This activity makes helps students make the connection between things they like to do in their free time and translate those activities into skills they would use in a future career. Students select leisure activities from a chart, narrow their selection to 5 choices, and then list how the skills needed to do these activities could be used in a future career. For example:
Leisure activity: Playing team sports
Skills Needed: Discipline, Teamwork, Responsibility, Dependability, Physical Ability, Critical Thinking
Possible Careers: Most careers cover all areas listed with the exception of physical ability.
Specific Sports Related Careers: coaching, sports marketing, sports announcer, referee, radio announcer.
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