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Career Goals and Interests

Unsure about which career is best for you? These questions can help you decide whether you need to do career exploration and/or an interest inventory.

Answer the following questions using the key shown here:
A = Strongly Agree B=Somewhat Agree
C=Somewhat Disagree

D=Strongly Disagree

A B C D 1. One job is about as good as another.
A B C D 2. I cannot name three jobs that I am interested in doing.
A B C D 3. I do not even know how to start exploring a job I'd like.
A B C D 4. I have not talked to people who are doing the job I want.
A B C D 5. I mostly feel bored with and indifferent to the jobs I have done.
A B C D 6. I don't seem to enjoy a job the way others do.
A B C D 7. I would be reluctant to contact someone I don't know for information about career fields in which I am interested.
A B C D 8. I find that my occupation tend to make me unhappy.
A B C D 9. I believe an experienced employment counselor would have a better idea of what jobs I should apply for than I have.
A B C D 10. I have not found any type of work that I really enjoy.

Scoring:

Count the total number of A's and B's. _____. If you have five or more, complete a

Career Goals and Interests Action Plan


Career Goals and Interests Action Plan

Here are some materials and resources that are available than I can use on my own:

Here are some classes I can take, workshops I can attend, and groups I can join:

I can make an appointment to talk one-on-one with a counselor on one of these topics:

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