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									Career Pathways




     9th Grade
 Career Clusters #4
                Pre-Test
1. What is a key component of a career
   pathway?
2. What is an important piece of
   information to consider when
   investigating career pathways?
3. What career cluster has many
   occupations that have bright
   employment outlooks?
                 Objectives
• Explore Career Pathways
• Investigate Colleges of Interest
• Add Careers or Colleges of Interest to
  – Postsecondary Plan
            Review Last Lesson
• Main section in the iseek Career Cluster page
  – Careers, industries, fields of study
• The licensing and credentials section contains
  – Type of education and/or accreditation needed
• One of the iseek career quick fact
  – Average hourly wage
         Explore Career Pathways
• Find fields of study for careers
• Find best postsecondary paths
• Take into consideration
  – For example: Aerospace Engineer
    •   Job outlook: Fairly good in U.S., not so good in MN
    •   Wages: Average MN salary is $93,000 a year
    •   Wages: Average US salary is $100,000 a year
iseek: Career Clusters
STEM Career Cluster
STEM Fields of Study
Aerospace Engineer
U of Minnesota: Aerospace Engineer
Aerospace Engineering (B A E M)
Aerospace Engineering Page
Aerospace Quick Facts
Update Postsecondary Plan
                   Pair and Share
1. What is a career of interest?
2. How will you enhance your career pathway?
  – What will you do in high school for your pathway?
  – What are the best postsecondary options for this
    career?
  – What will you take into consideration?
    •   Job outlook
    •   Wage
    •   Match with your interests and skills
    •   Other
                  Class Discussion
1. What is a career of interest?
2. How will you enhance your career pathway?
  – What will you do in high school for your pathway?
  – What are the best postsecondary options for this
    career?
  – What will you take into consideration?
    •   Job outlook
    •   Wage
    •   Match with your interests and skills
    •   Other
           Assignment Tonight
1. Investigate pathways of interest
2. Learn more about fields of study
3. Visit college websites
  – Find best postsecondary options
4. Add careers and/or colleges of interest to
  – Your Postsecondary Plan
               Post-Test
1. What is a key component of a career
   pathway?
2. What is an important piece of
   information to consider when
   investigating career pathways?
3. What career cluster has many
   occupations that have bright
   employment outlooks?
                     Review
• Key component of a career pathway
  – Choosing a good field of study
• Important piece of information to consider
  when investigating career pathways
  – Know the job outlook for careers of interest
• Career cluster that has many occupations
  which have bright employment outlooks
  – STEM Career Cluster (Science, Technology,
    Engineering, and Mathematics)

								
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