ERIC Number: ED137610
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Careers in the Humanities. A Student Guidebook.
Workman, Jean; Hansen, Mary Lewis
One of six student guidebooks in a series of 11 arts and humanities career exploration guides for grade 7-12 teachers, counselors, and students, this student book on exploration of humanities careers presents career information on 13 specific occupational areas: (1) Educators, (2) Historians and Archivists, (3) Anthropologists, (4) Economists, (5) Geographers, (6) Political Scientists, (7) Sociologists, (8) Language Occupations, (9) Lawyers, Judges, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, and Court Reporters, (10) Museum Workers, (11) Philosophers, (12) Occupations in Religion, and (13) Special Librarians. An introductory chapter gives a general overview of humanities occupations: definitions, skills needed, education required, job settings, and problems. Each chapter on a specific area includes general discussion of the field and what people in that field do, description of personality characteristics and interests that are appropriate, education required, types of employers, job forecasts, typical problems and rewards, and sources of further information. Appended is a chart listing nearly 200 humanities occupations with their corresponding functions or skills and level of educational preparation necessary. (JT)
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Humanities, Instructional Materials, Language, Laws, Museums, Occupational Information, Occupations, Philosophy, Political Science, Professional Occupations, Religion, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Sociology, Special Libraries
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-080-01649-4, $2.45)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Research and Demonstration.
Authoring Institution: Technical Education Research Center, Cambridge, MA.
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