Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Have you thought about your "dream job?" Do you have any idea what it takes to get there? Are you headed in the right direction?
Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Join hosts Jillian, Shawn and Gracey every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment!
Rated High for Educational Content by the
University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center.
Where can you find Real Life 101?
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Week of August 25, 2014
Gracey will start off by introducing us to a CPA where she’ll learn how he was drawn to this career even though in high school he had no interest in accounting! Keeping memories alive and preserving documents is important whether it is an historic document or article or pictures of you and your friends. Shawn will talk to a digital archivist who gives us a glimpse into this career in library science. And if you’re into makeup, you’ll find there are lots of job opportunities when Gracey meets up with a makeup artist who specializes in weddings and TV.
Week of September 1, 2014
Episode 210 (Season Premiere!)
To kick off the season, we’re going to bring back our most popular interviews from last year.
We’ll start off with a career most of us have never thought of when we watch Shawn’s interview with a security person who keeps high-profile and famous people out of harm’s way.
Then, we’ll revisit the hospital where Gracey met a doctor working in a fast growing trend in healthcare as a hospitalist. Can you guess what a hospitalist does? Keeping memories alive and preserving documents is important whether it’s a historic document or pictures of you and your friends or family. We’ll look back at Shawn’s interview with a digital archivist at a college library.
Week of September 7, 2014
Today, we’re going to continue where we left off last week and bring you more of our viewer’s favorite careers. We’ll start off with Gracey’s visit with a Roman Catholic priest and learn what he does besides celebrating Sunday Mass to serve the people of his community.
Then we’ll take a look at Shawn’s segment with an empowerment coach who told him how she inspires people and helps them achieve their full potential. Plus we’ll bring back Gracey’s interview with a CPA where she learned how he was drawn to this career even though in high school he had no interest in accounting!