Question of the Day: What careers is Gen Z most interested in?

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Apr 28, 2021
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Question of the Day, Career

Answer:

Questions:

  • What is your desired career at this point? Why does that interest you?
  • What education/training do you need for this career?
  • Have you ever had a conversation with someone who does this job? What did you learn OR what would you ask them?

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Behind the numbers (Indeed):

"Almost half of our list of popular jobs for Gen Z is made up of tech-related jobs, including the top four spots. Fittingly enough for a generation of digital natives, Apple, the world’s first trillion-dollar company, is a strong draw. The number-one iOS developer was clicked on 3.2 times more often by graduation-age Gen Zers than by other job seekers."

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About the Author

Mason Butts

After graduating from UCLA with a Master's in Education, Mason spent 5 years as a science educator in a South Los Angeles public high school. He is committed to supporting the holistic growth of all students and empowering them to live a life of relational, academic, and financial success. Now settled in the Bay Area, Mason enjoys facilitating professional developments and partnering with educators as they prepare students for a bright financial future. When Mason is not building curriculum or planning a training, he can be found cycling, trying new foods, and exploring the outdoors.