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Careers Without College [electronic resource]

It doesn't take a college education to realize that a college education is not for everyone. Careers Without College spells out some of the other options available to high school graduates. Through humorous scenes, objective narration, and interviews with real people, viewers follow fictional, average students as they explore the possibilities before them. This production examines some choices for graduates, what careers are available to high school graduates, and how to find them. Careers Without College intertwines sketches and gags, narration and interviews, edited in the MTV-style that young adults identify with.
Online
2006; 1996
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A First Look at Careers [electronic resource]

o Airline Pilot * Architect * Bank Teller * Brick Layer & Stone Mason * Compositor & Typesetter * Correction Officer * Dental Hygienist * Drywall Applicator & Finisher * EKG Technician * Electrician * Firefighter * Forester & Conservationist * Geologist * Guard * Health Services Administrator * Hotel Clerk * Industrial Engineer * Insurance Agent & Broker * Jeweler * Kindergarten & Elementary Teacher * Librarian * Mechanic, Automotive * Meteorologist * Nuclear Engineer * Nurses' Aide & Orderly * Occupational Therapist * Optician * Photographer * Printing Press Operator * Reporter & Correspondent * Roofer * Speech Pathologist & Hearing Specialist * Store Manager * Tile Setter * Tool Programmer * Travel Agent * Underwriter * Upholsterer * Veterinarian * Water & Waste Water Treatment Pla [...]
Online
2006; 1998
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A Second Look at Careers [electronic resource]

Building on the extremely popular First Look at Careers, this 2-part video set takes an alphabetic Second Look at Careers. We've taken 40 occupations from the Children's Dictionary of Occupations, and brought them to life using real people at work. Students learn about the tools of the trade and the tasks performed on the job. They hear from workers who will tell them how to prepare for each job, including the education and training needed. Best of all, this fast-paced video set encourages your students to begin thinking about the future world of work and is an excellent introduction to career days, job fairs, or classroom units on careers. Use alone or in conjunction with the Children's Dictionary of Occupations. If you've used A First Look at Careers, you'll love A Second Look at C [...]
Online
2006; 2000
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Log on for Success [electronic resource]: Using Internet Job Sites

Show your students how to find great jobs fast-with the Internet. This video will tell them everything they need to know to start blazing an electronic path to outstanding career opportunities. It covers how to find and then effectively search mega-job sites, industry- or profession-specific sites, and individual company sites; how to prepare Web-ready and E-mail-compatible resumes and cover letters; how to fill out online questionnaires; and how to save, organize, and keep track of what's been posted and sent. The video also clues viewers in to what information not to post, like social security numbers, so bad guys won't be able to scam them. In an Information Age job market, success begins with a click! Correlates to the career standards from the National Occupational Information C [...]
Online
2005; 2004
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Introduction to Career Advantage [electronic resource]

This video provides an extensive overview of the career development process, as well as introducing several people currently in the work force who will tell about their career choices, experiences, and successes throughout the series.
Online
2005; 2004
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Introduction to Career and Educational Exploration [electronic resource]

Changes in the world of work are examined in this video. It introduces three major areas of change-technology, globalization, and workforce demographics-as well as strategies for adapting, which are expanded in following episodes.
Online
2005; 2004
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The Changing Workplace [electronic resource]: Technology and Globalization

This video focuses on how technology has changed work, and outlines basic concepts of how and where work can happen. Students are introduced to the principles of global business and the skills essential to stay employable in a global economy.
Online
2005; 2004
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What's Out There [electronic resource]: How the World of Work Is Organized

This video points out distinctions and similarities between industries and functions. Several primary industries and job functions are described, giving students insight into types of work that they might enjoy.
Online
2005; 2004
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Evaluating Career Options [electronic resource]

This video illustrates how to evaluate career options based on the Three C's: content, conditions, and compensation. It expands on the Personal Career Profile and explains how to use information gathered from occupational research.
Online
2005; 2004
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Career Advantage [electronic resource]: Series Conclusion

The final episode of the Career Advantage series reviews several methods for remaining focused and positive while searching for work opportunities. It demonstrates ongoing self-assessments for building and managing a successful career, and emphasizes the development of one-year, ten-year, and lifetime goals.
Online
2005; 2004
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Careers in the Nonprofit Sector [electronic resource]

