In this program, a career specialist and a life coach arrange for Noor to work as both insurance underwriter and refugee center volunteer to determine which suits him better. Noor prefers to work with helping people in need and considers politics or humanitarian work. He must now find and earn a degree that will get him the job that he wants, and he must also impress the admissions board of an international studies program that he is interested in joining. He is looking at a career choice that is not going to be easy to obtain but he has a goal now and he is going to work hard to achieve it. (26 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Challenge #1 - Learn to Project Confidence & Authority (03:28) – Noor learns about the basic requirements and the salary for an entry-level position in politics.
Challenge #1 - Canvassing the Public (03:21) – He speaks to pedestrians on the street to get their opinions on a subject.
Challenge #2 - Insurance Underwriter (02:56) – He does not have a good idea of what constitutes “business” yet.
Challenge #2 - Assessing Risk (02:57) – Noor job shadows an insurance underwriter to find out what the profession is like.
Challenge #3 - Humanitarian Work (03:05) – Noor must decide between politics and business based on what he feels is right.
Academic Requirements (03:06) – He visits one of the top universities for students considering political careers.
Career Decision Made (01:28) – He must decide in three months about whether he wants to go into politics or business.