The Career Profile Project
Career Profile Project
Job Title and Job Description
I coordinate volunteers and undergrad interns at the SPARK Center, a pediatric program at Boston Medical Center. I love working with children and I love working with interns who want to go into the field of Social Work, and learning from them.
What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?
There are many specialists in this field - Play, Occupational, Speech, Music Therapists. Child Life specialists, Social Worker
What new technology will be important?
Technology, not so much. Probably a better understanding of children and their needs.
What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?
Early Childhood Ed.
What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?
Early Childhood Ed. with a specific concentration in the field that you are interested in.
When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?
I knew I would be working in this field in some way.
|Skills Used||Rating (5=Most Important thru|
|Athletic / Physical|
|Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment|
|Investigative / Fact Finding|
|leadership and Supervising||VERY|
|Sales and Negotiation||negotiation, yes|
|Scientific and Experimental||in the classroom|
|Social Service / Helping Skills||VERY|
|Teaching / Instructing|
|Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals|
Interview By: BA