Career Cluster Survey

Name Kevin Hadley
School
Directions: Place a check in the space next to the items that best describe you. You may make as many
or as few checks in each box as you choose. Add up the number of checks in each box. Look to see what
box has the highest number. Find the corresponding cluster on the pages immediately following this
survey to see which cluster you may want to explore further.
Activities that describe what I like to do: Personal qualities that
describe me:
__ Learn how things grow and stay
__ Self-reliant
alive. __ Make the best use of the
earth’s natural
resources.
__ Nature lover
_x_ Hunt and/or fish.
_x_ Physically active
__ Protect the environment.
_x_ Planner
_x_ Be outdoors in all kinds of weather.
_x_ Creative problem solver
_x_ Plan, budget, and keep records.
_x_ Operate machines and keep them in
good
repair.

School subjects I like: Total
number
__ Math
checked in
_x_ Life Sciences
box #1
_x_ Earth Sciences
__ Chemistry
__ Agriculture

Activities that describe what I like to do:

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

_x_ Curious
_x_ Good at following
directions
_x_ Pay attention to details
_x_ Good at visualizing
possibilities
_x_ Patient and persistent

__ Math
__ Drafting
_x_ Physical Sciences
__ Construction Trades
__ Electrical
Trades/Heat, Air
Conditioning and
Refrigeration/
Technology Education

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I like: Total
number
__ Art/Graphic design
checked in
__ Music
box #3
__ Speech & Drama
__
Journalism/Literature
__ Audiovisual
6
Technologies

_x_ Read and follow blueprints and/or
instructions.
_x_ Picture in my mind what a finished
product
looks like.
_x_ Work with my hands.
_x_ Perform work that requires precise
results.
_x_ Solve technical problems.
__ Visit and learn from beautiful, historic, or
interesting buildings.
__ Follow logical, step-by-step procedures.
Activities that describe what I like to do:
_x_ Use my imagination to communicate
new
information to others.
_x_ Perform in front of
others. __ Read and write.
__ Play a musical instrument.
__ Perform creative, artistic activities.
__ Use video and recording technology.
__ Design brochures and posters.

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_x_ Creative and
imaginative _x_ Good
communicator/good
vocabulary
_x_ Curious about new
technology __ Relate well to
feelings and
thoughts of
others
_x_ Determined/tenacious

9

Total
number
checked in
box #2

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Activities that describe what I like to do:
__ Perform routine, organized activities but
can
be flexible.
_x_ Work with numbers and detailed
information.
_x_ Be the leader in a group.
_x_ Make business contact with people.
_x_ Work with computer programs.
__ Create reports and communicate
ideas. _x_ Plan my work and follow
instructions without
close supervision.
Activities that describe what I like to do:
_x_ Communicate with different types of
people. _x_ Help others with their homework
or to learn
new things.
_x_ Go to school.
_x_ Direct and plan activities for others.
_x_ Handle several responsibilities at once.
_x_ Acquire new information.
_x_ Help people overcome their challenges.
Activities that describe what I like to do:

Personal qualities that
describe me:
_x_ Organized
_x_ Practical and logical
_x_ Patient
__ Tactful
_x_ Responsible

School subjects I like: Total
number
__
Computer
checked in
Applications/
box #4
Business
and Information
Technology __
Accounting
9
__ Math
__ English
__ Economics

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

_x_ Friendly
_x_ Decision maker
_x_ Helpful
__ Innovative/Inquisitive
_x_ Good listener

__ Language Arts
_x_ Social Studies
__ Math
_x_ Science
__ Psychology

Personal qualities that
describe me:

__ Work with numbers.

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School subjects I like: Total
__ Accounting numberchecked in

__ Work to meet a deadline.
x__ Trustworthy
__ Math
_x_ Make predictions based on existing facts.
_x_ Orderly
__ Economics __ Have a
framework of rules by which to
_x_ Self-confident
__ Banking/Financial
operate.
_x_ Logical
Services
__ Analyze financial information and interpret
_x_ Methodical or efficient
__
Business Law
it to others.
__ Handle money with accuracy and
reliability. _x_ Take pride in the way I dress
and look.

