The Road to Success The Road to Success

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The Road to Success The Road to Success

The Road to

Success


What’s In Your Future?

• Attend College

• Enter directly into the world of work after

high h school

• or join the military


The Education and Economic

Development Act - EEDA

• An act that was passed by the state of South Carolina to:

» Prepare Students for Postsecondary

Education - (College)

» Work

» Military

• How will this help you as a student?

» The state will organize its curriculum

around sixteen career clusters


What are Career Clusters?

• A way of organizing and tailoring course work and work

experiences around specific occupational groups that

offer:

Students t core academics (English, Math, Science,

Social Studies) as well as activities that

Match students interests and skills


Clusters that you can select

based on your interests

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources:

‣ Veterinarian

‣ Food Scientist

Education & Training:

‣ Teacher

‣ Childcare Worker

Architecture and Construction:

‣ Contractor

‣ Architect

Finance:

‣ Accountant

‣ Stockbroker / Investor

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications:

‣ Actor – Actress

‣ Video Producer / Journalist

Business, Management, and Administration:

‣ Human Resources Administrator

‣ Administrative Support Supervisor

Government & Public Administration:

‣ President of United States, Governor

‣ Realtor

Health Science:

‣ Doctor, Dentist, Pharmacist

‣ Nurse

‣ Occupational or Physical Therapist


Clusters

– cont’d

Hospitality and Tourism:

‣ Hotel Manager

‣ Culinary Arts

Human Services:

‣ Social Worker, Psychologist

‣ Cosmetologist, Barber

Information Technology:

‣ Software Engineer

‣ Web Designer / Developer

Law, Public Safety, Corrections, &

Security:

‣ Lawyer, Paralegal,

‣ Police Officer, Fire Fighter

‣ Forensic Scientist

Manufacturing:

‣ Machinist, Welding Technician

‣ Aircraft Mechanic

Marketing, Sales, & Service:

‣ Sales Associate

‣ Entrepreneur

‣ Clothes Designer

Science, Technology, Engineering, &

Mathematics:

‣ Chemical Engineer, Meteorologist

‣ Mathematician

Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics:

‣ Pilot, Flight Attendant

‣ Truck Driver, Warehouse Manager

‣ Automobile Mechanic


Top 10 Jobs for 2006 Grads

Source: The State

• Accounting g(p (private) - • Consulting - $50,120

$45,817

• Design / Construction

• Management Trainee -

Engineering - $48,109

$38,482

• Accounting (public) -

• Financial / Treasury

$44,668

Analysis ayss - $46,335

• Teaching - $30,377

377

• Sales - $38,830

• Field Engineering -

• Project Engineering-

$50,812

$50,365


Directions to the Road to Success

• Know yourself (your interests, skills, and abilities)

• Explore occupations and educational options (choose a career

path, participate in job shadowing, mentoring, and

internships)

• Plan your career (establish a plan on how you are going to

succeed, share it with your parents, and put your plan into

ACTION!)


Assessing Your Interests

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