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 June 22, 2015
Gracey will start us out on the field where she talks with a former pro-football kicker. He’s has now found his niche as a kicking coach teaching his skills to others. Then Shawn will visit an Emergency Operations Center where he meets up with an Emergency Manager and learns how he coordinates operations during crises (plural of crisis) and other events. And Gracey will talk with an adoption attorney and learn how she matches up parents to their new child and ensures that the adoption process goes smoothly.
Week of June 29
Shawn will introduce us to a SWAT Team leader and learn what goes into his high adrenaline job protecting citizens.
Then, Gracey will visit a global farm where she meets an agricultural consultant who works with farmers all over the world to help them grow crops to feed their communities. Finally, Shawn will learn from a chef and food truck owner what’s involved in owning a mobile kitchen and why it’s one of the hottest trends in dining.
Week of July 6. 2015
What comes to mind when you think of Anthropology? Bet you never thought of fast food. You won’t want to miss Gracey’s informative interview with an anthropologist.
Then Shawn will talk with a marketing engineer at ABB who works to make sure her customer’s energy needs are met.
And Shawn will also visit a fire station where he’ll talk to a firefighter and learn that this job is not just about extinguishing fires.