Career Exploration

(Copy this page and take the survey.)

CAREER SURVEY

 
Name:________________________________________________________Date:_________
 
Years at this school:   K      1      2       3       4       5       6       7       8       9      10      11      12
 
Parent/Guardian:_____________________________________________________________

Address:____________________________________________________________________
 
FUTURE PLANS
 
_____1. College    ___Community           Majors:______________________________________
                               ___4-Year            
                               ___Master’s                Colleges of interest:____________________________            
                               ___ Professional        ____________________________________________
 
_____2. Technical/Trade School              Programs of interest:___________________________
               Field:__________________      ____________________________________________
            
 
_____3. Military Service    ___Army     ___Navy    ___Air Force   ___Marines   ___Coast Guard                           
                                                          ___Guard/Reserve    ___ROTC       ___Academy
                                         
_____4, Work/Career Field__________________________________________
 
_____5. I want to continue my education, but I’m not sure where or how.
 
_____6. I am totally undecided about education/work/career fields.
 
7.    I am most interested in careers related to: (check any that apply)
    ___ Computers/ InformationTechnology
    ___ Business (management, accounting, finance, clerical, personnel)
    ___ Health (medical professional, nursing, lab tech, paramedic, radiology)
    ___ Sales/Marketing
    ___ Education
    ___ Protective Services (police, fire, security)
    ___ Personal Service (massage, beauty, fitness)
    ___ Repairers/Mechanics (auto, electronics, plumbers, refrigeration, etc.)
    ___ Construction (builders, carpenters, bricklayers, contractors)
    ___ Transportation (trucking, heavy equipment, airlines, shipping, railroads)
    ___ Agriculture (farming, animal health, ag sales, ranching, agri-business)
    ___ Social Services (counseling, ministry, social workers, child welfare)
    ___ Design, Communication, Art (commercial art, graphic design, architecture, journalism)
    ___ Performing Arts (music, dance, theatre)
    ___ Science & Technical (chemists, researchers, astronauts, medicine, physics)
    ___ Manufacturing (welding, plant operations, machinists, factory work)
  
8.   I need help with:
     ___choosing a career or college major                                   ___finding a college or program
     ___military options                                                               ___financial aid
    ___getting a job                                                                    ___preparing for ACT/SAT
    ___choosing high school classes                                            ___other information

 

CHECKLIST FOR WORK/CAREER FIELD PLANNING
 
Careers/Work Fields that interest me:
 
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Job Description Worksheet  
Checkout OOH (Occupational Outlook Handbook Online) for information on jobs of interest.
( *Make extra copies of this page or get them from Mrs. Parker for research on several careers!)
 
Job Title:________________________________________________________________
 
Salary Range: ___________________________________________________________
 
Education/Training Required:_______________________________________________
 
Specific Skills Needed:_____________________________________________________
 
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Things I might like about this job:____________________________________________
                                  
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Things I might not like:_____________________________________________________
 
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Is this career field growing or shrinking?   (Occupational Outlook Handbook)­­_________
 
Where can I go to get my education/training? _________________________________
 
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How much will it cost?_______________________________________________________
 
What do I have to have to get in?     Grades? Recommendations? Tests? Applications?
                                                            Interviews? Résumé?
 
Can I Job Shadow someone in this career field? 
 
 
NOTES:________________________________________________________________
 
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