How to Choose Your Perfect Computer Science Career

From the Series STEM Career Choices

  • Interest Level: Grade 7 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 7

Choosing a career can be tough. There are so many options and choices available—how do you figure out what is right for you?

This book takes students by the hand and helps them explore their interests, personality type, likes and dislikes, and hopes for the future so they can navigate a pathway to their perfect computer science career.

With flowchart quizzes that allow the reader to narrow down their options and find a route that is right for them, How to Choose Your Perfect Computer Science Career helps take the stress out of making a good career choice. Students will learn what qualifications they need for their ideal career, and where and how to achieve them. They will discover if further education is right for them, or if a more practical route to their ideal career choice is best. They will learn what a day in the life of each career option is like so they can figure out if it might suit them.

This is a must-have guide for all students making decisions about their future.

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Interest Level Grade 7 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
Genre Social Studies, Young Adult
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary, STEM: Technology/Coding
Copyright 2023
Publisher Cheriton Children's Books
Imprint Cheriton Children's Books
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2023-02-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS YAN011000, YAN049000, YAN013000
Dewey 004
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.125
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Cathleen Small

Cathleen Small has created numerous books for children and young adults on a wide variety of subjects. She lives in California with her family.


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“[A] well-rounded investment that serves readers’ diverse and nuanced interests. . . . This series is richly detailed and chock-full of great information about common and less-known STEM careers; an ideal addition to large public library collections and STEM school libraries.”—School Library Journal