The Career Outlook Project
Career Outlook Project
Job Title and Job Description
I work as a community organizer - pulling people together to take action on important issues like tobacco, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, etc.
What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?
Community organizing, health education
What new technology will be important?
What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?
BA in history of science; work in health education
What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?
Writing skills * Public speaking skills * Great organizational skills * People person
When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?
No, after college I tried a lot of things before I got here.
|Skills Used||Rating (5=Most Important thru|
|Athletic / Physical||You have to carry a lot of stuff|
|Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment|
|Creative Thinking||You have to find solutions to tough problems|
|Interpersonal||Work with a lot of volunteers|
|Investigative / Fact Finding||Research on resources in a community|
|leadership and Supervising|
|Sales and Negotiation||Working with lots of different people|
|Scientific and Experimental|
|Social Service / Helping Skills|
|Teaching / Instructing|
|Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals|
|Writing||Grant writing, letter writing|
Interview By: CC