. Exploring Health Care Careers
Mrs. Nelson's Page / Language Arts / Career Exploration ~ Thematically tied to 7th Grade
Health Curriculum / PCSD
GO TO....Nevada State Content Area Standards ~ Technology and Language Arts
GO TO....Grading Criteria
You will be completing a research project about Careers in Health Care. This is an individual project. Each person is responsible for their own grade.
a report (written essay format ~ with a minimum of 500 words, title page, and bibliography).
a display (size 12 x 17 inches or larger ~ must include at least 1 image of the chosen career, information must be presented in an organized manner, sources used must be posted on the display, and any images used on your display must be labeled).
Information to Include
3. Include any additional information that you may find about this career. Interesting facts?
4. You will be expected to give a brief presentation of your paper or display to the class, along with an explanation of why you choose this career to research.
5. Below are helpful links for you to use in conducting your research.
http://alpha.furman.edu/~snyder/careers/careerlist.html Links to Many Specific Career Descriptions This is an alphabetical listing. All occupations involving health (medical or veterinary) are clustered together and may be accessed by clicking here or on "Medical and Health Occupations," under the letter "M."
http://healthcarejobs.org/toc.htm Health Care Careers & Jobs will help you explore high growth health care occupations.
http://healthcarejobs.org/#Health%20Care%20Projected%20Employment%20Increases Health Care Careers & Jobs, a career center for exploring health care services occupations or for those who are actively pursuing employment. You will find a tremendous amount of succinct information and resources that you can use to explore lucrative and fast growing careers in the health care industry.
http://stats.bls.gov/ The US Dept. of Labor provides a career database which provides information about demographics and career information.
Source.com With over 20,000 unique jobs
and hundreds of new postings daily, HealthcareSource.com is one of America's
largest, most effective job sites on the Internet today.
Healthcare Jobs Nationwide!
Find Health Care Jobs - including Nurse,
Pharmacist, Physician, Mammographer, Social Worker & More .
& Salary Survey Healthcare
http://jobstar.org/tools/salary/sal-prof.htm Jobstar Central lists salary information for many professions including the medical field.
Developed by: Marian Nelson, Feb. 2003, PCSD
This site was created and intended for educational use only. Last update: Aug. 21, 2003.