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What is a Career?

A career means you stay in the same type of work. A career can be one job or many jobs. You can work for one company or many companies. A career is sometimes called a "career path" or "pathway."

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A career includes education, training, and work experience. In a career, you need to think about how you can grow in your job, or move into another job. Having a career takes planning.

Here is an example of a career path:

  1. Manny worked in a restaurant prepping food.
  2. Manny worked in a restaurant as a line cook.
  3. Manny went to cooking school.
  4. Manny worked at a very nice restaurant as the chef.

To learn how to choose a career path for yourself, click on the pages below:

Already have a career path? Write it down in your career plan.