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A guide for 21st Century Skills Seminar students researching and creating career pathways.
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Career Planning Books

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Find Your Inner Ugly Betty - Tanner Stransky
Call Number: T/248.4/STR
ISBN: 9781427797674
Publication Date: 2008-05-06

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The Career Chronicles - Michael Gregory
Call Number: T/331.702/GRE
ISBN: 9781577315735
Publication Date: 2008-04-28

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Cool Women, Hot Jobs... - Tina Schwager; Michele Schuerger
Call Number: T/650.14082/SCH
ISBN: 1575421097
Publication Date: 2002-02-01

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Indie Girl - Arne Johnson; Karen Macklin; Michael Wertz (Illustrator)
Call Number: T/305.2352/JOH
ISBN: 9780979017339
Publication Date: 2008-04-01

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In Their Shoes - Deborah Reber; Lisa Fyfe (Designed by)
Call Number: T/331.40922/REB
ISBN: 9781416925781
Publication Date: 2007-04-10

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Complete Idiot's Guide to Cool Jobs for Teens - Susan Ireland
Call Number: T/650.14/IRE
ISBN: 9780028640327
Publication Date: 2000-03-01

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Make It Happen - Kevin Liles; Samantha Marshall (As told to)
Call Number: T/650.1/LIL
ISBN: 9780743497374
Publication Date: 2006-09-26


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Career Pathways

No one is saying today is the first day of the rest of your lives, but it is always nice to have a plan (even if it changes a hundred times :).  Take a look at this video for some ideas on how to choose a career path. 

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How to Create a Basic PowerPoint Presentation

Your assignment will be a PowerPoint presentation.  If you've never made a professional PowerPoint for class before, here is a brief tutorial that goes over the basic functions of PowerPoint.  



Make Your PowerPoint Presentation Successful

PowerPoints can be easy to make, but sometimes it's hard to know just how much information to include on each slide, and how to keep your presentation interesting.  Here's a video with some suggestions.

Career Planning Websites

Here are some websites that might give you additional information, ideas, and inspiration. 

Databases with Career Information

Here are some databases where you can find information on specific careers you're interested in.


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