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Career Development: Interviewing

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Prepping pupils for the real world is a vital part of our job. This activity focuses on getting upper graders ready for their first post-collegiate job interview. They will prepare a resume, research a potential company to work for, and...
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Take this Job and Love It!

For Teachers 10th - 12th
High schoolers need to be prepared to enter the job market during or after high school. Here are six preparational activities geared at getting those kids ready to enter the job market. They conduct research on various jobs, learn about...
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What is the Importance of Developing Job Skills?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Financial literacy is the way to teach! The class works in small groups to discover the relationship between education and income level. They use their math and problem-solving skills to complete two different activities. They work out a...
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The Job Interview: Teacher's Notes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
One of the most difficult parts of getting a job, is the interview. Learners are each given a card with personal experience and information on it. They respond to an advertisement for a chef position at a Korean restaurant. Each person...
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Name That Job!

For Teachers 5th Standards
Can you name the job that involves scholars, classes, and grades? If you guessed teacher, you just won a round of Name That Job! The second lesson in a five-part college and career readiness unit has career seekers team up and go head to...
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Career Education: After High School, What's Next?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
First the class discusses how character or personality traits relate to career choices. They identify their own traits, research career clusters, and look for ads hiring in those target areas. They research job ads to determine what...
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Job Search: Body Language During Job Interviews

For Teachers 11th - 12th
This may be a short and simple lesson, but it is really quite important. Help your upper graders get ready for interviews, work place communication, and life. They role-play to see and show the differences between good and bad body...
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The World of Work: Job Applications

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students use online resources and activities to examine the vocabulary of a job application. In this job application lesson plan, students review and take sample online job readiness exams. Students read a publication about completing a...
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In the Interview Hot Seat

For Teachers 12th Standards
Interviews can be so stressful. How does someone stay calm and confident in the interview hot seat? Senior job seekers get acquainted with common interview questions during the fifth of six career and college readiness lessons....
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Networking

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
"It's not what you know, it's who you know." Learners discuss and analyze this age-old adage by completing life skills worksheets, collaborative activities, and discussions regarding the nature of networking and how it may improve future...
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Skills and Attitudes

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What kinds of skills and attitudes are valued in a work environment? Using this set of worksheets and collaborative activities, your pupils will develop important life skills and consider what is necessary for getting and keeping a job.
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The Job Interview

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore how to conduct a job interview. They consider questions in preparation for an interview. They role-play scenarios that describe specific jobs. They review the skills needed for successful job interviews and list ways...
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Job Search: Steps to Completing a Job Application

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Filling out a job application can be a confusing and overwhelming task for a young adult. Take some time and provide your class with practical advice and experience by filling out a real job application. Each learners fills out the...
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Job Shadowing

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Prepare high schoolers for the world of work by organizing a job shadowing experience. The resource packet contains all the required materials, but you will have to make the arrangements with the school and the employers.
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Evaluating Web Sites

For Teachers 8th Standards
If it's on the Internet, it must be true—right? How can someone tell if a website contains less-than-truthful information? Savvy surfers evaluate sources in the fifth of a six-part college and career readiness instructional activity...
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Safe at Work

For Teachers 8th Standards
From minimum wage to minimizing injuries, young workers need to know their rights! The sixth and final lesson in a series of college and career readiness activities gets eighth graders thinking about safety and labor laws. 
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The Job Interview

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What makes for a successful job interview? Learners explore the topic by viewing a PowerPoint presentation, completing a KWL chart, and answering interview questions with a partner. Then, scholars participate in a mock job interview with...
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Me and My Job Shadow, Part 2

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify the skills that are important in performing helper jobs in the school and the skills that are possessed personally by the student. They write a short paragraph to summarize the information taught about their top...
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Herber Readiness Activity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What does it mean to be alone and isolated? What would you do if you were all alone in a strange place? Kids ponder these questions as they prepare to read Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
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Career Education for Early Elementary Grades

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
It's never too early to connect children with the real world meaning of their work. A series of four one-hour sessions, plus a field trip, make up this unit on college and career readiness for first and second graders. After viewing a...
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Resume and Cover Letter Tips

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After exploring their likes, dislikes, and personal skills, learners examine career options. They discuss the differences between profit and non-profit employers, look at a list of jobs that interest them, and talk about what makes a...
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My School Job

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss why classrooms have helpers to complete everyday tasks. In groups, they participate in a role-play activity in which they complete the assigned tasks. To end the lesson, they complete a worksheet in which they...
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Getting and Keeping a Job for Teens

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Your 16 or 17-year-old students really want to get a job. Show them how to find a job opening, choose a job, and pick up a job application. They'll create a list of where to find job opening information, fill out a job application, and...
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What Skills Do I Need?

For Teachers 9th Standards
Get your class started down the path to a great career! The first of a six-part series of career and college lessons inspires learners to use their interests to explore career options. The activity also provides resources where...