Career Research Project

It is important to research possible career options in order to help plan and prepare for the future. This assignment will help you think critically about possible career choices. 

Day One: Career Interest Surveys

Career Quiz from Australia!

When the options say "Australia," just think "United States" in your head.

https://joboutlook.gov.au/career-tools/career-quiz#/

 

A. When you complete this, you will see a print button for your results. You're going to save it as a PDF and upload it in Google Classroom.

 

B. Next, use this form to list the top 10 possible careers that interest you. Put your top three career interests at the top.

 

 

 

Other Career Aptitude Tests

What Career is Right for Me?

https://www.whatcareerisrightforme.com/career-aptitude-test.php

Career Compass

https://www.workbc.ca/CareerCompass/Career-Quiz.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day Two and Three: Gathering Information

Use this time to read more about your top three career  choices.

Once you have decided on a final choice, fill in this graphic organizer

National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nat.htm

 

Career One Stop

https://www.careeronestop.org/site/american-job- center.aspx

 

USA Jobs

https://www.usajobs.gov/?c=opportunities

 

Monster

https://www.monster.com/

O*Net

https://www.onetonline.org/

Day Four: Poster

Now that you have all of your research completed, it is now time to type up and format your good copy. Your digital poster should be a mix of photos, videos, and paragraph information. Make use of text features such as captions, bold text, charts, graphs, photos, etc. to help your poster stand out. 

    

Day Five: Oral Presentation & Final Assessment

On the due date, you will present your poster to the class and explain why this job interests you.