145 Things to Be When You Grow Up

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The Princeton Review, May 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 368 pages
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Like some teenagers, you may already have an inkling of what you want to do with your life. Perhaps you dream of launching into space as an astronaut with NASA. Or maybe your ambitions will keep your feet on the ground as a park ranger, a doctor, or a social worker. If you are wondering what these people do all day and how they came to be what they are, this book provides the answers. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about 145 great careers, from accountant to zoologist, including:

• Day-to-day activities and responsibilities of each career
• How to plan ahead while you’re still in high school
• Majors to consider when you get to college
• Whether you’ll strike it rich in more ways than one
• Words of wisdom from professionals in the field

This book will open your eyes to a world of career possibilities and give you an idea of what to expect down each career path. Even if you have no clue about what you want to be, this is the book for you. We’ll help you identify the kinds of jobs that will help you be yourself and incorporate your interests, values, and skills. There’s no pressure for you to choose a career just yet, so just relax and have fun exploring!
 

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Contents

Lawyer
168
Military Personnel
184
Police Officer
220
Special Agent
262
Video Game Designer
306
Index
335
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