January 17th, 2013: My Career…What do I want to be…

Do Now: What do I want to be when I get older?  Because…

Objectives:

Students will read to gain knowledge.

Students will research possible careers to learn what you want to be and how you can get there.

Today’s Assignment:

Pick a career that you might be interested in. 

Visit the following website:

Occupational Handbook

On the above page you will need to find a career you might be interested in.  You will find the following topics about each of the careers.  Write a summary of each section in a new blog post.

1) Nature of the Work: (what you will be doing in the job)

2) Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement: (what you need to do to get into this career)

3) Employment: (where you will work)

4) Job Outlook: (meaning what things look like for the future)

5) Earnings and Wages: (how much you can expect to make in this career field)

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52 thoughts on “January 17th, 2013: My Career…What do I want to be…

  1. My Father is a powerful, strong , man who stand up for hisself. No , my father do not live in the same household as me .I feel like my father hasn’t been there for me since i was a child and doesnt really provide for me . Also, he stillnot trying to make an effort to come around or be a father even though its kind of too late. Yes, there are other people in life that are like a father to me like my stepdad and there are other people too but there not males . They are my granny , auntie , and mother . I say these people because i feel like they were here for me and provided and loved me like i should have been and took me in when they didnt have too.

  2. When I grow up I want to get into construction management and minor in business management. I also want to invest in real estate. Get married. Have a family!

  3. When I get older I would like to become the person that will change the rules in the NBA because I feel like the rules they have is unfair. Like when they call files on people for no reason.

  4. I want to major in business administration because I want to first go through the business field and climb my way to the top so later on in life so I can to own my own business.

  5. 1) Nature of Work-Musicians and singers held about 176,200 jobs in 2010. They often perform in settings such as concert halls, arenas, and clubs. They often work in religious organizations and performing arts companies. In 2010, 43 percent of musicians and singers were self-employed.
    They may spend a lot of time traveling between performances. Some spend time in recording studios. There are many jobs in cities that have a high concentration of entertainment and recording activities, such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Nashville.

    2) Training/qualifications-Discipline. Talent is not enough for most musicians and singers to find employment in this field. They must constantly practice and seek to improve their technique, style, and performances.

    Musical talent. Professional musicians or singers must have superior musical abilities.

    People skills. Musicians and singers need to work well with a variety of people, such as agents, music producers, conductors, and other musicians. Good people skills are helpful in building good working relationships.

    Perseverance. Auditioning for jobs can be a frustrating process because it may take many different auditions to get hired. Musicians and singers need determination and perseverance to continue to audition after receiving many rejections.

    Physical stamina. Musicians and singers who play in concerts or in nightclubs and those who tour must be able to endure frequent travel and irregular performance schedules.

    3) Employment-Rehearsals and recording sessions are commonly held during business hours, but live performances are most often at night and on weekends.

    4) Job outlook-Employment of musicians and singers is expected to grow by 10 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Expected growth will be due to increases in demand for musical performances.

    5) Earnings-The median hourly wage of musicians and singers was $22.39 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $8.50, and the top 10 percent earned more than $60.02.

  6. I don’t have to get older to tell everyone what I want to become I’m working on my dream/carrier now. I’m going to college to take up a business and then I’m going to take up a trade after college and do computer technology while still doing music on the side.

  7. I choose the career to become a occpational therapists. I need to get a master degree in therapy. I will work in a office of physical or a hospital. I believe this job will last forever because a lot of people hurt them selfs and they will need rehab to help them get better. This career make 72,320 per year and make 34,77 per hour.

  8. Work environment: Athletes and sports competitors held about 16,500 jobs in 2010. More than half were employed in the spectator sports industry.

    Training qualification:Attend scheduled practices and training sessions to develop their skills
    Exercise and practice under the direction of coaches, sports instructors, or athletic trainers.

    Employment: Coaching/scouting,fitness training.

    Earrings and wages:
    Quick Facts: Athletes and Sports Competitors
    2010 Median Pay $43,740 per year
    Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent
    Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
    On-the-job Training Long-term on-the-job training
    Number of Jobs, 2010 16,500
    Job Outlook, 2010-20 22% (Faster than average)
    Employment Change, 2010-20

  9. 1) Nature of the Work: Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.

