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Name: Cory Luh Periods: 2

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Click on Assess Yourself.
Complete The Interest Profiler which comprises 180
questions that will discover what your interests are, and
how they relate to the world of work. The Interest Profiler
helps you decide what kinds of occupations and jobs you
might want to explore based on your interests.
Summarize your responses below:
Enterprising ___3_______
Conventional ___8_______
Social ___0_______
Investigative ___7_______
Artistic ___10______
Realistic ___10______

When you complete your assessment, you will find a list of jobs that best
match your responses. Pick three that interest you and read the
descriptions.
1. Computer Programmer
2. Web Developer
3. Computer Systems Engineer
4. Robotics Engineer
Narrow down to the one that interests you the most.

1. Computer Programmer
From the one you picked, complete the following:
Job Definition: Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that
allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by
software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by
analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and
write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents,
data, and information.
Interests: Interest in code, and computers
List at least three tasks:
Correct errors by making appropriate changes and rechecking the
program to ensure that the desired results are produced.
Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure
they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are
correct.
Write, update, and maintain computer programs or software packages
to handle specific jobs such as tracking inventory, storing or retrieving
data, or controlling other equipment.
Compile and write documentation of program development and
subsequent revisions, inserting comments in the coded instructions so
others can understand the program.
List at least three skills: Coding, Mathematics, Computer Literacy
List at least two knowledges: Computers and Electronics, Mathematics,
Management
List the education needed: 4 Years Bachelors
List some recommended school classes: Geometry, Calculus, Computer
Apps, Programming 1 and 2

List wage information: Avg: $89,250 High: $140,150 Low: $43,690


List the outlook for this career: 39,900 employed 2012, 44,700 employed
2022
List some similar occupations: Computer Graphics, Computer Systems
engineer
Investigate some job opening in California. List what you found out. (If none,
put N/A).
Senior Game Engineer-
Santa Monica, CA
Direct Hire

Make Money Choices:


Choose the Budget from starting salary portion of
the California Career Zone.
Enter your occupations annual salary $66,000

Choose where you want to live San Francisco

How much can you purchase with this annual salary?


Choose your housing. Apartment
Choose your utilities. Water, Gas, Electric, Internet, Mobile Phone
Choose your food plan. Stay at home
Choose your entertainment budget. Go out once a week
Choose your clothes budget. Every few months
Choose your transportation budget. Used compact car
Choose your health care budget. Group Care
Choose if youre using financial aid. State school, financial aid
Choose how much you plan to save. 25 percent
Choose your other expenses. Computer Games
What are your taxes? I pay $1,146 in taxes
What is your remaining balance? $1,322

If you were negative, what would you have to cut back on to make your
budget work?

Go out less, eat cheaper, buy less clothes.