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 21, 2014
If you love our country like we do and are interested in protecting it, you’ll want to see Shawn’s interview with a US Customs and Border Protection officer. Then he will visit a retail pharmacy and meet up with a pharmacy tech who tells him how she assists the pharmacist in filling prescriptions. And finally, Shawn will talk with a public relations specialist where he learns a few of the many things she does and why PR people are so important to a company.
Week of April 28, 2014
Shawn’s going to meet a paralegal and learn why she loves her job assisting the attorneys in her law firm. We'll also learn about a career most of us have never thought of when Shawn talks to a man who provides protection to high-profile individuals. And for those interested in event planning, Shawn will introduce us to a meeting and event planner who spends her time planning her company’s big corporate affairs.
Week of May 5, 2014
Today, we’re going to revisit some of your favorites from last season. We’ll show you Gracey’s interview with an entrepreneur in the food and entertainment business. He’ll tell us about the enormous job of feeding the cast and crew of movies and concerts. As we all know, there are a lot of types of attorneys. We’ll take another look at Shawn’s interview with a criminal defense attorney and learn why he finds his specialty of law a rewarding one. Finally you’ll get an encore of the interview Gracey did up in the tower with an air traffic controller. We’ll get a look into her career of controlling flights in our busy skies to make sure everyone arrives at their destinations safely.