Choosing a Career (01:07)
Young graduates need to think about what is important to them as they plan their next move. A life coach and a career specialist prepare to take one young person through the steps of this important decision-making process.
Meet Noor - Aspiring World-Changer (02:17)
Former "bad boy" Noor wants to make a difference in the world. He wants to go to university and is willing to work hard to get there, but he doesn't know which direction to head. He does know that "Without money, you can't aspire to be anything."
Challenge #1 - Learn to Project Confidence & Authority (03:28)
Noor learns the salary and basic requirements for an entry-level job in politics, salaries and basic requirements for a job. Before he begins his first challenge, he gets some coaching on political presentation.
Challenge #1 - Canvassing the Public (03:21)
Noor polls pedestrians to learn their thoughts on a subject. He prepares his presentation based on what he has learned. Noor presents his findings to a city counsel leader. The counsel member provides a critique.
Challenge #2 - Insurance Underwriter (02:56)
Noor does not have a complete picture fo what constitutes "business." His challenge takes him to an insurance firm. He learns the salary and basic requirements of the job. Noor is tasked with analyzing the risk of potential new insurance clients.
Challenge #2 - Assessing Risk (02:57)
Noor spends a day in the life of an insurance underwriter. He sifts through a mountain of information and finds a creative way to solve complete the task. He presents his report to the boss.
Challenge #3 - Humanitarian Work (03:05)
It's unclear if either path, business or politics, is right for Noor. The team introduces a 3rd possibility: political affairs officer for the United Nations. Noor learns the salary and basic requirements of the job and he spends a day doing various jobs at a refugee center.
Academic Requirements (03:06)
Noor visits a top university for students aspiring to political careers. He learns what it will take to get into this college and what it will take to make going to college work. Noor explores the campus.
Career Decision Made (01:28)
Noor has had 3 months to consider what he has learned about business and politics as professional choices. Noor has decided on politics--after he goes to university.
Credits: Noor: Politician or Businessman? (00:25)
Credits: Noor: Politician or Businessman?
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