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Career Interest Inventory
Goals:
1. To get students thinking about what kind of job they might want to do in the future.
2. To introduce students to a wide variety of career possibilities that match their interests.


Materials and Suggested Activity:

1. Have students complete the Career Interest Worksheet, Career Interest Worksheet.doc

2. Once they have ranked their career interests from 1-6, have them go to CareerShip's Match My Career Interests web page Career Match

3. Have them place a check in the box next to the interest area they scored the highest in and hit "search".

4. Use the information from the website to complete the Career Possibilities Worksheet.


5. Give a 5 minute presentation to the class on the career that they found most interesting.


Student Outcomes:

90% of students should be able to successfully locate and present a career they are interested in pursuing in the future.


Sources:

Mapping Your Future, Inc. (2007). CareerShip: Match My Career Interests. Retrieved July 11, 2008 from http://mappingyourfuture.org/planyourcareer/careership/match_career.cfm
SunRaye Enterprises. (1997). Job Search Manuel. Retrieved July 11, 2008 from http://www.sunraye.com/job_net/ws3.htm




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