Skip to content
Need to learn or teach remotely? Check out our new resources to help you work, learn or teach from anywhere.

1. Introduction to Research Career Paths

Playback Speed:
Transcript

Choosing a career path is the first step towards finding a job that fits your interests, skills, and personality.

Exploring and organizing information about different careers can help you narrow down your options and make more informed decisions about which path to pursue.

It can give you insight into what it takes to work in different fields and what to expect while you’re working in those professions.

In this lesson, you will research potential career paths and organize your findings in Google Sheets.

Think about the things that are most important to you in a possible career.

Do you like building things?

Would you like to help others?

Do you enjoy working outside?

Do you like interacting with other people?

Consider your interests and preferences when choosing which careers you want to research.

As you complete this lesson, you will: Research careers and document your findings in a spreadsheet, Format your data, And use formulas to find averages for your results.

This lesson uses Google Sheets, but you could apply these skills and concepts in any spreadsheet application or even with a paper chart.

To work on this lesson, sign in to your Google account.

Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to Google.com.

If you are not signed in, do so now.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one now.

To begin, open Google Drive.

Then, create a new spreadsheet and rename it.

Then, move on to the next video to start exploring different careers.

Now, it’s your turn: Log in to your Google account, Open Google Drive, Create a new spreadsheet, And rename it.

Instructions

  1. Log in to your Google account.
  2. Open Google Drive.
  3. Create a new spreadsheet.
  4. Rename it.