101 Careers in Education

  • Filename: 101-careers-in-education.
  • ISBN: 0826199844
  • Release Date: 2015-09-28
  • Number of pages: 248
  • Author: John Carlson
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Education is a rewarding area of work that provides some of the most diverse career opportunities of any field. Compiled by educators with real-world knowledge of a wide range of education professions, this information-packed guide provides the career explorer with information on the necessary skills, training, certification/licensure, compensation, and employment outlook for over 100 different careers. Describing careers in education that range from working with very young children in schools to adults in organizational settings, this book discusses careers suitable for those who enjoy working with people as well as careers for individuals who excel in working with information or ideas. The authors also provide an overview and guide to self-assessment that helps readers to learn about those careers that best match their interests and temperament. As a special feature, interviews with a wide range of education professionals –- from early childhood classroom consultant to college athletic director -- offer first-person insight into working experiences in this field. In addition, information about alternative paths to jobs in education for those with degrees in related service professions is also included.

101 Careers in Public Health

  • Filename: 101-careers-in-public-health.
  • ISBN: 0826117694
  • Release Date: 2010-09-28
  • Number of pages: 396
  • Author: Beth Seltzer, MD, MPH
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

"First rate advice."--APHA What sort of training do you need to work in public health? What kinds of jobs are out there right now? And what exactly is an epidemiologist, anyway? Answering these questions and more, this career guide provides an overview of the numerous options in public health and the many different roads to get there. Whether you're a student who wants to launch a career or a professional looking to change careers, this guide offers an easy introduction to the field. It details the training, salary ranges, and degree requirements for each job, and alerts readers to alternative pathways beyond the traditional MPH. 101 Careers in Public Health helps you follow your interests, find the right job, and make a difference. Key Features Includes a detailed guide to educational paths, options, and training requirements at the bachelor's, master's, and PhD levels Offers guidance on navigating the job market, with information on both traditional and nontraditional pathways-and tips on landing the job you want Provides descriptions of careers in disease prevention, environmental health, disaster preparedness, nutrition, education, public safety, and many more Includes interviews with public health professionals who offer details of their day-to-day lives on the job

101 Careers in Counseling

  • Filename: 101-careers-in-counseling.
  • ISBN: 9780826108593
  • Release Date: 2012-03-14
  • Number of pages: 344
  • Author: Shannon Hodges, PhD, LMHC, ACS
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

"This excellent career guide will be valuable for students, young professionals, and those interested in a second career in counseling." --Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries ìIn these challenging times, this book is an essential resource that provides reference material, insights, encouragement and open doors. It may also serve well to remind readers of what their profession is really all about.î--Illness, Crisis and Loss This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is an invaluable resource to help you choose a rewarding counseling career that best suits your interests, strengths, and personality. Exploring a wealth of career opportunities in both traditional and non-traditional settings, including the most exciting emerging fields, this useful reference describes the many benefits found in the work of a professional counselor. Each career listing includes an overview, salary range, employment prospects, best and most challenging aspects of the job, and educational and licensing requirements. In addition, the book helps guide you through financing your education and the job search process. As a special feature, chapters include profiles of actual counselors and their work, providing an insightful insider's perspective on their profession. Key Features: Explores 101 counseling careers, including careers in non-traditional and emerging fields Offers helpful career development tools such as checklists and questionnaires Includes salary range, employment prospects, and best and worst aspects of each job Provides guidance on educational requirements, licensure, and continuing education Highlights and profiles real-life counselors and their experiences

