Career Interest Survey

Tell Us About Your Interests

Please answer the following survey questions to help determine what career paths might be best for you. Take your time and answer the questions as accurately as possible. The survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Learn how things grow and stay alive
Make the best use of the earth’s natural resources
Hunt or fish
Protect the environment
Be outdoors in all kinds of weather
Plan, budget, and keep records
Operate machines and keep them in good working order
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Self-reliant
Nature lover
Physically active
Planner
Creative problem solver
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Math
Life sciences
Earth sciences
Chemistry
Agriculture

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Read and follow blueprints or instructions
Picture in my mind what a finished product looks like
Work with my hands
Perform work that requires precise results
Solve technical problems
Visit and learn from beautiful, historic, or interesting buildings
Follow logical, step by step procedures
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Curious
Good at following directions
Pay attention to detail
Good at visualizing possibilities
Patient and persistent
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Math
Drafting
Physical sciences
Construction trades
Electrical Trades, heating, and air conditioning

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Use my imagination to communicate new information to others
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
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Creative and imaginative
Good communicator, good vocabulary
Curious about new technology
Relate well to feelings and thoughts of others
Determined and tenacious
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Art and graphic design
Music
Speech and drama
Journalism and literature
Audiovisual technologies

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Perform routine, organized activities but can be flexible
Work with numbers and detailed information
Be the leader in a group
Make business contact with people
Work with computer programs
Create reports and communicate ideas
Plan my work and follow instructions without close supervision
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Organized
Practical and logical
Patient
Tactful
Responsible
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Computer applications, Business and Information Technology
Accounting
Math
English
Economics

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Communicate with different types of people
Help others with their homework or to learn new things
Go to school
Direct and plan activities for others
Handle several responsibilities at once
Acquire new information
Help people overcome their challenges
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Friendly
Decision maker
Helpful
Innovative, inquisitive
Good listener
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Language arts
Social studies
Math
Science
Psychology

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Work with numbers
Work to meet a deadline
Make predictions based on existing facts
Have a framework of rules by which to operate
Analyze financial information and interperet it to others
Handle money with accuracy and reliability
Take pride in the way I dress and look
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Trustworthy
Orderly
Self confident
Logical
Methodical or effecient
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Accounting
Math
Economics
Banking and financial services
Business law

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Be involved in politics
Negotiate, defend, and debate ideas and topics
Plan activities and work cooperatively with others
Work with details
Perform a variety of duties that may change often
Analyze information and interperet it to others
Travel and see things that are new to me
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Good communicator
Competitive
Service-minded
Well-organized
Problem solver
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Government
Language arts
History
Math
Foreign language

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Work under pressure
Help sick people and animals
Make decisions based on logic and information
Participate in health science classes
Respond quickly and calmly in emergencies
Work as a member of a team
Follow guidelines precisely and meet strict standards of accuracy
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Compassionate and caring
Good at following directions
Conscientious and careful
Patient
Good Listener
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Math
Occupational Health classes
Language Arts

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Investigate new places and activities
Work with all ages and types of people
Organize activities in which other people will enjoy themselves
Have a flexible schedule
Help people make up their minds
Communicate easily, tactfully, and courteously
Learn about other cultures
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Tactful
Self motivated
Works well with others
Outgoing
Slow to anger
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Language arts
Foreign language
Social sciences
Marketing
Food services

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Care about people, their needs, and their problems
Participate in community services and volunteering
Listen to other people's viewpoints
Help people be at their best
Work with people from preschool to old age
Think of new ways to do things
Make friends with different kinds of people
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Good communicator-good listener
Caring
Non-materialistic
Intuitive and logical
Non-judgemental
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Language arts
Psychology-sociology
Family and consumer sciences
Finance
Foreign Language

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Work with computers
Reason clearly and logically to solve complex problems
Use machines, techniques, and processes
Read technical materials and diagrams and solve technical problems
Adapt to change
Play video games and figure out how they work
Concentrate for long periods without being distracted
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Logical, analytical thinker
See details in the big picture
Persistent
Good concentration skills
Precise and accurate
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Math
Science
Computer tech, applications
Communications
Graphic design

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Work under pressure or in the face of danger
Make decisions based on my own observations
Interact with other people
Be in positions of authority
Respect rules and regulations
Debate and win arguments
Observe and analyze people's behavior
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Adventurous
Dependable
Community-minded
Decisive
Optimistic
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Language Arts
Psychology-sociology
Government-history
Law enforcement
First aid-first responder

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Work with my hands and learn that way
Put things together
Do routine, organized and accurate work
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
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Practical
Observant
Physically active
Step-by-step thinker
Coordinated
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Math-geometry
Chemistry
Trade and industry
Physics
Language arts

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Shop and go to the mall
Be in charge
Make displays and promote ideas
Give presentations and enjoy public speaking
Persuade people to buy products or to participate in activities
Communicate my ideas to other people
Take advantage of opportunities to make extra money
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Enthusiastic
Competitive
Creative
Self-motivated
Persuasive
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Language arts
Math
Business education-marketing
Economics
Computer applications

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Interperet formulas
Find the answers to questions
Work in a laboratory
Figure out how things work and investigate new things
Explore new technology
Experiment to find the best way to do something
Pay attention to details and help things be precise
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Detail-oriented
Inquisitive
Objective
Methodical
Mechanically inclined
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Math
Computer aided drafting
Electronics-computer networking
Science
Technology

THINGS I LIKE TO DO

Travel
See well and have quick reflexes
Solve mechanical problems
Design effecient processes
Anticipate needs and prepare to meet them
Drive or ride
Move things from one place to another
PERSONAL QUALITIES

Realistic
Mechanical
Coordinated
Observant
Planner
FAVORITE SUBJECTS

Math
Trade and industry
Physical sciences
Economics
Foreign language

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