Activities that describe what I like to do:

Total
number
checked in
box #5

Personal qualities that
describe me:

__ Be involved in politics.
_x_ Negotiate, defend, and debate ideas and topics._x_ Good communicator
_x_ Plan activities and work cooperatively with x__ Competitive
others.
__ Service minded
_x_ Work with details.
_x_ Well organized
_x_ Perform a variety of duties that may change
__ Problem
solver
often.
_x_ Analyze information and interpret it to others.
_x_ Travel and see things that are new to me.

box #6-7

School subjects I like: Total
__ Government numberchecked in
__ Language Arts

box #7

__ History
__ Math
_x_ Foreign Language

10

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Activities that describe what I like to do:
__ Work under pressure.
__ Help sick people and animals.
_x_ Make decisions based on logic and
information.
_x_ Participate in health and science
classes.
_x_ Respond quickly and calmly in
emergencies.
_x_ Work as a member of a team.
__ Follow guidelines precisely and meet
strict
standards of accuracy.
Activities that describe what I like to do:
_x_ Investigate new places and activities.
__ Work with all ages and types of
people. __ Organize activities in which
other people
enjoy themselves.
_x_ Have a flexible schedule.
_x_ Help people make up their
minds. _x_ Communicate easily,
tactfully, and
courteously.
__ Learn about other cultures.
Activities that describe what I like to do:
_x_ Care about people, their needs, and
their
problems.
__ Participate in community services and/or
volunteering.
_x_ Listen to other people’s viewpoints.
_x_ Help people be at their best.
__ Work with people from preschool age to
old
age.
_x_ Think of new ways to do things.
_x_ Make friends with different kinds of
people.
Activities that describe what I like to do:
_x_ Work with computers.
_x_ Reason clearly and logically to solve
complex
problems.
_x_ Use machines, techniques, and
processes.
__ Read technical materials and diagrams
and
solve technical problems.
_x_ Adapt to change.
_x_ Play video games and figure out how
they work.
__ Concentrate for long periods without
being
distracted.

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Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

__ Compassionate and caring
_x_ Good at following
directions
_x_ Conscientious and careful
_x_ Patient
_x_ Good listener

_x_ Biological
Sciences
__ Chemistry
__ Math
__x Occupational
Health
classes
__ Language Arts

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

__ Tactful
_x_ Self-motivated
_x_ Works well with others
_x_ Outgoing
_x_ Slow to anger

__
Language
Arts/Speech
_x_ Foreign
Language
__ Social Sciences
__ Marketing
__ Food Services

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

_x_ Good
communicator/good
listener
_x_ Caring
__ Non-materialistic
_x_ Uses intuition and logic
__ Non-judgmental

__ Language Arts
_x_
Psychology/Sociology
__ Family &
Consumer
Sciences
__ Finance
_x_ Foreign
Language

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

_x_ Logical/analytical thinker
__ Sees details in the big
picture
__ Persistent
_x_ Good concentration
skills
_x_ Precise and accurate

__ Math
_x_ Science
_x_ Computer Tech/
Applications
__ Communications
__ Graphic Design

Total
number
checked
in box #8

10

Total
number
checked
in box #9

9

Total
number
checked
in box
#10

10
Total
number
checked
in box
#11

10

Activities that describe what I like to do:
_x_ Work under pressure or in the face of
danger.
_x_ Make decisions based on my own
observations.
_x_ Interact with other people.
_x_ Be in positions of authority.
_x_ Respect rules and regulations.
__ Debate and win arguments.
__ Observe and analyze people’s behavior.
Activities that describe what I like to do:
_x_ Work with my hands and learn best
that way.
__ Put things together.
_x_ Do routine, organized and accurate
work.
_x_ Perform activities that produce tangible
results.
__ Apply math to work out solutions.
__ Use hand and power tools and
operate
equipment/machinery.
__ Visualize objects in three dimensions
from
flat drawings.
Activities that describe what I like to do:
__ Shop and go to the mall.
_x_ Be in charge.
_x_ Make displays and promote ideas.
__ Give presentations and enjoy public
speaking. __ Persuade people to buy
products or to
participate in activities.
_x_ Communicate my ideas to other
people. _x_ Take advantage of
opportunities to make
extra money.
Activities that describe what I like to do:
__ Interpret formulas.
_x_ Find the answers to questions.
__ Work in a laboratory.
_x_ Figure out how things work and
investigate
new things.
_x_ Explore new technology.
_x_ Experiment to find the best way to do
something.
_x_ Pay attention to details and help things
be
precise.

