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ERIC Number: ED363722
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 65
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Gear Up for Your Future. Career Information for Middle School Students. Career Cruiser.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
This booklet contains information, activities, and interest inventories designed to encourage middle school students to begin thinking about career options and the educational requirements of various occupations. The following topics are covered: the importance of beginning career planning while still in middle school, the relationship between study and work skills, the concept of career ladders, steps in developing a career path, job interviews, sex stereotyping and occupations, and entrepreneurship. Also included are a series of tables summarizing the beginning annual earnings and education level and course requirements of 58 occupations grouped into the following interest areas: artistic, scientific, nature, authority, mechanical, industrial, business detail, persuasive, accommodating, humanitarian, social/business, and physical performing. An environmental crossword puzzle and list of basic steps in the decision-making process conclude the booklet. (MN)
Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.