your multi-media presentation. (Click here for a "Help" document for this task").

Insert a screenshot of your spreadsheet/graph below:

My Future Careers Yearly Wage Information

$200,000 $180,000 $160,000 $140,000 $120,000 $100,000 $80,000 $60,000 $40,000 $20,000 $0 Pediatrician Veteranarian EMT Series 1

Step 5: Create and Share your Multi-Media Presentation


Create a multi-media presentation that includes information from Steps 1-4. Your presentation should include: A. Research gathered from Steps 1-4, including Career Cluster, Top 3, descriptions, skills, nature of work, work conditions, education/skills, job outlook, salary/graph spreadsheet comparison, and etc. B. Citations C. Creative Commons D. Copyright friendly images E. Anything else you feel adds to the presentation's visual appeal Post your presentation to your online presence. NOTE: This presentation may be used in the "Video Creation" Thing.

Web address where I posted my presentation: www.faithpawlowski.weebly.com