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5 Year Plan

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Analysis of Career & Aptitude Assessment Results

Who Am I?
Use your Aptitudes Tab to understand your aptitudes and interests and how they affect school, work and social activities

Copy your ​Work Approach Copy your ​Interpersonal Style Copy your ​Time Frame Copy your ​Vocabulary
description: description: Orientation​ description: description:

Extroverts are sociable Present Focused people Those with Basic


Specialists see work as an and expressive, outwardly need goals that can be vocabulary prefer to
extension of themselves. focused, communicate by accomplished in a communicate at an
They are most comfortable talking and thinking out shorter period of time, in-depth level in fields
and effective when they loud, learn by discussing, so breaking a long-term with which they're most
can make a contribution and enjoy group work as a process into smaller familiar.
from an expert or unique way to get energized. "bites" makes goals
Personal point of view and tend to They tend to be outgoing, doable. They
Approach work best individually or gregarious, enthusiastic, understand the concept
independently. People who and social. They naturally and benefits of working
spend their lives dedicated initiate and sustain toward a distant goal,
to a cause or research are interactions that can lead but they may not have
often Specialists. to a broad range of friends specific plans to get
and interests. Extroverts there. The immediacy of
tend to respond quickly present-focused goals
when you speak to them (one to twelve months)
because they process their can be very helpful in
thoughts out loud instead jobs demanding quick
of internally. They seem completion, such as
generally interested in you sales.
while getting to know you
by asking a range of
surface level and personal
questions. In fact, they
seem to walk away with
your life story shortly after
you've met them.

In 2-3 sentences, ​describe a time​ (in class, with friends, or at work/volunteer) ​where the above description was true​. Ex: A
time in class this was true is when there was a debate in English and I was the first person to speak and was consistently
speaking. I was really focused on what was in front of me.

This is true when i'm around my This is true I be planning This is true because when I
I think a time when this is true
friends because we chillin and we somethings out I only plan it out talk to people I only use words
is when we did a group project
be going places I be having a lot of for a little amount of time. that I know don't use very
for english and it was for the
energy with them.I like being difficult words when I walk or
utopia and I worked really well
sociable and I like meeting new write.
with my friends.
people.

List a ​Core Driver: List a ​Core Driver: List a ​Core Driver: List a ​Core Driver:

Idea Contributors can Predictors may relax by Collaborative Planners List Checkers can find
elaborate when a situation solving number games or tend to prefer a specific item among
Core
calls for it, especially if they puzzles, but they aren't coordinating established many without too much
Drivers are knowledgeable or likely to devote excessive processes where they trouble. They're not
passionate about the
time to them. They may contribute specifics to a often the first one to
subject matter. They'll
enjoy uncovering a pattern situation. They might complete paperwork or
discuss the big picture, but
also talk about next steps
when they know one is enjoy laying out the finish a video game,
and be ready to move on present, but won't devote steps needed to plan but they're very rarely
to put ideas into action. excessive effort without a events, create a the last. They're
clearly defined goal. They database, or work comfortable and
often get satisfaction from through a project. While effective with a
the process of puzzle it may look as though moderate amount of
solving due to the acute they enjoy planning clerical or
level of focus involved. activities, they don't administrative work.
They find this ability useful generally originate plans
in roles that require instant and don't generally
access to facts and enjoy the responsibility
information. of executing them. They
prefer tweaking plans
rather than creating
them. Collaborative
Planners create the
critical individual pieces
of a project, but leave
project delivery to
others.

In 2-3 sentences, ​describe a time​ (in class, with friends, or at work/volunteer) ​where the above description was true​. Ex: A
time in class this was true is when there was a debate in English and I was the first person to speak and was consistently
speaking. I was really focused on what was in front of me.
I think a time when this is true Sometimes when im bored i play
is when we did a group project some problem solving games on
for english and it was for the my phone or play some video
utopia and I was throwing out games and I don’t find them hard
some good ideas and we ended to play.
up using a lot of my ideas.

Career Selected (From “Overall” Fit)


Type in below

Mechanical Engineering

Why This Fits You


Why is this a good career for your personality, talents, and interests?
SECTION: A Day in the Life, Core Tasks, How This Career Fits You, How Your Interests Match This Career

Read the “A Day in the Life” section for this career.


What descriptors excite you and challenge/scare you about this career? Why?

What I like about this is that I will be able to do research on machines and how it will better the environment

Browse “Core Tasks” for this career.


What tasks seem really interesting and really boring to you?

The task are that I work well with others and ​Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system
malfunctions.

Browse “How This Career Fits You” for this career.


List 2-3 aptitudes that would make this career a great match for you, and those that might make this a challenging career for you.
My number reason and generation idea best fits this career

Browse “How Your Interests Match This Career” for this career.
List 1-2 interests of yours that would make this career a great match, and 1-2 that might make this a challenging career for you.

I like to work with machines and what will be challenging is making it machine better for the environment

Educational Investment
What educational preparation will you need to engage in to obtain this career?
SECTION: How You Get There (Commonly Held Degrees/Certifications/Licenses, Best Majors/Careers)

What is the most commonly held Read the “Educational Summary”. What are some skills/experiences you want to have to
degree for this career? prepare yourself for this career?

Bachelors Some colleges have 5 year programs to earn a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering

List the titles of majors that would best prepare you for this career.

Mechanical Engineering Electrical engineering

Click “Explore”. Read the major description, and reflect on why this major might be interesting. What might not be so interesting?

