Dream Today, Job Tomorrow: Building a Foundation for Career Success

In this lesson students learn strategies that they can employ now to start preparing for their future dream job or career. Students conduct an interview to collect anecdotal information about a real-life career progression experience. They will explore their current and potential human capital. Additionally, they learn about hard and soft skills important to job success and identify ways their current talents, interests, and extracurricular activities can form the foundational building blocks of their future careers.


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Education Level: 6-8 9-12
Subjects: Personal Finance Career and Technical Education
Concepts: Human Capital
Resource Types: Lesson
Languages: English
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