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Career Interest Survey

Career Interest Survey


Directions: This form can assist you in determine what type of person you are and that interest that you have. After completing the form, a summary of your interest and some potential majors/careers will be returned.
BASIC INFO
What kind of student are you? High School Student
College Student
Other
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Why are you taking this survey? Preparing for College
Changing Careers
Other
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How did you find out about this site? Guidance Counselor
Teacher
Web Search
Link from another site
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PRACTICAL TYPE

Please answer each question Yes or No
Yes No
I think I am practical and conventional.
I sometimes have trouble expressing myself in words.
I like working with objects more than ideas.
I have popular political opinions.
I think about new ideas or fads for a while before I try them.
I usually can mend or repair things.
I have ability for outdoor work.
I use hand tools or machines skillfully.
I can work where there is risk, danger, or adventure.
I can perform activities that require physical coordination.
I am interested in agriculture.
I am interested in nature and/or adventure activities.
I am interested in military activities.
I am interested in mechanical activities.

Characteristics of practical people:

Select the traits that apply to you.
Agreeable Money-minded Bashful
Candid Informal Normal
Honest Persevering Frugal
Quiet Realistic

Practical people leisure activities:

Select the ones that interest you.
Archery Flying Mountain climbing
Auto repair Fly tying Pet training
Athletics Gardening Skin diving
Motorcycling Hiking Water skiing
Farming Machine shop work Wood working
Fishing Metal scupture Whittling


INTELLECTUAL TYPE

Please answer each question Yes or No
Yes No
I usually think through a problem before acting on it.
I like working alone more than with a group of people.
I like to see how things work by taking them apart and asking questions.
I like to stay away from situations that have many rules to follow.
I like to find my own solution to problems.
I like to learn about myself and the world around me.
I search through many possibilities for a solution.
I try to create ways of doing a job.
I get so involved in an activity that I lose track of time.
I can solve complex problems.
I am interested in science.
I am interested in mathematics.
I am interested in medical science.
I am interested in research.

Characteristics of intellectual people:

Select the traits that apply to you.
Logical Self-sufficient Humble
Careful Thoughtful Exact
Judgmental Introspective Sensible'
Investigative Experimental Reticent

Intellectual people leisure activities:

Select the ones that interest you.
Artifact collecting Chess playing Model making
Abstract art Folklore Nature hikes
Anthropology Fossil collecting Philosophy
Astrology History Reading
Bird watching Laboratory Travel
Butterfly collecting Experimenting
Cave exploration Mineral collecting

CREATIVE TYPE

Please answer each question Yes or No
Yes No
I prefer to make my my own plans for a project than to be given plans.
I like to create things that are different.
I like to be independent.
I prefer to express myself in writing or through art rather than through speaking.
I like privacy when I am creating.
I can create the new, the unusual.
I can express myself through drama, art, music, or writing.
I can design clothes, furniture, ceramics, or posters.
I can write creatively.
I have ability in music or drama.
I am interested in music.
I am interested in dramatics.
I am interested in art.
I am interested in writing.

Characteristics of creative people:

Select the traits that apply to you.
Complex Spontaneous Independent
Disorganized Imaginative Artistic
Demonstrative Impractical Nonconforming
Impressionable Impetuous Visionary

Creative people leisure activities.

Select the ones that interest you.
Basketry Decorating Painting
Cartooning Dramatics Percussion
Carving Flower arranging piano
Ceramics Flower growing Poetry
Crafts Guitar playing Sculpture
Creative writing Music composing Singing

OUTGOING TYPE

Please answer each question Yes or No
Yes No
I think most people are easy to get along with.
I usually feel good about expressing myself verbally.
I prefer solving a problem by discussing it rather than by analyzing it on paper.
I think I am a very responsible person.
I like being asked to take a Leadership role.
I can easily meet people and make new friends.
I can plan and host parties or entertain people well.
I am skillful in helping people who have problems.
I can lead a charity or benefit drive.
I am skillful in leading a discussion.
I am interested in social science.
I am interested in teaching.
I am interested in medical service.
I am interested in religious activities.

Characteristics of outgoing people people:

Select the traits that most apply to you.
Sincere Unreserved Sympathetic
A joiner Considerate Tactful
Hospitable A peacemaker Sociable
Enerous Warmhearted Understanding

Outgoing people leisure activities:

Select the ones that interest you.
Bridge Golf Spectator sports
Church activities Interest clubs Square dancing
Civic activities Opera Theater
Dancing Politics Travel
Dominoes Quartet singing Volunteer service
Fraternal clubs Scouting

PERSUASIVE TYPE

Yes No
Please answer each question Yes or No
I enjoy talking more than listening when in a group of people.
I have no problem explaining my ideas.
I like being in charge of activities.
I often find myself trying to change someone's point of view. leg
I am always ready to try something that hasn't been done before.
I can sell things.
I can operate my own business.
I can manage a business for someone else.
I can influence others to my point of view.
I can compete with others in my work.
I am interested in public speaking.
I am interested in law andior sales.
I am interested in merchandising and/or sales.
I am interested in business management.

Characteristics of Persuasive people:

Select the traits that most apply to you.
Adventurous Active Self-confident
A go-getter Spontaneous Sociable
Attention-getting Enthusiastic Popular
Commanding Fun-loving

Persuasive people leisure activities:

Select the ones that interest you.
After dinner speaking Hostessing Pottery
Antique collecting Income tax service Raising plants
Book writing Jewelry making Saddlery
Furniture making Landscaping Selling
Gun collecting Leathercraft Shoeing horses
Horse breeding photography Taxidermy

ADAPTIVE TYPE

Please answer each question Yes or No
Yes No
I like to know exactly what is expected of me in a new situation.
I would like to be part of a large well-established organization.
I would rather be given directions than to figure them out for myself.
I need to understand things that are going on around me.
I can usually keep my cool and not lose my temper in times of stress.
I can do office work well.
I can keep records of my own expenses.
I can organize and set up files.
I can work in a routine work setting.
I can use office machines.
I am interested in office practices.
I am interested in accounting.
I am interested in finance.
I am interested in business education.

Characteristics of Adaptive people:

Select the traits that most apply to you.
Conventional Reasonable Reliable
Responsible Organized Calm
Careful Productive Compliant
Obliging Practical

Adaptive people leisure activities:

Select the ones that interest you.
Autograph collecting Embroidering post card collecting
Book collecting Enameling Sewing
China collecting Knitting Stamp collecting
Cooking Lace making Weaving
Crocheting Lamp collecting
Diary writing Leather working


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