ERIC Number: ED337648
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Explore Your Future: Careers in the Natural Gas Industry.
American Gas Association, Arlington, VA. Educational Services.
This career awareness booklet provides information and activities to help youth prepare for career and explore jobs in the natural gas industry. Students are exposed to career planning ideas and activities; they learn about a wide variety of industry jobs, what workers say about their jobs, and how the industry operates. Five sections are included: (1) "This Booklet Will Help You Explore Careers in the Natural Gas Industry"; (2) "Introducing America's Natural Gas Industry"; (3) "Working in the Natural Gas Industry"; (4) "Meet Some Gas Industry People"; and (5) "Now Take Action! You Make Decisions on These Two Simulations". The two simulations are "Assign Production Workers to Their Tasks" and "Keep Transmission and Distribution Jobs Filled." An appendix, "Appropriate Responses for Simulations," is included. In section three, 19 jobs are profiled: accountant; clerk typist; computer programmer/analyst; credit investigator; customer service representative; construction equipment operator; consumer affairs representative; dispatcher; drafting technician; editorial representative (writer); engineer; governmental affairs manager; lawyer; leakage inspector; maintenance worker; marketing representative; meter reader; personnel manager; and rate engineer. (NLA)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Exploration, Case Studies, Fuels, High Schools, Occupational Information, Paraprofessional Personnel, Professional Occupations, Simulation, Utilities
American Gas Association, 1515 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209 (AGA catalog no. N00610).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Gas Association, Arlington, VA. Educational Services.