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Webquest for Business Careers
A Career Exploration Webquest
Introduction | The Task | Resources | The Process | Conclusion

Introduction

What do you think you might choose as your career?

The Task

You will research various business careers, select one which seems appropriate to you, look for information about that career, and learn what you must do to enter the career field of your choice.

Resources

  • Find more detailed information about your career choice through a keyword search in the "Occupational Outlook Handbook." The Bureau of Labor Statistics' "Occupational Outlook Handbook" is a nationally recognized source of career information. It describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
  • To make sure your choice in careers will be a career that has opportunities for future growth, check out "Job Market Info" at the America's Job Bank site.

The Process

On a separate form provided by your teacher, list your career choice, the educational requirements, and four major steps you will need to take to achieve your career goal.

Conclusion

After completing this project, did you discover a career that seems interesting to you?

Will the information you acquired about your career help you choose your courses next year?

Did you discover a relationship between what you are doing today and what you will be doing in the future?

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