This program explores the diversity of opportunities available in the nonprofit sector, a part of the job market that includes advocacy groups, community organizations, and nongovernmental associations. Viewers meet three people who linked their passions to their careers: Damon landed an on-air position at a radio station, Gillian works with a sea-going eco-warrior group, and Erica has a managerial role providing mental health services. The video explains that a range of job types can be found in the nonprofit world, including public relations, tech support, and accounting. Although paid employment is the goal, the benefits of volunteering are emphasized.
Online
2011
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Career Pathways Planning [electronic resource]

Career planning is an essential part of life development-and it can take place at any stage in one's professional life. Taking into account the constantly evolving job market and the continual changes occurring in higher education, this program helps viewers develop a career pathway plan that identifies three areas of interest and the ways each of them can be achieved, short-term and long-term. Job-seekers of any age will discover helpful methods for career pathway planning. The support which a professional career adviser can bring is discussed, along with the need to update and renew pathway plans at regular intervals.
Online
2010; 2009
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Nutrition Careers for the 21st Century [electronic resource]

This video will introduce students to ten professionals who express their love of working in the field of nutrition. Careers covered include a sports dietitian, a nutrition consultant, a public relations specialist for nutrition businesses, an eating disorders specialist, a food stylist, and more. Engaging interviews that are sure to excite! Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
Online
2010; 2006
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Early Childhood Professions [electronic resource]

Who better for students to learn from about early childhood professions than people already working in the field? Over the course of this video, a variety of high-energy, engaging professionals who work with children talk about some of the choices available to students today. Interviews include a kindergarten teacher, a Head Start associate director of operations, a public health nurse, an in-home childcare provider, an elementary school principal, a Montessori school director, and a pediatrician. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
Online
2010; 2008
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Careers in Interior Design [electronic resource]: The Business of Structure and Style

This video explains the difference between interior decorating and interior design, with an emphasis on the latter. Interviews with professionals working in the interior design field will provide students with a deeper level of understanding of interior design and the opportunities available. Highlighted occupations include residential interior designer, commercial interior designer, lighting designer, green designer, architectural animator, sales consultant, college academic advisor, and college instructor. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
Online
2010; 2005
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Careers in Fashion [electronic resource]: Talent, Technology, and Opportunity

Going behind the scenes to discover how the fashion industry works, this video features commentary from industry insiders as it guides young people through the skills and education that a career in fashion requires. Among the high-skilled positions profiled are fashion designer, textile designer, technical designer, technical illustrator, buyer, entrepreneur, marketer, and teacher. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
Online
2010; 2005
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Confessions of a Fashion Designer [electronic resource]

The formal dresses of DeBora Rachelle Designs have been worn at major award programs and formal dances all over the world. This Telly Award-winning video shows what it takes to be a successful fashion designer and provides a behind-the-scenes look at a fitting session. The program also gives viewers a clear picture of the educational requirements, typical starting salary, and employment outlook for the position of fashion designer. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
Online
2010; 2007
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Confessions of an Interior Designer [electronic resource]

Brandi Hagen is the owner of Eminent Interior Design. What does she like best-and least-about her profession? What aspect of her work initially took her by surprise? And what message would she like to send to the HGTV cable network? In this program, Ms. Hagen tells all as she introduces viewers to the competitive field of interior design. Topics include types of interior design, requisite education and training, financial compensation, and typical interior designer activities. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
Online
2010; 2007
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Confessions of an Event Planner [electronic resource]

Introduce students to Dena Marie Modica, director of sales and marketing for Solera Restaurant and Event Center, as she provides insights into what it's like to be an event planner. Featuring an informative interview and behind-the-scenes footage, this video describes the education and training needed to break into the industry, the typical salary range, the long-term career outlook, and the ups and downs associated with the job. The program also includes quick tours of an event center and a party rental facility. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
Online
2010; 2008
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Interior Design Project [electronic resource]: Step-by-Step Bathroom Remodel

In this video, Brandi Hagen, the award-winning principal designer at Eminent Interior Design, gives viewers insight into the process, pitfalls, and professional touches involved in designing an amazing master bathroom. From studio and showroom to final tour, Brandi focuses on client service while giving a glimpse of career opportunities open to interior designers. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
Online
2010; 2009