Brief biography - short background -hobbies, education or training
Careers in the military (any division) field - are there different roles, paths, strengths student should identify or focus on?
Speaker specific: Job Title-your specific position in this career. Include your daily activities, workplace, ect. Pictures of you or coworkers in the workplace are great!
What is your job title and position?
How did you become interested in this career?
What is your educational background and training?
What are the major job responsibilities?
What are the greatest challenges and rewards in your position?
What is your schedule like?
How would you describe the atmosphere or culture of your work place?
The Inside Scoop: Share your insight into this job and career field. What would surprise people?
What do you love about the work?
Why did you choose this job?
Did you know you were going to be doing this job when you were a teenager?
What is a common myth or misconception about your job?
Is there anything most people would be surprised to know?
What do you enjoy about your job?
What about your job is most exciting or interesting to you?
What are some related jobs are there in your field of work? What are they?
Is your job mainly physical strain, mental strain or both??Does your job take any special talents?
Working Conditions - Describe your working condition and environment. A picture will help students visualize the workplace. You might describe “A Day In The Life” to help students get a better sense of your work.
Describe your workplace.
Are you inside? At an office? Etc.?
Typically, how many days do you work each week?
How many hours a day?
Do you work with other people, on a team, or by yourself?
Are there any health hazards in your job?
Do you need any special physical characteristics to do your job?
Do you have to travel much in your job?
Can you work from home some or part of the time?
Education, Training & Preparation - Please describe education and training for this profession. Be sure to highlight what students can do now.
What personal characteristics are most important for this career?
Which skills are most important to acquire?
People who have helped you along the way.
Compensation & Benefits - Please share general information about compensation and benefits student could expect in the industry. Be sure to highlight anything unique to your field.
What is the salary range for someone in your profession?
Are you able to earn overtime pay?
How is your job affected by the economy?
Are their unique benefits that are customary in your profession?
Wrap Up- What is the most important piece of advice you would give to someone going in to this career field?