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 #301  | Week of November 12, 2018

First up, Shawn’s going to introduce us to an occupational therapist and learn the various types of things she does to help her patients get back to doing things and living life to their fullest ability. If you’re a curious type person, interested in computers and statistics, you’ll want to see Helena’s interview with a research professor who will introduce her to the world of data science – one of the hottest careers around! Then Shawn will take us to a company that manufactures parts for spacecraft and learn how the production supervisor oversees and manages their production.

Next week on Real Life 101

Episode #302  | Week of November 19, 2018

When works of art get damaged or faded, especially when they’re valuable or have sentimental value, it’s a shame to just let them go. Helena will visit an art conservator and learn how she preserves and repairs art. The way we get our news has evolved over the years.  We’ll hear how a digital editor manages a TV station’s digital platforms and keeps on top of breaking news. When someone calls 911 for an emergency, it is imperative that the person who answers the call is able to assist in a quick and calm manner.  Shawn will meet a communications officer and learn how he handles 911 calls.

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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