Young Entrepreneur: Nike Shoe Designer

Lesson 119

A Closer Look at Careers

Students learn about six different personality types, then try to match various careers with the personalities.  They then try to identify their own personality type and potential careers.

What Students Learn

  1. What is a career?
  2. Various ways to explore career interests:
  • Job shadow
  • Internship
  • Summer jobs

Suggested Time

  • Preview and Episode Viewing: 45 minutes
  • Activity 1: 30 minutes

Lessons in Careers

119

A Closer Look at Careers

When is a job more than a job? The Biz Kid$ look at what it takes to find your true calling. You’ll learn ways to start exploring careers. The kids talk to Nike's top shoe designer, and The Reptile...
125

Understanding Your Paycheck

What’s on your stub, bub? The Biz Kid$ use a modern American pay stub to explain all the deductions on your paycheck. From social security to workman’s compensation to the 401(k) plans of...
210

Secrets To Success

The secret is actually simple – it’s all about staying in school and building the best toolbox for your future that you can. Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance...
212

Hidden Careers

You don’t have to be perfect at your passion to build a career in it. If you love something, but don’t have the skills to be the top star, there are many different roles you can play behind the...
509

It’s a Job Getting a Job!

It’s a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look...
602

College Bound

The average college student will graduate with over $35,000 in debt, and some with thousands more. Faced with such a heavy burden some kids are opting not to go to college. This episode looks at...
604

Money Really Does Grow On Trees

Opportunities to make money are all around you. From products to services, offline to online, and the basics to the bizarre -- this episode explores ways to bring in the bucks if you're too young to...