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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.

October is...

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
American Pharmacist Month 
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Celiac Awareness Month
Clergy Appreciation Month
Computer Learning Month 

Connecticut. Dream it. Do it. Manufacturing Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Eye Safety & Injury Prevention Month
Healthy Lung Month
International Drum Month
International Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
Lupus Awareness Month
National Diabetes Month
National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Orthodontic Health Month

National Physical Therapy Month
National Pizza Month
National Popcorn Popping Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
National Statistics Month

National Vegetarian Month
Seafood Month


and is associated with...

Customer Service Week (October 1st week)
Fire Prevention Week (October 2nd week)
Get Organized Week (October 1st week)
Mental Illness Awareness Week
Pastoral Care Week (October 3rd week)
Pet Peeve Week (October 2nd week)
National Friends of Libraries Week 
Teen Read Week



International Osteoporosis Day
International Stuttering Awareness Day
Lung Health Day
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
National Depression Screening Day
World Food Day
World Mental Health Day


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

Automotive maintenance and repair technician, physical therapist, physician, teacher, parent, volunteer, family counselor, dietician, dental hygienist, dental technician, dentist, nutritionist, police, nurse, administrator, educator, administrator, oncologist, psychiatrist, social worker, chef, waiter/waitress, cashier, chemist, plastics manufacturer, metals manufacturer, career counselor, affirmative action officer, city/town planner, mayor, elected politician, neighborhood safety watch coordinators and volunteers, transportation administrator, veterans benefits administrator, economic development agent, town and community planner, town official, policymaker, transportation engineer, firefighter, social services personnel, periodondist, orthodontist, dental nurses, dental therapist, health care assistant, orthodontist, dental nurses, physical therapist, orthopedic surgeon, chiropractor, epidemiologist, health care assistant, occupational therapist, pediatrician, pediatric nurse, neonatal nurse, paramedic, health care assistant, psychologist, mental health counselor, college administrator, tourism coordinator, restaurant manager, cafeteria worker, restaurant worker, hospitality worker, hospital worker, allergist, hotel manager, researchers, veterinarian, animal shelter worker, computer programmer, lawyer, investigator, psychologist, prison workers, juvenile services coordinator, services worker, state social services coordinator, public safety personnel, driver's education teacher, bartender, marketing and advertising agent, broadcaster, producer, web site developer, engineer, geochemist, geophysicist, hydrologist, oceanographer, climatologist, paleoclimatologist, geologist, geographer, naturalist, cartographer, marine biologist/aquatic biochemist, scientific programmer/scientific modeler developer, researcher, food scientist, lecturer, IT engineer, IT programmer, graphic artist, inventor, mathematician, masseuse, massage therapist, physical therapist, cultural center worker, museum administrator, foreign language instructor, chef (cordon vert), food scientist, vegetarian caterer, animal rights activist, equal opportunity and human rights advocate, cultural and activities coordinator, mathematician, statistician, accountant, enumerator, surveyor, data entry worker, clerk typist, manufacturer.

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Content Last Modified on 9/28/2012 1:39:40 PM