Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Have you thought about your "dream job?" Do you have any idea what it takes to get there? Are you headed in the right direction?
Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Join hosts Jillian, Shawn and Gracey every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment!
Rated High for Educational Content by the
University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center.
Where can you find Real Life 101?
Our show is syndicated, which means it may appear on many different TV stations on different days at different times. Check your local listings to find out exactly when and where Real Life 101 appears in your area; we recommend starting with our Station List to give your search a jump start!
Week of April 20, 2015
If you want to work behind the scenes in TV and have a knack for numbers, Shawn may have the perfect job for you as a Director of Station Research. Then Gracey will visit a physical therapy rehab unit of a hospital where she learns about the fascinating and growing profession of a hand therapist. You thought only people get acupuncture? Wrong. Shawn will speak with a veterinary acupuncturist and learn how pets can benefit from this alternative form of medicine, too.
Week of April 27, 2015
Gracey will meet a very compassionate OB GYN cancer doctor who specializes in treating women with cancers related to the female reproductive system. And Shawn will introduce us to a Daily Money Manager and learn how she helps her elderly clients manage their expenses and pay their bills. Then Gracey will meet an electrical contractor and see how he coordinates all the electrical work in new homes.
Week of May 4, 2015
We’ll bring you an encore of Shawn’s interview with a women’s college soccer coach and see how she turned her passion for soccer into a career. Then we’ll head out to the airport where we take a look back at Gracey’s interview with a flight attendant and see that her job entails a lot more than asking passengers if they’d like peanuts or pretzels. Plus, we’ll bring back Shawn’s interview with a field service engineer and see how he turned his love of fixing things and electronics into a career maintaining and repairing nuclear imaging equipment at a hospital.