From robotics engineering and computer games development to environmental law and eco-friendly construction, this job guide features hundreds of careers, including trending opportunities.
Do you have a passion but can’t work out how to make a career out of it? Do you want to change your career but don’t know where to start? Are you worried about career development? Or are you overwhelmed by so much advice you are lost in a sea of information? You’re not the only one – and Careers is here to steer you in the right direction.
This indispensable guide is ideal for teenagers and newly qualified graduates. Career counsellors will also find this a trustworthy companion for helping students with their future career planning. So, whether you want to become a nurse or home decorator, a chef or cyber-security analyst (or you simply have no idea!), this book is your ultimate source.
Concise and combining a user-friendly approach with a bold, graphic design, Careers is like having your very own career coach.
About the Author
Sarah Pawlewski, consultant and principal author, is a career advisor with more than 20 years' experience. She runs her own consultancy and works with clients of all ages across schools, colleges, and industry. Sarah holds degrees in psychology and career guidance, and is a member of the Career Development Institute.
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto.
"This is the prettiest, most well-organized, useful and up to date guide to careers that I have ever seen. It is a wonder, and it is a treasure. I haven't said this about any book, in the last twenty years." — Dick Bolles, author, What Color Is Your Parachute?
"It will be a useful book for our family over the next few years as we begin the college/career process…I hope this book can give our kids some options they may not have originally considered." — SincerelyStacie.com
"This gives readers a range of options." — Booklist
"Getting a kid pointed in the right direction toward a career that is both meaningful and fulfilling is invaluable. Careers does a great job of laying out those opportunities." — GeekDad
"A useful additional purchase for a career section in a public or school library." — VOYA Magazine
"Careers is the ideal reference for undecided teens, parents, and guidance counselors looking for inside information on hundreds of careers." — San Diego Family Magazine
"Inspiring and imaginative as well as practical, Careers has charts and tables that help young people gauge interest about possible careers—it's like having a personal career advisor by your side whenever you need it!" — ChildressInk.com