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Monthly Themes for Career Exploration



The following themes may be used to encourage and promote career development and career exploration activities, as well as for individual awareness and preparedness, public safety, civic engagement, and volunteerism.


January is...

National Bath Safety Month
National Blood Donor Month
National Braille Literacy Month
National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
National Eye Care Month
National Glaucoma Awareness Month
National High Tech Month
National Hobby Month
National Hot Tea Month
National Mentoring Month
National Oatmeal Month
National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month
National Poison Prevention Awareness Month
National Poverty in America Awareness Month
National Radon Action Month
National Soup Month
National Staying Healthy Month
National Thank You Month


and also includes a focus on...

Customer Service Day

Religious Freedom Day

Hunt for Happiness Week

National Lose Weight/Feel Great Week

National Safety Awareness Week

National Thank Your Customers Week

Women's Self-Empowerment Week



Can you match the themes above with some of their related careers below, and investigate other careers that could also be associated with these themes?


Possible associated careers

adjunct professor, chef, hobbyist, braille instructor, inventor, etiquette advocate, administrator of homeless shelter, athletic center worker, athletic coach, biomedical research scientist, bioscience position, blood bank technology specialist, blood donor recruiter, boys and girls club organizer, career counselor, chaplain, chemical engineer, chemist, clinical laboratory technician, combat trainer, consumer safety, cultural and activities coordinator, cultural center worker, customer service desk representative, data-entry typist, dietician, donation center worker, educational administrator, educator, engineer, emergency management administrator, environmental health professional, faith community minister, firefighter, geneticist, health care assistant, homeless shelter worker, heating/air conditioning/ventilation (HVAC) technician/professional, immunologist, inventor, information technology (IT) engineer, information technology (IT) programmer, laboratory administrator, lawmaker, manufacturer, martial arts trainer, mathematician, media broadcaster, multi-media producer, mentor, military services professional, municipal building inspector, nurse, nurse practitioner, nutritionist, ophthalmologist, optician, optometrist, orthoptist, parent, pastor, personal coach, personal trainer, pharmacist, phlebotomist, physical education teacher, physician, physicist, plumber, police, policymaker, priest, professional self-defense instructor, project manager, public safety personnel, quality assessor and manager, radon scientist, radon technologist, residential and commercial radon testing and mitigation specialist, regulatory expert, researcher, scientist, search and rescue team member, self-defense teacher, social worker, software designer, spiritual healer, teacher, technical/procedural advisor, tutor, volunteer, volunteer for the blood-drives, weight control center worker, workers serving the sight-impaired and the blind.

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