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 fashion designers, sports trainers, music therapists, to college and professional coaches, 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, Gracey and Alecsa 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 May 16, 2016
It’s good to have you with us today as we bring you an encore of 3 very cool careers from last season! Did you know that 1 out of 3 dogs over the age of 10 is likely to develop cancer? We’ll bring back Shawn’s interview with a veterinary oncologist who diagnoses and treats pets with cancer.
And we will show you Gracey’s meeting with an adoption attorney and learn how she matches up parents to their new child and ensures that the adoption process goes smoothly.
Then we’ll look back at what goes into formulating the ingredients for cheesecakes and pizza rolls when we bring you Shawn’s interview with a food scientist.
Week of May 23, 2016
Today, we’re going to continue showing our “best of” interviews from last season as they’re just too good to lock up in the Real Life vault! What comes to mind when you think of Anthropology? Bet you never thought of fast food. We’re going to bring you an encore of Gracey’s informative interview with an anthropologist.
Then, we’ll head back to the Emergency Operations Center where we revisit Shawn’s interview with an Emergency Manager and learn how he coordinates operations during crises (plural of crisis) and other events. Plus, we’ll bring you Gracey’s interview with a residential appraiser. See how he figures out what a house is worth and why this is so important in a real estate transaction.
Week of May 30, 2016
We’ve got a special half hour lined up as we bring back some of our most unique and interesting careers from last season.
We may not realize it, but logistics is involved in everything we have. We’ll show you Shawn’s interview with the president of a logistics company who will introduce us to his career of getting things safely and intact from point A to B. And we’ll head back to the fire station where Gracey meets up with a firefighter and learns that this job is not just about extinguishing fires.
Plus, we will revisit Shawn’s meeting with a recruiter who will talk about some of the careers available in the oil and gas industry and how he connects prospects and employers.