This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major or career.
No idea what you want to be? No worries! This fun, rewarding guide draws on the time-tested principles of the career classic What Color Is Your Parachute? to help you discover your passions, skills, and potential college majors and dream jobs.
Why now? Because when you identify your interests and passions early, you can make informed decisions on what additional schooling (and tuition debt) makes sense for your chosen field.
With fresh updates on the specific challenges of today’s job-market, this new edition features activities and advice on information interviewing, social media, internships, and more. Most importantly, it’s packed with big-picture advice that will set you up to land the job that’s perfect for who you are—and who you want to be.
CAROL CHRISTEN is a career strategist who has worked extensively with teenagers and young adults. She lives with her husband in Butte, Montana.
RICHARD N. BOLLES is the author of What Color Is Your Parachute? He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
“Discover and explore your personal path with the help of this excellent book. Use Christen’s step-by-step exercises, along with careful planning and hard work, to launch a
—Steven Roy Goodman, educational consultant and coauthor of College Admissions Together
“After long nights of losing sleep and worrying about what career would both satisfy me and benefit my life in the future, I found my answer among the many informative and interactive pages of this book. It has lead me down the right track toward the profession of my dreams and taught me a lot about myself along the way.”
—Alison Mantell, college freshman at Montana State University