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									Accountant             Engineer

Airline Pilot          Epidemiologist

Animator               Financial Planner

Architect              Forensic Analyst

Astronaut              Forest Ecologist

Attorney               Geologist

Auto Mechanic          Insurance Agent

Bank Teller            Landscape Gardener

Biologist              Market Researcher

Cartographer           Medical Researcher

Chef                   Mechanical Engineer

Chemical Engineer      Military

Chemist                National Security Analyst

Climatologist          Nurse

Computer Programmer    Optician

Contractor             Pharmacist

Cosmetologist          Plumber

Cryptanalyst           Physical Therapist

Curator (Art Museum)   Physicist

Dentist                Real Estate Agent

Dietician              Statistician

Doctor                 Stock Broker

Economist              Travel Agent

Electrical Engineer    Veterinarian
You have just been hired by the New Jersey Employment Agency to open
a new department for people interested in careers using mathematics.


Goal:         The goal is to research a profession that uses math


Role:         New Jersey Employment Agency Recruiter


Audience:     High School Students at a job fair


Product
Performance
& Purpose:    You and your group (no more than three people) will
              choose a career listed in the table or choose a pre-
              approved career of your choice. You will create a web
              page with frequently asked questions “FAQ”, poster,
              PowerPoint, brochure, or video that demonstrates how
              mathematics is utilized in a specific career. Use the
              attached rubric as your guide.
                     Careers that Use Mathematics Rubric

Name(s):

_____ Job Description. (5 points)

_____What training and education do you need to perform this job? (5 points)

_____ Describe a typical day. Be specific and elaborate. (10 points)

_____What is the starting salary of your profession, the median salary and the top
     salary? What advancements are available? Be specific and elaborate. (5
     points)

_____What is the future outlook for your profession. (5 points)

_____ What math is utilized in the profession, at least five, you must elaborate and be
      specific? Relate back to a typical day and include real life examples. (15 points)

_____ What math courses are required in high school, in a trade school and/or in
      undergraduate/graduate school? (5 points)

_____ Why would you want to have this profession? How would you sell this profession
      to potential clients who come into the employment agency? (10 points)

_____Present your profession to at least one adult (greater than 21 years old) and
     have the adult complete the presentation survey. (5 points)

_____ Visual Presentation and citing sources. (10 points)

FAQ Web Site: Your final product should be typed where appropriate using 11 or 12
font. Use pictures where appropriate.

PowerPoint: Use pictures where appropriate. Print out a hard copy of the slides and
email the PowerPoint to your math teacher.

Poster Board: Type all information and neatly attach the information to a poster
board.

Brochure: Your final product should be typed where appropriate using 11 or 12 font.
Use pictures where appropriate.

Video: Video tape yourself giving a presentation on your profession. Include all
points from the rubric and turn in an outline of your script.


_____Total (75 Points)
                              Helpful Information

Use the information below to help you research your profession .

You must site your sources
Last name, First name (author). Title. Date (if applicable). Web Site

World Book Encyclopedia has a citation builder if you are interested (use
www.mtps.com under reference tools

Web Sites
www.mtps.com: Use mtps web site under staff resources, click on MTPS Libraries
Public Access Catalog and click on William Allen Middle School from any computer
and use webpath express.

www.mtps.com: Use mtps web site under media center. Use reference tools and
student web resources.

http://www.bls.gov/oco/

http://www.khake.com/page56.html

http://www.whenwilliusemath.com/careers

http://www.toroidalsnark.net/mathcareers.html

http://www.mathguide.com/issues/whymath.html

http://www.ams.org/careers/archived.html

http://www.ams.org/early-careers/

Interview
You may use an interview as part of your research. Please include the name of the
person and how many years in the profession.
                             Presentation Survey

Directions: Respond to these questions as if you were a high school student
attending this job fair.

1) Would you want to work in this particular field, why or why not?

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2) What are some of the benefits of this field?
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3) What are some disadvantages of this field?

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4) What else would you like to learn about this profession?

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