Careers

Say goodbye to the mystery of employment! Our career episodes lift the veil on some of the hottest jobs on the market, from setting up rock band Death Cab for Cutie, to designing shoes for Nike. Find out how to land and keep your dream job, all while learning from your failures along the way.

What They'll Learn:

career options, ethics, taxes, paycheck deductions, how to overcome failure.

Lesson Plans

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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...

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 college from a return-on-investment perspective. Which degrees pay for themselves and which don't. When does it make sense NOT to go to college? And how to get creative to achieve your college dreams without ending up with a lifetime of payments.
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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...

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 get a job.  We show you how to make money even if you all you have is a good attitude.   Kids will walk away with some inspiration, if they're willing to exert the perspiration.
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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...

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 for from a young entrepreneur who manages over 200 employees.
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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...

Hidden Careers

You don’t have to be perfect at your passion to build a career in it. Learn about “behind the scenes” careers in sports, music, ballet, medicine and aviation.
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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...

Secrets To Success

Did you know your credit score could impact whether or not you get into college, get a job, or even rent an apartment? Join the Biz Kid$, and you’ll learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life.  Meet a teen who built her vending machine business on good credit, and a club promoter who explains what happened due to bad credit.
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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...

Understanding Your Paycheck

What’s on your stub, bub? The Biz Kids use a modern American pay stub to explore deductions for social security and workmen’s compensation to the 401(k) plans of today—it’s all there on the stub.
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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...

A Closer Look at Careers

What does it take to find your true calling? From a NIKE shoe designer to The Reptile Man, find out how some successful people got their start and how they keep achieving their dreams.