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Monthly Themes for Career Exploration

 

Introduction

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.

 

February is...

American Heart Month

Library Lovers Month

National African American Heritage Month / Black History Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month / Children’s Oral Health Month

National Hot Breakfast Month

National Job Shadow Month

National Weddings Month

Time Management Month

Youth Leadership Month

 

and also includes a focus on...

 

America Saves Week (Feb 20-27, 2011)

International Networking Week (Feb 7-11,2011)

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (Feb 20-26, 2011)

National Engineers Week (Feb 20-26, 2011)

National Entrepreneurship Week (Feb 19-26, 2011)

National Patient Recognition Week / Patient Satisfaction Week (Feb 1-7, 2011)

National School Counseling Week (Feb 7-11, 2011)

National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week

National Wear Red Day (Feb 4, 2011)

National Weatherman's Day (Feb 5, 2011)

Telecommuter Appreciation Week (Feb 27-Mar 5, 2011)

 

Exercise

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

Cardiologist, financial advisor, investment banker, librarian, bank branch manager, cultural center administrator, chemist, climatologist, clinical dietician, cultural and activities coordinator, cultural center worker, dental hygienist, dental nurse, dental technician, dental therapist, dentist, dietician, ecology, home economist, educator and administrator, engineer, historian, equal opportunity and human rights advocate, family counselor, health care assistant, health care provider, manufacturer, mental health counselor, meteorologist, museum administrator, nurse, nutritionist, orthodontist, other subject area (biology, paraprofessional, periodontist, pharmacy/drug store worker, physical education teacher, physician (pediatrician), physician (cardiologist), plastics manufacturer, police, policymaker, psychiatrist, psychiatrist, psychologist, psychology, rape crisis counselor, school counselor, scientist, teacher, wedding planner, volunteer, weather forecaster, youth coach, bank teller, engineer, climatologist, transportation planner, bus driver, train conductor, medical office staff, hospital administrator, transportation authority personnel.

 


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