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? From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to fashion designers, sports trainers and 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 in this 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.

This week on Real Life 101

Episode #318  | Week of December 30, 2019

Shawn is going to get a glimpse into a career in data science that wasn’t around in our parent’s day when he speaks with the manager of business intelligence at a utility company. Then he will meet a woman who shared with him how she turned her imaginative and artistic abilities into a successful career. We’ll also see some of the uplifting books and items she creates! Plus Shawn will talk with an architectural project manager.  He’ll learn how he turned his love of art into a career working on a team to design and build the projects his company is awarded.

Episode #321 | January 20, 2020

If you’re interested in being a doctor, the University of Florida has a great medical program.  We’ll take a look back at Luis’s interview with a medical student.  She discussed the challenges of meeting her goal of becoming a doctor. Then we’ll bring back Carly’s interview with a man who made a profession out of his love of photography.  He really knows how to make people look good for portraits and head shots! Finally, we’ll take you back to Luis’s meeting with a couple of librarians who let him in on how their duties have evolved over the years. 

Next week on Real Life 101

Episode #322  | Week of January 27, 2020

We’ll take you back to Florida’s Museum of Natural History where Luis met up with a shark researcher.  He has devoted his career to researching shark attacks and sharks around the world. Then, we’ll bring back Carly’s interview with a young lady who has a very enviable job as a dance captain on a cruise ship. Plus, we’ll give you an encore of Luis’ interview with a Pediatric Speech and Language Pathologist.  She shared how this can be a rewarding career for people who want a career in health care and love to work with children.

Where can you find Real Life 101?

Our show is syndicated, which means it may appear on different TV stations on different days at different times, depending on where you live. 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!

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