CLIMATE CHANGE - CAREER SNAPSHOT
ONE PERSON'S JOURNEY FOLLOWING THEIR PASSION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Meet Ainsley Smith, a 30 year old Environmental Specialist. Ainsley shares her story from her childhood love for the ocean, wildlife and the environment to her dreams of changing the world to her high school and college internships and activities to volunteering to finding a job after grad school to the importance of networking. Ainsley's perseverance in lifelong learning, pursuing her passion and taking risks, enabled her to create her ideal career pathway.
Real World Insight
Career Pathway Questions to Consider
Your post-voyage reflection:
Have you taken some key high school courses you need to get yourself started on the pathway?
Which summer activity are you eager to pursue in order to validate your interest in this career field?
What “Lifelong” learning pathways will you take upon leaving high school? You can choose among full-time employment, apprenticeships, armed services and post-secondary education, which are all sound choices.
If you choose a college pathway, what major and courses would you choose to study at a two-year or four-year college?
What other activities are you eager to explore to increase your success chances of entering the field of employment after completion of high school or college?
When ready, what type of full-time employment opportunities will you choose?
If relevant, which apprenticeship program(s) would you join for on-the-job training leading to full-time employment?
If you are interested in the military's “FREE” education and training in a field you would like to pursue, which military service would you consider and why?
Did you enjoy this career pathway adventure?
Would you like to try another pathway?
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