You’ve just graduated - congratulations! Now it's time to find a job and join the “real world”. There’s an old saying that goes, “since you’re going to be working for the rest of your life youmight as well do something you really enjoy.” Also, “if you find something you enjoy doing;you will never work a day in your life”. Ideally, you’d like to find work you love to do and thatpays you enough to live comfortably. You have the advantage of time and the opportunity tochoose. After high school you might go directly into a job, enter a training program, or go tocollege. Your future is just beginning to unfold, and the choices about work are yours tomake.
Directions: Go to the websites listed below in order to complete the assigned work.
The Process:Step 1. Complete the “Who Are You” – Personality Inventory (handout)
a)Identify and explain your personality type(s)I am a realist. I am trustworthy, realistic, and hardworking. My accuracy and ability toconcentrate on the task at hand makes me a detail specialist. I have good innate judgment,a matter-of-fact personality and practicality.b) How accurately does this personality classification describe you? Explain.I am hardworking and can concentrate on the task that is important to me at themoment. I can be trustworthy and realistic at times, and I sometimes, choose the rightchoice when it comes down to things. But one thing to add, I am also imaginative andartistic. When I have spare time, I would rather enjoy my surroundings and take in thebeauty of this world.
Compete the “Career Cluster Interest Survey” (handout)Step 2. Make and evaluate a list of careers that fit your personality
Review the results of your
“Who Are You”
“Career Cluster InterestSurvey”
and make a list of at least five careers that match your personality.
Physical Therapist Assistant ___________
Nursing Aide ________________________
Visual Arts Designer __________________
Interior Designer ____________________
_____________________ 8.__________________________________ 9.__________________________________
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Stage 1 – Career Search