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Title:
145 things to be when you grow up
Author:
Weiss, Jodi.
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Edition:
2004 edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
This book provides advice about finding a career that suits your interests, values, and skills. It offers a complete profile of 145 different professions as well as information on high school activities, college majors, and work experience that will help you achieve your career goals.
General Note:
Includes index.

At head of title: The Princeton Review.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780375763694
Format :
Book

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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!


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. V
Introduction
1 How to Use This Bookp. 11
Career Profilesp. 17
Indexp. 327
About the Authorsp. 341