Career choice factors 1 career choice factors of high school students by michael borchert a research paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the master of science degree with a major in career and technical education approved: 2 semester credits. Career interest test (cit®) provides career direction for students the cit determines the student's areas of interest and matches that to careers the principal idea is that that in order to be successful and satisfied with your career, you have to be passionate about the type of work you do. Career preparation should start in high school, but it shouldn't end with graduation: most occupations require some type of training or education after high school on-the-job training, apprenticeships , certificates , non-degree awards, and various levels of college degrees are typically required for entry-level jobs. Providing high-quality career and college exploration and counseling on options for students after high school graduation offering multiple opportunities to engage in postsecondary learning, including earning college credit while still in high school and.
Understanding your career goals and options (and their earning potential) will help you find a college or career school that meets your needs. Career focus north carolina has become one of the fastest growing states in the country this steady growth has caused a critical need for nurses and teachers accross the state. Career choices is a freshman curriculum used in success 101 classes to motivate high school students to develop a 10-year plan for their futures.
Career quiz in order for us to estimate your personal interests and usual style, you will first need to answer a series of questions read each pair of phrases below and decide which one of the two most describes you, then select the radio button next to that phrase. Interest in helping others by providing diagnostic, therapeutic, informational and environmental services, including researching and developing new health care services p information technology (it): interest in the design, development, support and management of hardware. Many factors affect career choices of high school students identifying these factors would give parents, educators, and industry an idea as to where students place most of their trust in the career selection process it would also allow students to examine processes they use for career selection. College and career guidance and counseling programs aim to help students make more informed and better educational and career choices among other things, programs offer information on high school course offerings, career options, the type of academic and occupational training needed to succeed in.
In middle and high school, things start to get serious you choose classes and colleges that form the foundation for future career and education decisions but don't worry about making one career choice - you will make many throughout your life. A career planning exercise for high school students by kate fuchs published february 10, 2014 updated august 3, 2017 we recently discussed how to explore career options based on your interests. Educationscom has developed this popular online career test to help students to identify courses that suit their skills and preferences this short career aptitude test will help you find the right career and study courses for you.
Explore some of the more interesting courses that your high school offers once you identify some career areas that interest you, take a look at your high school curriculum to see what classes may help in your career decision-making. Students often feel pressure to follow in an adult family member's career path, especially if s/he is footing the bill for college, but the worst thing you can do is choose a career to please someone else.
Don't see what you're interested in see information on hundreds of jobs at our full occupational outlook handbook. The careers listed for the students are broken down into twelve basic categories for students these categories are math, reading, science, social studies, music and arts, building and fixing things, helping people, computers, law, managing money, sports and nature. The career videos at careeronestop provide a peek into what you may be doing when you're on the job go to the career videos to view a video, select a career, and then click view next to the specific job title that interests you. Here i break down three common misconceptions students have when deciding on their career knowing what you want to do at such a young age can be daunting, if not absolutely frightening.