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 March 10, 2014
Gracey will start us out by introducing us to a person whose spends her time detecting what handwriting is forged and what is authentic in her career as a forensic document examiner. And then Shawn will visit an animal clinic where he meets with a veterinarian and learns why she is passionate about her career caring for our family pets. Plus, Gracey will visit a carpenter’s shop and learn why this is a good career in the construction field for people who enjoy building things with their hands.
Week of March 17, 2014
Shawn’s going to introduce us to a self made man who started a successful hotel empire and, just as importantly, values giving back to others. He has an amazing and inspiring story. Then Gracey will take us to a cake shop where the owner shares with her why she loves creating designer cakes for her customers. Plus Shawn will visit a cruise ship terminal and meet a patrol agent who works as a canine handler with his trained dog to intercept criminals entering the country.
Week of March 24
Gracey will start us off at the hospital where she meets a doctor working in a fast growing trend in healthcare as a hospitalist. Stay tuned to find out what he does. Then Shawn will talk with a product sales consultant and learn how her presentation skills and background help increase her company’s sales. Plus Gracey will meet up with a nurse who helps keep patients healthy without ever meeting them in person in her work as a case manager for an insurance company.