101 Careers in Gerontology

  • Filename: 101-careers-in-gerontology.
  • ISBN: 0826115039
  • Release Date: 2007-08-27
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: C. Joanne Grabinski, MA, ABD, FAGHE
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Wanted: Gerontology Workers, Gerontological Specialists, and Gerontologists for careers now and into the future. As our population of persons aged 65 and over grows and lives longer through these ages, the need for more practitioners with gerontology-specific training is growing as well. Opportunities for careers in gerontology are everywhere and more are appearing every day, however the increasing number of options in this field makes the task of finding information, mentoring, and jobs more difficult. How do you know if gerontology is right for you and what options for practice are available? 101 Careers in Gerontology will guide you in your search, providing glimpses into and information about a broad range of options that are gerontology-specific or gerontology-related. This guide is for all levels of job seekers-college or high school students looking to begin careers or paths of study, professionals needing credentials, mid-career job seekers, even guidance counselors or parents looking for help counseling young adults. Types of jobs and where you would work-including areas you may not have considered such as clothing design, anthropology, or law-education requirements for those jobs, practitioner profiles, and emerging job prospects are all outlined to give you the information you need to decide which path in gerontology is right for you. Interviews with practitioners provide insight on what it's like to be starting out in gerontology or to have worked in the field for years, as well as the experience of starting out with a degree versus on-the-job learning. So go ahead, use this book and tweak your interest, spur your imagination, or identify a broader spectrum of career possibilities that might be a good fit for you. Welcome to the exciting, dynamic, and ever-expanding professional world of Gerontology!

One Hundred and One Careers in Mathematics

  • Filename: one-hundred-and-one-careers-in-mathematics.
  • ISBN: 0883857286
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 340
  • Author: Andrew Sterrett
  • Publisher: MAA

This second edition contains updates on the career paths of individuals profiled in the first edition, along with many new profiles. The authors of the essays in this volume describe a wide variety of careers for which a background in the mathematical sciences is useful. Each of the jobs presented shows real people in real jobs. Their individual histories demonstrate how the study of mathematics was useful in landing good-paying jobs in predictable places such as IBM, AT&T, and American Airlines, and in surprising places such as FedEx Corporation, L.L. Bean, and Perdue Farms, Inc. You will also learn about job opportunities in the Federal Government as well as exciting careers in the arts, sculpture, music, and television. --back cover.

101 Careers in Public Health Second Edition

  • Filename: 101-careers-in-public-health-second-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780826195999
  • Release Date: 2015-12-11
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Beth Seltzer, MD, MPH
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Praise for the First Edition: First rate advice. American Public Health Association In just the past few years, interest in public health careers has soared. Public health degrees are more popular than everóbut what opportunities are out there once youíve earned that MPH? And do you have to have to have a degree in public health to break into this field? This updated and revised second edition of 101+ Careers in Public Health provides an extensive overview of the numerous and diverse career options available and the many different roads to achieving them. It includes both familiar public health careers and emerging opportunities. New to the second edition are public health careers in the military, public health and aging, and careers in cutting-edge areas such as nanotechnology and public health genetics. Readers will learn about modern approaches to public health programs, including the evolving study of implementation science and the increased role of community-based participatory research. The second edition also presents expanded information on getting started in public health, including the increasingly popular field of global health. Included are descriptions of careers in disease prevention, environmental health, disaster preparedness, nutrition, education, public safety, and many more. Whether you are a student who wants to launch a career or a professional looking to change careers, this guide offers a straightforward introduction to the public health field. It details the training, salary ranges, and degree requirements for each job and alerts readers to alternative pathways beyond the traditional MPH. New to the Second Edition: Public health careers in the military Public health and aging Expanded information on global health careers and how to get started in global health Careers in cutting-edge domains of public health, such as nanotechnology and public health genetics The evolving roles of implementation science and community participatory research MD or MPH? The differences between healthcare and public health Key Features: Includes a detailed guide to educational paths, options, and training requirements at the bachelor's, master's, and PhD levels Offers guidance on navigating the job market through both traditional and nontraditional pathways Provides tips on landing the job you want Includes interviews with public health professionals who offer details of their day-to-day lives on the job Helps job-seekers just starting out and those interested in career change

101 Careers in Nursing

  • Filename: 101-careers-in-nursing.
  • ISBN: PSU:000059255802
  • Release Date: 2006-06-14
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Jeanne Novotny
  • Publisher:

Few careers offer the advantages that nursing offers, and the demand will exceed supply for some time to come. This concise volume provides an overview of what's possible in a nursing career. It profiles 101 different types of nursing careers, including a basic description, education requirements, skills needed, compensation, and related Web sites and professional organizations.