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

_x_ Adventurous
__ Dependable
__ Community-minded
_x_ Decisive
_x_ Optimistic

__ Language Arts
__
Psychology/Sociology
__
Government/History
_x_ Law Enforcement
_x_ First Aid/First
Responder
School subjects I
like:

Personal qualities that
describe me:
__ Practical
_x_ Observant
_x_ Physically active
_x_ Step-by-step thinker
_x_ Coordinated

__ Math-Geometry
_x_ Chemistry
__ Trade and Industry
courses
_x_ Physics
__ Language Arts

Total
number
checked
in box
#12

10
Total
number
checked
in box
#13

9

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

_x_ Enthusiastic
_x_ Competitive
_x_ Creative
_x_ Self-motivated
_x_ Persuasive

__ Language Arts
__ Math
__ Business
Education/
Marketing
__ Economics
_x_ Computer
Applications

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

_x_ Detail oriented
__ Inquisitive
_x_ Objective
__ Methodical
__ Mechanically inclined

__ Math
_x_ Science
_x_
Drafting/Computer
aided drafting _x_
Electronics/Computer
Networking
_x_ Technical classes/
Technology
Education

Total
number
checked
in box
#14

10
Total
number
checked
in box
#15

11

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Activities that describe what I like to do:
_x_ Travel.
_x_ See well and have quick reflexes.
__ Solve mechanical problems.
_x_ Design efficient processes.
_x_ Anticipate needs and prepare to meet
them.
_x_ Drive or ride.
__ Move things one place to another.

Personal qualities that
describe me:

School subjects I
like:

Total
number
checked
in box
#16

_x_ Realistic
__ Mechanical
_x_ Coordinated
_x_ Observant
_x_ Planner

__ Math
__ Trade and Industry
courses
_x_ Physical
Sciences __
11
Economics
_x_ Foreign Language

Disclaimer: Your interests may change over time. These survey results are intended to help
you with informal career exploration. Consider more formal assessments and other
resources or services to help you plan your career. This survey does not make any claims of
statistical reliability.

The Sixteen Career Clusters
The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and
development of agricultural commodities and resources including food,
fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant
and 1 animal products/resources.
Careers in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining
the built environment.
2

Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and
publishing multimedia content including visual and performing
arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. 3
Business Management and Administration careers encompass
planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions
essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business
Management and Administration career opportunities are available
in every sector of the
4 economy.
Planning, managing, and providing education and training
services, and related learning support services. 5
Planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking,
insurance, and business financial management.
6

5

Executing governmental functions to include governance,
national security, foreign service, planning, revenue and taxation,
regulation, and management and administration at the local, state,
and federal levels. 7
Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services,
diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and
biotechnology research 8 and development.
Hospitality and Tourism encompasses the management, marketing
and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging,
attractions, and recreation events and travel-related services.
9

Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that
relate to families and human needs.
10

Building linkages in IT occupations framework for entry-level,
technical, and professional careers related to the design,
development, support and management of hardware, software,
multimedia, and systems integration 11 services.
Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective
services and homeland security, including professional and technical
support 12 services.
Planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials
into intermediate or final products and related professional and
technical support activities such as production planning and control,
maintenance, 13 and manufacturing/process engineering.
Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach
organizational objectives.
14

Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and
professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social
science, engineering), including laboratory and testing services, and
research and development 15 services.
Planning, management, and movement of people, materials,
and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail, and water and related
professional and technical support services such as transportation
6

infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile
equipment, and facility 16 maintenance.
My top three clusters of interest are:
1.Law enforcement
2.____________________________________________________________________________________
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3.____________________________________________________________________________________
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For more information, check with a career counselor at your high school, CareerTech center, higher
education institution, or one-stop career centers.
These 16 Career Cluster icons are being used with permission of the:
States’ Career Clusters Initiative, 2007, www.careerclusters.org

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