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The best jobs to have are those that interest you, things you like to do. There are lots of resources you can sift through, analysis you can go through and tests you can take, so we have provided an easy assessment for you to use as a way to help guide you in a direction. This is not meant to say "this is what you should be" but may give you some ideas of things you haven't thought of before.

Simply click all the options in each section below that best describe you. Choose as many or as few as apply and click Submit at the bottom. Your suggestions and list of possible programs you may like will be on the next page.
Section 1
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Learn how things grow and stay alive
Protect the environment
Operate machines and keep them in good repair
Hunt and/or fish
Plan, budget and keep records
Make the best use of the earth's natural resources
Be outdoors in all kinds of weather
Self-reliant
Planner
Physically active
Nature lover
Creative problem solver
Life Sciences
Agriculture
Math
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Section 2
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Follow logical, step-by-step procedures
Work with my hands
Visit and learn from beautiful, historic, or interesting buildings
Picture in my mind what a finished product looks like
Solve technical problems
Read and follow blueprints and/or instructions
Perform work that requires precise results
Pay attention to detail
Good at following directions
Patient and persistent
Curious
Good at visualizing possibilities
Math
Construction trades
Physical Sciences
Drafting
Electrical trades/Heat, AC & Refrig./Technology Education
Section 3
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Use video and recording technology
Perform in front of others
Perform creative, artistic activities
Use my imagination to communicate new information to others
Play a musical instrument
Design brochures and posters
Read and write
Good communicator/good vocabulary
Determined/tenacious
Creative and imaginative
Relate well to feelings and thoughts of others
Curious about new technology
Speech and Drama
Music
Audiovisual Technologies
Art/Graphic design
Journalism/Literature
Section 4
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Work with computer programs
Perform routine, organized activities but can be flexible
Make business contact with people
Plan my work and follow instructions without close supervision
Be the leader in a group
Create reports and communicate ideas
Work with numbers and detailed information
Organized
Tactful
Patient
Practical and logical
Responsible
Accounting
Economics
Computer Applications/Business & IT
English
Math
Section 5
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Direct and plan activities for others
Help people overcome their challenges
Go to school
Acquire new information
Help others with their homework or to learn new things
Handle several responsibilities at once
Communicate with different types of people
Helpful
Decision maker
Good listener
Friendly
Innovative/Inquisitive
Language Arts
Science
Math
Social Studies
Psychology
Section 6
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Make predictions based on existing facts
Handle money with accuracy and reliability
Work to meet a deadline
Analyze financial information and interpret it to others
Work with numbers
Have a framework of rules by which to operate
Take pride in the way I dress and look
Orderly
Methodical or efficient
Trustworthy
Logical
Self-confident
Economics
Math
Business Law
Accounting
Banking/Financial Services
Section 7
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Negotiate, defend, and debate ideas and topics
Perform a variety of duties that may change often
Be involved in politics
Work with details
Travel and see things that are new to me
Plan activities and work cooporatively with others
Analyze information and interpret it to others
Good communicator
Well organized
Service minded
Competitive
Problem solver
Language Arts
Foreign Language
Government
Math
History
Section 8
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Work under pressure
Participate in health and science classes
Follow guidelines precisely and meet strict standards of accuracy
Make decisions based on logic and information
Work as a member of a team
Help sick people and animals
Respond quickly and calmly in emergencies
Conscientious and careful
Good at following directions
Good listener
Compassionate and caring
Patient
Language Arts
Biological Sciences
Occupational Health classes
Math
Chemistry
Section 9
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Organize activities in which other people enjoy themselves
Communicate easily, tactfully, and courteously
Work with all ages and types of people
Help people make up their minds
Investigate new places and activities
Have a flexible schedule
Learn about other cultures
Self-motivated
Slow to anger
Tactful
Outgoing
Works well with others
Marketing
Social Sciences
Foreign Language
Food Services
Language Arts/Speech
Section 10
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Participate in community services and/or volunteering
Work with people from preschool age to old age
Care about people, their needs, and their problems
Help people be at their best
Make friends with different kinds of people
Listen to other people's viewpoints
Think of new ways to do things
Good communicator/good listener
Uses intuition and logic
Non-materialistic
Caring
Non-judgmental
Family and Consumer Sciences
Psychology/Sociology
Foreign Language
Language Arts
Finance
Section 11
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Work with computers
Read technical materials and diagrams and solve technical problems
Concentrate for long periods without being distracted
Use machines, techniques and processes
Play video games and figure out how they work
Reason clearly and logically to solve complex problems
Adapt to change
Persistent
See details in the big picture
Precise and accurate
Logic/analytical thinker
Good concentration skills
Science
Graphic Design
Math
Communications
Computer Tech/Applications
Section 12
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Interact with other people
Debate and win arguments
Make decisions based on my own observations
Respect rules and regulations
Work under pressure or in the face of danger
Be in positions of authority
Observe and analyze people's behavior
Dependable
Optimistic
Adventurous
Decisive
Community-minded
Language Arts
Law Enforcement
Government/History
Psychology/Sociology
First Aid/First Responder
Section 13
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Put things together
Apply math to work out solutions
Work with my hands and learn that way
Perform activities that produce tangible results
Visualize objects in three dimensions from flat drawings
Do routine, organized and accurate work
Use hand and power tools and operate equipment/machinery
Coordinated
Practical
Step-by-step thinker
Physically active
Observant
Trade and industry courses
Chemistry
Language Arts
Math/Geometry
Physics
Section 14
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Shop and go to the mall
Give presentations and enjoy public speaking
Take advantage of opportunities to make extra money
Make displays and promote ideas
Communicate my ideas to other people
Be in charge
Persuade people to buy products or to participate in activities
Self-motivated
Creative
Competitive
Persuasive
Enthusiastic
Math
Computer Applications
Language Arts
Economics
Business Education/Marketing
Section 15
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
Work in a laboratory
Experiment to find the best way to do something
Find the answers to questions
Explore new technology
Interpret formulas
Figure out how things work and investigate new things
Pay attention to details and help things be precise
Objective
Inquisitive
Mechanically inclined
Detail oriented
Methodical
Math
Electronics/Computer Networking
Drafting/Computer Aided Drafting
Science
Technical Classes/Technology Education
Section 16
Activities I like to do: Personal Qualities: Subjects I like:
See well and have quick reflexes
Anticipate needs and prepare to meet them
Travel
Design efficient processes
Move things from one place to another
Solve mechanical problems
Drive or ride
Mechanical
Planner
Realistic
Observant
Coordinated
Physical Sciences
Trade and Industry courses
Foreign Language
Math
Economics

 

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