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?
Our show is syndicated, which means it may appear on many different TV stations on different days at different times. Check your local listings to find out exactly when and where Real Life 101 appears in your area; we recommend starting with our Station List to give your search a jump start!
Week of December 15, 2014
We’ll bring you an encore of Shawn’s interview with a women’s college soccer coach and see how she turned her passion for soccer into a career. Then we’ll head out to the airport where we take a look back at Gracey’s interview with a flight attendant and see that her job entails a lot more than asking passengers if they’d like peanuts or pretzels. Plus, we’ll bring back Shawn’s interview with a field service engineer and see how he turned his love of fixing things and electronics into a career maintaining and repairing nuclear imaging equipment at a hospital.
Week of December 22, 2014
We’ll revisit Gracey’s interview with a food broker and find out why food manufacturers rely on them to them to increase sales of their food products. And we’ll bring you an encore of Shawn’s visit with a public relations specialist where he learned a few of the many things she does and why PR people are so important to a company. And we’ll take you back to the bridal salon where the buyer talked to Gracey about how she selects her shop’s gorgeous wedding gowns. Wait til you see these dresses on the models!
Week of December 29, 2014
We’ll get a glimpse into some of the job opportunities in the fast-paced TV news industry when Shawn meets up with the news director at a TV station. Then Gracey will visit a concierge pediatrician who is providing better care for his patients with a new spin on old-fashioned medicine. Finally, Shawn will visit a preschool and childcare center where he meets the director who shares with him some of her duties working with parents, teachers and little tots.