    2) Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement: Financial managers must usually have a bachelor’s degree and more than 5 years of experience in another business or financial occupation, such as loan officer, accountant, auditor, securities

    3) Employment: Financial managers work in many places, including banks and insurance companies. Most financial managers work full time, and many work long hours

    4) Job Outlook: 2010-20 9% slower than average

    5) Earnings and Wages: 103,910 per year
    49.50 per year

  10. Nature of the work: Pharmacists are to prescribe medications and offer advice on their safe use.

    Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement: Requirements are to have a Doctor of Pharmacy, a four year professional degree.

    Employment: Pharmacists will work in several places such as drug stores, grocery stores, hospitals, or clinics.

    Job Outlook: Expected to increase 25% from 2010 to 2020.

    Earnings and Wages:$111,570 ; 53.64 per hour

  11. 1)when I grow up I will be a teacher for little kids.
    2)graduate from collage
    3) In an elementary school
    4) things in the future look pretty good
    5)72.320 per year and 34.77 per week

  12. What Forensic Science Technicians Do : Walk through the scene to determine what and how evidence should be collected
    Take photographs of the crime scene and evidence
    Make sketches of the crime scene
    Keep written notes of their observations and findings, such as the location and position of evidence as it is found
    Collect all relevant physical evidence, including weapons, fingerprints, and bodily fluids

    Work places : Police departments
    Crime laboratories
    Morgues
    Medical examiner/coroner offices

    To be one : The educational requirements for crime scene investigators vary by employer. Forensic science technicians need a bachelor’s degree to work in crime labs. Extensive amounts of on-the-job training are required for both those who investigate crime scenes and those who work in labs.

    Crime scene investigators work staggered day, evening, or night shifts and may have to work overtime because they must always be available to collect evidence. Technicians working in laboratories usually work a standard workweek, although they may have to be on call outside of normal business hours if they are needed to work immediately on a crime scene.

    The pay is : $82,990.

  13. When I Am Older I Would Like To Be An Actress !!!

    Nature Of Work: An Actress Entertains, Informs, & Persuade Others.

    Requirements: You Don’t Have To, But It Will Be Helpful To Have A Bachelors Degree.

    Employment: An Actress Works In Multiple Places, But Mostly Theaters.

    Job Outlook: Growth Rate Is 14% From 2010-2020

    Wages & Earnings: $22.47 Per Hour

  14. I would take up a job as a multimedia artist and animator. The pay is good per year I would be making $58,510. I would be making cartoon characters such thing like spongebob. I will be working in a studio. I will earn $28.13 per hour.

  15. 1.Nature of work police dispatcher responding to emergency,determine the appropriate action when people call for help.

    2.training, other Qualification,and advanced ability to multitask,empathy,leadership skill, listening skills,and problem solving skills.

    3. Employment I would be working in a communication center called public answering point.

    4.favorable opportunities are expected,largely due to job opening arising from the Need to replace worker who transfer to other occupation of who leave the occupation.

    5. Earning and wages: the lowest is 10% earned $22,310 and the top 10% earned more than $ 54,350

  16. Veterinarians often work long hours. Some work nights or weekends, and they may have to respond to emergencies outside of scheduled work hours. About 1 in 4 veterinarians worked more than 50 hours per week in 2010.

    The things that veterinarians do are examine animals to diagnose their health problems, treat and dress wounds.Peform surgery on animals test for vaccinate agains diseases, operate medical equipment such as x-ray, machines, advise animal owners about general care.

    In order to become a veterinarians you have to have license. Licensing requirement vary by state for you education veterinarians must complete doctor of veteriarary medicine (D.V.M.orV.M.D) degree at an accredited college of veterinary medicine it take 4 years to complete it in college

    The median annual wage of veterinarians was $82,040 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $49,910, and the top 10 percent earned more than $145,230.

  17. 1. I will be risking my life everyday to keep my area safe.
    2. I will need to be in shape physically and mentally and I need a high school diploma.
    3. I will work where ever they tell me to work.
    4. Things will look pretty good.
    5. 55 thousand a year….26 a month…

    • I want to be a police officer…..

