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 fashion designers, sports trainers, music therapists, to college and professional coaches, 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, Gracey and Alecsa 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 August 22, 2016
Alecsa will meet the Executive Director of a non-profit organization, LIFT Orlando. He has a passion for neighborhood revitalization and empowering its residents. Plus, Shawn will meet a licensed cruise agent and see why she loves working with her clients to ensure they have a great cruise experience. She’ll also talk about some of the perks of her job. Then for you pet lovers, Alecsa will visit an animal shelter and talk with an animal care officer to learn about his duties and what his favorite part of the job is.
Week of August 29, 2016
We’ve got a special half hour lined up as we bring back some of our most unique and interesting careers from last season.
We may not realize it, but logistics is involved in everything we have. We’ll show you Shawn’s interview with the president of a logistics company who will introduce us to his career of getting things safely and intact from point A to B. And we’ll head back to the fire station where Gracey meets up with a firefighter and learns that this job is not just about extinguishing fires.
Plus, we will revisit Shawn’s meeting with a recruiter who will talk about some of the careers available in the oil and gas industry and how he connects prospects and employers.
Week of September 5, 2016
SEASON PREMIERE! By popular demand, today we’re going to start the season off with our viewers' favorite episode from last season. If you are a football player in high school or college and aspire to make it in the NFL, you’ll want to tune in! Gracey will find out what your chances are of making it to the NFL and what the draft process is like. We’ll also get a look into the daily routine of the football players and coaches, along with some great advice.