Genius 101

  • Filename: genius-101.
  • ISBN: 0826106285
  • Release Date: 2009-02-05
  • Number of pages: 242
  • Author: Dean Keith Simonton, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

"Genius 101 makes for a great read on a centuries-old scientific puzzle - as well as a lively text on the wellsprings and manifestations of genius." Teresa M. Amabile, PhD The Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration Harvard Business School [A] clear and engaging summary of this mysterious and utterly important phenomenon written by arguably the world's expert on the topic. Nearly 30 years of Simonton's fascination and focused intellect on the topic of exemplary genius come together in this brief, accessible and insightful volume. If only all introductory courses were this much fun! --Gregory J. Feist, PhD San Jose State University "The latest, and possibly most comprehensive, entry into this genre [on the study of genius] is Dean Keith Simonton's new book Genius 101... Simonton, a psychology professor at the University of California, Davis, is one of the world's leading authorities on the intellectually eminent..." --Time Magazine, February 13, 2009 "Genius 101 is an extremely readable and entertaining book: I read it in one sitting....Each chapter is informative, well organized, provocative, and entertaining. This book presents the best short introduction to genius to be found." --Robert Sternberg PsycCritiques Are geniuses born or made? How do psychologists measure "genius"? Is it "genius," or is it "madness"? "Genius," contrary to common belief, is not strictly a matter of intelligence. Intellect, personality, creativity, even serendipity play a significant role in molding a genius. So, what does it mean to be a genius? Genius 101 examines the many definitions of "genius," and the multiple domains in which it appears, including art, science, music, business, literature, and the media. Dr. Simonton introduces the study of genius theory and the research supporting it, using non-scientific, accessible language-fit for a non-genius. The Psych 101 Series Short, reader-friendly introductions to cutting-edge topics in psychology. With key concepts, controversial topics, and fascinating accounts of up-to-the-minute research, The Psych 101 Series is a valuable resource for all students of psychology and anyone interested in the field.

101 Classroom Games

  • Filename: 101-classroom-games.
  • ISBN: 9780736095105
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 135
  • Author: Gareth Long
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics

"101 Classroom Games: Energize Learning in Any Subject "helps students improve their study skills, aids them in reviewing material, prepares them for assessments, and makes the learning experience enjoyable. Each game has stimulating content with variations and progressions as well as teaching points to keep the game fun, interesting, and effective.

Deliverology 101

  • Filename: deliverology-101.
  • ISBN: 9781412989503
  • Release Date: 2010-11-23
  • Number of pages: 281
  • Author: Michael Barber
  • Publisher: Corwin Press

Michael Barber, former chief advisor on delivery to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, provides steps to achieving public education reform in this practical field guide.

101 Careers in Social Work

  • Filename: 101-careers-in-social-work.
  • ISBN: 0826154050
  • Release Date: 2008-12-08
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Jessica A. Ritter
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

" This book is an essential career guide for those pursuing a career in social work. The guide is both a catalog of social work job descriptions and a guide to career planning. Careers in Social Work also highlights unconventional and cutting-edge career options such as forensic social work, social entrepreneurship, working in political systems, community planning, and meditation. Written in a user-friendly style, the book allows readers to create social work careers tailored to their unique talents, interests, and passions. Key Features: A catalog of over 50 social work careers, including careers in emerging fields Helpful career development tools such as checklists and questionnaires Useful guidance on educational requirements, licensure, and continuing education "

101 Careers in Social Work Second Edition

  • Filename: 101-careers-in-social-work-second-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780826129055
  • Release Date: 2014-12-05
  • Number of pages: 328
  • Author: Dr. Jessica A. Ritter, BSW, MSSW, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This popular career guide has been completely revised and updated to reflect current accreditation standards, core competencies, and licensing requirements. It also highlights new opportunities for social workers that have been created as a result of health care reform and the passing of the Affordable Care Act.

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