In this media-rich, self-paced lesson, students explore the range of industries that produce and rely on advanced technology and learn how their skills and interests may align with career opportunities in this cutting-edge sector. The lesson contains videos that feature professionals describing their work and educational experiences, and provides details on the different college-level programs that prepare tomorrow’s workers for the industries’ challenging and well-paying jobs. The lesson concludes with activities that students can complete to help them more clearly define their goals and plan pathways to rewarding careers.
This is a student-directed lesson. Students will complete the lesson online, then print a summary of their notes. Students can use this printout for reference when completing the final writing assignment offline.
Download and print the Planning Your Future Career in Advanced Technology—Teacher's Guide (PDF) for essential background information and suggestions for ways to support the lesson.
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