Job Openings/Outlook
What is the growth rate and average salary outlook for this career?
SECTION: Expected Job Openings and Salaries

State you’d like to live in Growth Rate for this state Starting Salary for this
career in selected state
California 0.7% $69,865
What is the average salary for a single Looking at the growth rate, will it be challenging to get a job in this How satisfying is this salary?
person living in the state and county of career? How can I make myself more competitive (Example: Building What do I need to do to feel fully
your choice? resume through experience.) satisfied with the income I will
earn?
(To better understand salary, please see
this ​site​ for cost of living descriptions for
each state.)

I will make enough to live by myself Many people might take the job as an engineering Its okay as a starting salary but
with time it will go up

Interested Industries
Using the list of industries you could work in with this career, list 2 where you would be interested working in that atmosphere.
SECTION: Jobs in this Career

Mechanical engineering Electrical engineering

What makes these industries a good match for you?


In 1 sentence, describe why you chose this industry. What do you assume might be fun or interesting about this industry?

I like it because of the research on machine I like it because of the things I can learn about lighting

5 Year Planner to Get There

My 5 Year Vision
In 5 years, I will...
be living in this ​year​: be this ​old​: living​ (with whom/where):

California 22 Apartment

have completed this ​educational​ goal: be ​working​ here: with this ​job title​:

Bachelors R&D Engineering Mechanical Engineer

I will still be/begin working on these goals:

Education Career/Work Personal

Completed college Engineering Idk

To get there, here is my year-by-year plan:

Year 1
In 4 years, I will...

be living in this ​year​: be this ​old​: living​ (with whom/where):

California 22 Living in an apartment

Education

Where ​will you be​ attending school How many units/semesters ​will​ ​you What ​will you be majoring in?
and/or​ training? have​ completed ​towards your
major/goal?​ (1 school year = 2
semesters)

SJSU 8 Mechanical Engineering

Career/Work
Where​ will you What types of ​experience or Who will you meet​ or How will this person be supportive?
be ​working, skills​ will you be gaining from this build a relationship with Think: who will they connect you to; What can
interning, work? through this experience they say about you in a reference; What might
volunteering​? who can be a support they be able to offer you?
for you in your career
journey?

I will be working I would have learned how to I would have build This person will be supported because we
in a company communicate better at the job relationships with co work together and they can say i'm a good
for engineering workers co worker

Year 2
In 3 years, I will...

be living in this ​year​: be this ​old​: living​ (with whom/where):

California 21 Apartment

Education

Where ​will you be​ attending school How many units/semesters ​will​ ​you What ​will you be majoring in?
and/or​ training? have​ completed ​towards your
major/goal?​ (1 school year = 2
semesters)

SJSU 6 Mechanical engineering

Career/Work

Where​ will you What types of ​experience or Who will you meet​ or How will this person be supportive?
be ​working, skills​ will you be gaining from this build a relationship with Think: who will they connect you to; What can
interning, work? through this experience they say about you in a reference; What might
volunteering​? who can be a support they be able to offer you?
for you in your career
journey?

I will be working I would have learned how to I would have build This person will be supported because we
in a company communicate better at the job relationships with co work together and they can say i'm a good
for engineering workers co worker

Year 3
In 2 years, I will...

be living in this ​year​: be this ​old​: living​ (with whom/where):

California 20 Apartment

Education

Where ​will you be​ attending school How many units/semesters ​will​ ​you What ​will you be majoring in?
and/or​ training? have​ completed ​towards your
major/goal?​ (1 school year = 2
semesters)

Chabot 4 Mechanical engineering

Career/Work

Where​ will you What types of ​experience or Who will you meet​ or How will this person be supportive?
be ​working, skills​ will you be gaining from this build a relationship with Think: who will they connect you to; What can
interning, work? through this experience they say about you in a reference; What might
volunteering​? who can be a support they be able to offer you?
for you in your career
journey?
I will be working I would have learned how to I would have build This person will be supported because we
in a company communicate better at the job relationships with co work together and they can say i'm a good
for engineering workers co worker

Year 4
In 1 year, I will...

be living in this ​year​: be this ​old​: living​ (with whom/where):

California 19 Parents/Home

Education

Where ​will you be​ attending school How many units/semesters ​will​ ​you What ​will you be majoring in?
and/or​ training? have​ completed ​towards your
major/goal?​ (1 school year = 2
semesters)

Chabot 2 Mechanical Engineering

Career/Work

Where​ will you be What types of ​experience or Who will you meet​ or How will this person be supportive?
working, interning, skills​ will you be gaining from build a relationship with Think: who will they connect you to; What can
volunteering​? this work? through this experience they say about you in a reference; What might
who can be a support they be able to offer you?
for you in your career
journey?

I will be working in a I would have learned how I would have build This person will be supported because we
company for to communicate better at relationships with co work together and they can say i'm a good
engineering the job workers co worker
This Year, I need to do the following to make this all happen:
Affording the Education

Complete this spreadsheet​ to show how you will afford your educational expenses.

Applying for the Education

To Do Item My Details My Notes/Next Steps


Committed to Attending Deposit amount submitted: $_______ Date submitted: ___/____/____

Registered for Orientation Orientation Cost $_______ Date of orientation: ___/____/____


Submitted:

Accepted Financial Aid Amount Accepted in $_______ Amount Accepted ___/____/____


Package Grants: in Loans:

Changed WebGrants to College Attending Date completed: ___/____/____


College Attending

Completed placement Placement Test(s) Needed: 1. Dates of Test(s): ___/____/____


testing

Registered for Housing Deposit amount submitted: $_______ Date application ___/____/____
submitted:

Confirmed Health My health insurance Date submitted: ___/____/____


Insurance with College provider: