What do you want to be when you grow up?
At six, the answer might be astronaut, firefighter, or singer - largely depending on your favorite cartoon character, book, or pastime.
At sixteen, the answer gets more complicated as we consider factors beyond the best fit for our passions, interests, and strengths.
An answer could be swayed by what seems like the responsible choice.
Or the popular choice.
Or a parent’s preference.
But the profession you are definitely NOT going to choose is the career you have never heard about. And yet, it could be the career of your dreams - if only somebody had told you about it!
Enter the Knowledge Series - a constantly-evolving digital career bank bridging today’s world with tomorrow’s potential careers to help young people imagine their career possibilities.
With the help of professionals and experts from a variety of careers around the world, including journalists, doctors, entrepreneurs, athletes, artists and many more, the Knowledge Series, empowers students to delve deeper into what our fast-changing world might look like in the future so they can begin thinking about their professional place in it.
Through the Knowledge Series, hosted by the Institute of ACS Athens, experts help broaden students’ horizons through short videos (about five minutes) featuring:
Experts are even invited to serve as mentors to help continue the transformation journey that all started from that perennial childhood question and whose next phase opens a world of opportunities - from selecting the right college to internships and, ultimately, an inspired career matched to one’s passions, interests, and strengths.
ACS Athens alumni are the most important part of what makes the Knowledge Series unique and impactful.
By sharing your expertise and perspectives, you are helping today’s ACS Athens students see the possibilities that might otherwise have been hidden from them. You are also enriching your industry by taking a step to attract future employees with the ACS Athens mindset that we know makes our students and alumni stand out from the crowd.
Contact the Institute of ACS Athens (firstname.lastname@example.org) to find out about the easy ways you can share your expertise - either in-person or remotely from anywhere in the world!
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