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  18. 1.when i grow up i want to be a Veterinarian to help little animals live
    2.need to grauate with a doctoral degree
    3.give the animals check up’s and give them shots
    4.36% from 2010-2020
    5.i will earn $ 82,040 per year and $ 39.44 a hour

  19. 1) Nature of the Work: (what you will be doing in the job)
    defense
    2) Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement: (what you need to do to get into this career)
    a bachelors degree a master degree and a high school diploma
    3) Employment: (where you will work)
    in the ocrts
    4) Job Outlook: (meaning what things look like for the future)
    i dont knoe yet
    5) Earnings and Wages: (how much you can expect to make in this career field)112,760

  20. Computer Programmer
    1.(Nature of the work)
    What will I be doing in the job is write code create software programs I also would turn the program deigns created by software developers and engineers into constructions that a computer can follow.
    2.(Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement)
    Most computer programmers have a bachelor’s degree; however, some employers hire workers with an associate’s degree. Most programmers specialize in a few programming languages.
    3.(Employment)
    ITT or in some computer programming comanpy
    4.(Job Outlook)
    Employment of computer programmers is expected to increase 12 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Since computer programming can be done from anywhere in the world, companies often hire programmers in countries that have lower wages.
    5.(Earnings and Wages)
    $71,380 per year
    $34.32 per hour

  21. Nature of the work: Pharmacists are to prescribe medications and offer advice on their safe use.

    Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement: Requirements are to have a Doctor of Pharmacy, a four year professional degree.

    Employment: Pharmacists will work in several places such as drug stores, grocery stores, hospitals, or clinics, also labs.

    Job Outlook: Expected to increase 25% from 2010 to 2020.

    Earnings and Wages:$111,570 ; 53.64 per hour.

  22. If the NBA doesn’t work out, which more than likely it won’t. I’m going to be be something with the law, probably a cop. They get paid a fair amount of money, and it just seems like a career I would be interested in. I will be saving the world, helping others and trying to keep positive in the community I work in. I need to go to college and get an associates degree so I can have a higher chance in getting the job, and not have a bad background record either. I expect to make around $50,000 a year or at leat over $40,000 a year. I feel this would be a great career for me to pursue.

  23. Job outlook;Employment of police and detectives is expected to grow by 7 percent from 2010 to 2020, slower than the average for all occupations. Continued demand for public safety will lead to new openings for officers in local departments; however, both state and federal jobs may be more competitive.

  24. When I grow up I want to be a mechanic because I love working on cars and motorcycles. And I also want to own my own business.

  25. When I grow up I want to be a mechanic because I love working on cars and motorcycles and I also want to own my own business.

  26. When I grow up I won’t to be a police offer because my grandpa was a police offer and ever seance I was a little boy I wanted to be police offer.

  27. 1.)Computer technician…… I will be fixing and servicing computers in business and homes if needed.
    2.) Two or more years of college and training in the area you want to go in to.
    3.) I could start my own business or join with c company or store That service computers
    4.) Computers tech are high need because computers can’t fix themselves so someone has to
    5.) About 480000.00 a year

  28. I would take up a job as a multimedia artist and animator. The pay is good per year I would be making $58,510. I would be making cartoon characters such thing like family guy. I will be working in a studio. I will earn $28.13 per hour.

  29. Nature of work: I want to major in management analysts. They propose ways to improve an organization effeciency. They advise managers on how to make organizations.

    Training and other qualifications: To be qualified for this career, I must have a masters degree in business administration.

    Employment: They usually work in their offices and their client sites.

    Job outlook: In the business administration career , there will be more competitive. Growth will be more stronger in this career.

    Earning and Wages: The annual wages for a management analysts is $76,160. The earnings is less than $43,900

  30. What Forensic Science Technicians Do : Walk through the scene to determine what and how evidence should be collected
    Take photographs of the crime scene and evidence
    Make sketches of the crime scene
    Keep written notes of their observations and findings, such as the location and position of evidence as it is found
    Collect all relevant physical evidence, including weapons, fingerprints, and bodily fluids

    Work places : Police departments
    Crime laboratories
    Morgues
    Medical examiner/coroner offices

    To be one : The educational requirements for crime scene investigators vary by employer. Forensic science technicians need a bachelor’s degree to work in crime labs. Extensive amounts of on-the-job training are required for both those who investigate crime scenes and those who work in labs.

    Crime scene investigators work staggered day, evening, or night shifts and may have to work overtime because they must always be available to collect evidence. Technicians working in laboratories usually work a standard workweek, although they may have to be on call outside of normal business hours if they are needed to work immediately on a crime scene.

    The pay is : $82,990

  31. I want o be a cosmetologist and succeed at being a perfessional makeup artist when I graduate from beauty school I want to start off working at MAC cosmetics to start me off it’s my dream to succeed at this it’s my favorite thing to do.

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