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This reference provides information on 270 jobs that cover 90 percent of the workforce and is designed especially for students in grades 4–9. Based on the latest Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), this book covers the information most important to younger audiences with text that stresses the connection between school subjects and future careers.
This guide is grouped into 11 clusters of related jobs, following the organization of the newest OOH. Each section includes one-page job descriptions that provide a brief overview of the job; school subjects related to the job; activities for trying out the job; information on earnings, education needed, and employment outlook; and a fun and interesting fact related to the job.
The entertaining and fun content engages readers as they learn and discover which careers pique their interests. The job title index makes it easy for students to refer to their favorite jobs again and again. This book even offers an up-to-date, extensive Web directory of online career resources for easy follow-up research.