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5 Job Search Activities: How to Teach Occupations in School

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Job Search Activities

Any age is the right age to start thinking about occupations.

Because you’re never too young to start thinking about your dream job, we have built some job search activities to help facilitate this effort.

From identifying occupations to the job search and to the actual job interview…

This list of 5 job search activities explores job hunting from start to finish.

1. Job Definition Match

Job Definition Match

In this job search activity, students get familiar with the types of jobs that are available. From farming to financial, students will have to match the job title with the definitions.

2. Occupations Match

Jobs Match ESL Worksheet


In the same theme of exploring students’ future, they associate jobs with pictures in this one. Once students finish the worksheet, they should have a good idea of various jobs.

3. Find Your Dream Job

Job Interviews


In pairs, students ask each other the list of questions on the sheet. After answering all the questions, everyone can find out their perfect job.

4. Job Interview

Job Interviews

This is the unexpected job interview that registers at all levels. Imagine students have landed interviews for their dream job. With the set of questions in the handout, students can write down answers to the interview questions.

5. Top 10 Jobs

Top 10 Jobs ESL Worksheets


A Family Feud style ESL worksheet that helps kids reflect on their future jobs. Let them guess the top 10 jobs students in North America want to be. They might be surprised.

Job Search Activities

From the job hunt to the interview, this list of 5 job search activities helps students explore potential employment.

Nowadays, the types of jobs that exist are changing. Even some types of occupations are becoming obsolete.

This list of job search activities covers jobs that have stood the test of time and are probably not going away any time soon.

Do you have any job search activities? Please let us know in the comment form below.

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