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 October 13, 2014
Gracey will start us off at the bank where she meets a business banker and learn how he helps small business owners achieve their goals. Jobs are plentiful in the oil and gas industry. Shawn will meet a recruiter who tells him about some of the careers available in the field and how he connects prospects and employers. Plus, Gracey will talk with a social media manager who gives her a glimpse of how he works to get his customers seen in a positive way and at the top of internet search engine lists.
Week of October 20, 2014
We may not realize it, but logistics is involved in everything we have. Shawn will meet 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 Gracey will take us to a wildlife refuge in the Everglades where a wildlife biologist gives us a glimpse of the work he does both as a biologist and nature photographer. Then it’s back to the classroom where Shawn visits a preschool teacher who tells us how she teaches little ones to prepare them for school.
Week of October 27, 2014
We’ll take you to a beautifully landscaped home where Gracey will meet the landscape architect who designed the incredible outdoor spaces. Then we’ll get to see what goes into formulating the ingredients for cheesecakes and pizza rolls when Shawn meets up with a food scientist.
And if you’re into art, you won’t want to miss Gracey’s interview with a man who makes his living as a sculptor. We’ll even see him welding one of his masterpieces!