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Learning Goals

L1. Recognize the importance of choosing a career that is suited to your personal strengths and passions  

L2. Identify and describe the possible career opportunities that will exist in the labor market of the near future

L3. Identify and describe the challenges and opportunities that you will face as a result of changes in the workplace

L4. Identify and describe the skills you will need to deal with changes in the workplace

Description:

Using what you have learned about the future trends in work, complete a presentation describing two careers that you are interested in, as they will be when you graduate (from the highest level of education you pursue), and as they will be in the year 2030.

Instructions:

1. Review the three questions we have looked at in this unit:

a. What career (s) are right for me?

b. What careers will there be in 10 years from now?

c. How do I find out about what careers are out there?

2. Research and make use of the Canadian Job Bank website. Choose and investigate two careers you are interested in: 

a. What is the career?

b. What education is required to do the career?

c. What are the wages (and benefits) like in this type of career (describe the range; low,

median, high)?

d. What is the lifestyle of people in this career? –Working a lot, working irregular hours,

travel, etc.

e. What are some tips for getting hired in this field?

3. Investigate and imagine your chosen careers as they will be in the year 2030:

a. What will the educational requirements be?

b. What will the demand for your career be like?

c. What aspects of the career will change? -Don’t just write robots, really think about this.

d. What aspects of the career will likely stay the same?

Learning Goals

L1. Recognize the importance of choosing a career that is suited to your personal strengths and passions

L2. Identify and describe the possible career opportunities that will exist in the labor market of the near future

L3. Identify and describe the challenges and opportunities that you will face as a result of changes in the workplace

L4. Identify and describe the skills you will need to deal with changes in the workplace


Description:

Using what you have learned about the future trends in work, complete a presentation describing two careers that you are interested in, as they will be when you graduate (from the highest level of education you pursue), and as they will be in the year 2030.


Instructions:

1. Review the three questions we have looked at in this unit:

a. What career (s) are right for me?

b. What careers will there be in 10 years from now?

c. How do I find out about what careers are out there?

2. Research and make use of the Canadian Job Bank website. Choose and investigate two careers you are interested in:

a. What is the career?

b. What education is required to do the career?

c. What are the wages (and benefits) like in this type of career (describe the range; low,

median, high)?

d. What is the lifestyle of people in this career? –Working a lot, working irregular hours,

travel, etc.

e. What are some tips for getting hired in this field?

3. Investigate and imagine your chosen careers as they will be in the year 2030:

a. What will the educational requirements be?

b. What will the demand for your career be like?

c. What aspects of the career will change? -Don’t just write robots, really think about this.

d. What aspects of the career will likely stay the same?

4. Using all of the information you have gathered, you will create a Powerpoint slideshow.

a. Use at least one slide to discuss what careers you think are right for you and why (step 1)

b. Use at least two slides to describe your chosen careers (step 2)

c. Use at least two slides to describe your chosen careers in the year 2030 (step 3)

d. Include real statistics/figures/research

e. Use images to help you communicate what you are saying

Success Criteria

Level 1:

Level 2:

Level 3:

Level 4:

Thinking __/20:

Your presentation demonstrates thinking skills through a combination of imagination and research in describing what your chosen careers will be like in the year 2030

Your presentation demonstrates limited thinking skills through a combination of limited imagination and poor research in describing what your chosen careers will be like in the year 2030. Your descriptions are vague, unrealistic, and lack detail

Your presentation demonstrates some thinking skills through a combination of moderate imagination and some research in describing what your chosen careers will be like in the year 2030. Your descriptions are somewhat vague, marginally realistic, and in some detail

Your presentation demonstrates considerable thinking skills through a combination of imagination and good research in describing what your chosen careers will be like in the year 2030. Your descriptions are specific, realistic, and detailed

Your presentation demonstrates exceptional thinking skills through a combination of vivid imagination and thorough research in describing what your chosen careers will be like in the year 2030. Your descriptions are exceptionally specific, very realistic, and highly detailed

Application __/20:

Your presentation demonstrates application skills by effectively answering the main questions of this unit of “what careers are right for me,” and “what careers will there be in 10 years from now,” through the research you conduct and how you apply these questions to yourself

Your presentation demonstrates limited application skills by ineffectively answering the main questions of this unit of “what careers are right for me,” and “what careers will there be in 10 years from now,” through poor research and limited application of these questions to yourself

Your presentation demonstrates some application skills by somewhat effectively answering the main questions of this unit of “what careers are right for me,” and “what careers will there be in 10 years from now,” through some research and application of these questions to yourself

Your presentation demonstrates considerable application skills by effectively answering the main questions of this unit of “what careers are right for me,” and “what careers will there be in 10 years from now,” through good research and considerable application of these questions to yourself

Your presentation demonstrates exceptional application skills by very effectively answering the main questions of this unit of “what careers are right for me,” and “what careers will there be in 10 years from now,” through excellent research and thorough application of these questions to yourself

Communication __/20:

Your presentation demonstrates communication skills through clear communication, meaningful and connected images, and easy to read and understand text

Your presentation demonstrates limited communication skills through unclear communication, disconnected images, and difficult to read and understand text

Your presentation demonstrates some communication skills through somewhat clear communication, moderately connected images, and somewhat difficult to read and understand text

Your presentation demonstrates considerable communication skills through clear communication, meaningful and connected images, and easy to read and understand text

Your presentation demonstrates exceptional communication skills through very clear communication, meaningful and connected images, and very understandable text

Knowledge __/20:

Your presentation demonstrates knowledge skills through accurate information and explained details about your chosen careers

Your presentation demonstrates limited knowledge skills through inaccurate information and poorly explained details about your chosen careers

Your presentation demonstrates some knowledge skills through somewhat accurate information and partially explained details about your chosen careers

Your presentation demonstrates considerable knowledge skills through accurate information and explained details about your chosen careers

Your presentation demonstrates exceptional knowledge skills through highly accurate information and thoroughly explained details about your chosen careers


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