ERIC Number: ED358262
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Career Information for Middle Schools. Preview 88. Black & White.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
This publication provides career information for middle school students on 266 different kinds of jobs. Each job is described in a four-page format that provides the following information: brief overview, background on what it is like to have that career, earnings/salary, hours of work, preparation for this job, helpful high school courses, other training, characteristics/behaviors/attitudes/special qualifications required by the job, additional hints or information, future outlook, and source(s) for additional information. Representative jobs are as follows: accountant, actor/actress, pilot, anesthesiologist, radio and television announcer, therapist, heavy equipment operator, audiologist, auto mechanic, baker, bartender, biophysicist, boilermaker, bookkeeper, bricklayer, carpenter, cartoonist, mason, child day care worker, chiropractor, engineer, clergy member, clerk typist, computer operator, counselor, dental assistant, physician, dietitian, disc jockey, drafter, economist, emergency medical technician, farmer, fire fighter, garbage collector, geologist, home economist, horticulturist, hotel clerk, teacher, janitor, lawyer, librarian, rancher, machinist, manager, marine surveyor, material handler, midwife, nurse, oceanographer, parking lot attendant, pharmacist, pipe fitter, police officer, programmer, recreation leader, sales agent, sandblaster, sociologist, sound mixer, statistician, systems analyst, taxidermist, teller, tool and die maker, translator, upholsterer, watch repairer, and yard coupler. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Careers, Employment Potential, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Job Skills, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Occupational Information, Occupations, Talent, Training, Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Interests
Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.