Set of 10 titles
The Getting Started series is the perfect resource for young people who are interested in learning more about education and careers in a particular field, but don't know how. It provides a wide range of exploration activities for middle school and high school students, including competitions, school clubs, information interviews, job shadowing experiences, summer camps, tours, volunteer opportunities, and books, websites, podcasts, and videos. Each title in the Getting Started series presents information on more than 25 careers in a particular field (such as engineering, nursing, and beauty and fashion), the educational requirements to enter these fields (college, apprenticeships, military training), and financial aid (grants, loans, scholarships). Interviews with workers in these fields are furnished to help readers better understand what it takes to be successful on the job.
|Interest Level||Grade 7 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 7|
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|Publisher||Mason Crest Publishing|
|Number of Pages||96|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9|
Gettng Started - School Library Journal
Gr 7 Up–Middle and high school readers can learn about different careers in construction, engineering, health care, technology, and wellness, and beauty in this series on different skilled professions. Each volume includes 10 to 15 unique career paths including nursing, social media management, security, data analysis, and dozens of others. The history of each industry is included, along with career outlooks, average salaries, job growth, and associated lifestyles. Notable to this series is its ideas for gaining pre-work experience and information about different career avenues through independent experiential learning, volunteering, internships, and informational interviews.
VERDICT More advanced concepts make this series ideal for high schoolers, but collections serving late middle schoolers may also want to consider.