Careers

Careers

by DK

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Overview

"This is the prettiest, most well-organized, useful and up to date guide to careers that I have ever seen." — Dick Bolles, author, What Color Is Your Parachute?

It's never too early for your teen or tween to start thinking about a career, and Careers is the perfect way to do it. Inspiring and imaginative as well as practical, Careers has charts and tables that help middle- and high-schoolers gauge interest about possible careers — it's like having a personal college and career advisor by their side whenever they need it!

Covering more than 400 jobs in fields that range from STEM to sports, arts to administration, finance to farming, Careers is organized in an easy-to-navigate, clear structure that helps guide teen and tween readers. Check at-a-glance summary panels for chosen careers to learn about salary, working hours, training, and career paths. Cross-referenced job matrix tables offer another way to learn about all the options. Tweens and teens with no idea of what kind of job to look for can start with their favorite school subjects or hobbies and find relevant careers from there. It may not be time for your teen or tween to prepare a resume and find a job, but the advice in Careers can help inspire them to start thinking about the future.

Fields included:
- Health and Medicine
- Sports, Leisure, and Tourism
- Arts, Crafts, and Design
- Performing Arts, Media, and Journalism
- Sales, Marketing, and Advertising
- Administration and Business Management
- Finance, Law, and Politics
- Information Technology and Computing
- Science and Research
- Animals, Farming, and the Environment
- Engineering and Manufacturing
- Construction
- Transportation
- Security and Emergency Services
- Social Service and Teaching

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465429735
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 03/03/2015
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 130,738
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Sarah Pawlewski, consultant and principal author, is a career advisor with more than 20 years' experience. She runs her own consultancy and works with clients of all ages across schools, colleges, and industry. Sarah holds degrees in psychology and career guidance, and is a member of the Career Development Institute.

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto.

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