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  • Published: 1 July 2015
  • ISBN: 9781607745778
  • Imprint: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $29.99

What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens, Third Edition

Discover Yourself, Design Your Future, and Plan for Your Dream Job



This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major or career.

This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major or career.

No idea what you want to be? No worries! This fun, rewarding guide draws on the time-tested principles of the career classic What Color Is Your Parachute? to help you discover your passions, skills, and potential college majors and dream jobs. 

Why now? Because when you identify your interests and passions early, you can make informed decisions on what additional schooling (and tuition debt) makes sense for your chosen field. 

With fresh updates on the specific challenges of today’s job-market, this new edition features activities and advice on information interviewing, social media, internships, and more. Most importantly, it’s packed with big-picture advice that will set you up to land the job that’s perfect for who you are—and who you want to be.

  • Published: 1 July 2015
  • ISBN: 9781607745778
  • Imprint: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $29.99

About the authors

Carol Christen

RICHARD N. BOLLES has been a leader in the job-hunting field for more than 35 years. The author of What Colour is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book of all time, Bolles has been the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences. Bolles holds a Bachelors Degree cum laude in physics from Harvard and three honorary doctorates.

Richard N. Bolles

RICHARD N. BOLLES has been a leader in the career development field for more than thirty-five years. He was trained in chemical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and holds a bachelor’s degree cum laude in physics from Harvard University and a master’s in sacred theology from General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Marci.

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