This program inspires young people in the process of exploring careers. In a documentary style, it features real students describing their interests, what they like to do, and what they are good at as the basis for exploring career options. It shows how this insight and knowledge are fundamental to a young person’s career exploration.
Career experts describe everyday hands-on ideas that young people can use to find their career interests and career direction. The video also emphasizes the relevance of school subjects to careers.
Students learn how to explore their career clues and how to consider opportunities in the 16 U.S. Department of Education career clusters. Career information sources, such as reference books and websites, are also discussed.
Information about networking, volunteering, and internships shows students how to gain work experience and learn more about careers.
In English, with Engish-language subtitles. Suitable for middle and high school. Viewing time: 20 minutes, with a few additional minutes of “bonus time.” 2008.
This item replaces Exploring Your Career Options.