How has the field evolvedpast, present, and looking into the future?
What do you do? Who do you work with? What do you like best about your job?
What kind of personal traits, interests, and styles match this job?
What does the career ladder in your field look like from entry jobs to professional levels?
What is the basic education and training required for entry to professional levels?
What education or training is needed or available to advance and grow in the field?
How does technology impact and serve as a tool in your job and in the field in general?
What other jobs and careers could you go into?
What other industries or fields could you work in?
What volunteer or work experience would help youth learn more?
What studies, classes, degrees, and training programs are suggested?
What hobbies, books, college visits, or company tours would be helpful?
What do you value and enjoy about your job or career?
How does job or career impact being a parent or family member?
Has the job or career helped you make a difference in your community?
Be ready to answer questions about how much money you make. Some may want information on how you financed college and further education.
Sometimes children and teens ask other personal questions. Be ready to make a quick decision on what is okay to share and how to say something is not, in your mind, appropriate to share.
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