Career Exploration II

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 Career Exploration II
  • Recommended Grade Level: 9-12
  • Course Credits: 0.5
  • Course Price: $299.00

Course Overview:

What are careers and why should we study and explore them? How does a career differ from a job? What do you think would affect your ability to enter one type of career versus another? Are certain personality types and traits better suited for some career paths? In this introduction to careers, we will answer these questions and more to help you better understand the different factors involved in choosing and pursuing the right career for you.

In this course, you will explore various careers in the following fields:

  • Arts, Media & Entertainment
  • Fashion & Interior Design
  • Health Science & Medical Technology
  • Computers & Information Technology
  • Telecom & Communication Technology

Note: This course is not designed for ELL (English Language Learners) students. ELL students may enroll in this course ONLY if they have adequate mentor support at their home school and are able to fulfill all course requirements.


Section 1: Introduction to Career

  • A Job and A Career
  • Career Pathways and Goals

Section 2: Arts, Media and Entertainment

  • Digital Animator
  • Artistic Director
  • Talent Managers
  • Museum Curator
  • Composer, Music Arranger and Conductor
  • Voice-over Artist
  • Event Planers
  • Producer/Director
  • Stage/Production Manager
  • Computer Game designer

Section 3: Fashion and Interior Design

  • Merchandising Manager
  • Fashion Designer
  • Set Decorator
  • Interior Designer

Section 4: Health Science and Medical Technology

Section 4 Part I: Health Science

  • Clinical Trials Research Coordinator
  • Biostatistician
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Materials Manager
  • Community Health Workers
  • Medical Researcher
  • Outreach Coordinator

Section 4 Part II: Medical Technology

  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Geneticist
  • Anesthetists
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Radiology Technician
  • Dentist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Epidemiologist
  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Physician Assistant

Section 5: Computer Information Technology, Telecom and Internet

Section 5 Part I Computer and Information Technology

  • Computer & Information Systems Manager
  • Computer User Support
  • Computer & Information Security Specialist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Developer

Section 5 Part II Database and Intelligence

  • Database Administrator
  • Document Manager
  • Business Intelligence
  • Cloud Database

Section 5 Part III Communication and Telecom

  • Network / Telecom Engineer
  • Telecom Installer
  • RF Engineer
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Electronics Engineer

Section 5 Part IV: Internet and Games

  • Web Developers
  • E-commerce Specialist
  • Game / Simulation Designer
  • Game Software Developer
  • Multimedia Artist
  • User Interface Specialist


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