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Your career test results lists 12 career interests followed by your 4 sub interests. Research college and university programs that match your top career test categories.
|Career Interest %||Career Categories||Student Courses|
Recommended Student Courses: Take as much math as possible and any computer programming or computer science courses available. Chemistry and physics will help as well. Writing and public speaking are also highly valued. Example Careers: Information Technology Project Manager, Network and Security, Computer Programmer (various), Digital Media (various), Engineer (various), Informatics (science of information), Computer Forensics, Cryptanalyst, Robotics, Biofuels / Biodiesel Technology, Instructional Designer.
Recommended Student Courses: You want to be proficient in math and have a basic understanding of business. Example Careers: Restaurant Owner / Manager, Caterer, Pastry Chef (Baker), Sommelier (Wine Expert), Personal or Restaurant Chef, Nutritionist, Restaurant Supervisors / Managers (various).
|Business, Management, and Administration Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Communication courses that develop your writing and public speaking skills are beneficial. Math and accounting classes will also be necessary. Take any business, law, or computer courses, your school may offer. Example Careers: Accountant, Marketing / Advertising, Logistics (Inventory and Process), Administrative Assistant, Entrepreneur (Business Owners), Financial Analyst, Human Resources, Sales Agent, Management / Supervisors (various), Corporate Executive, Project Manager, Insurance Agent, Real Estate, Travel Agent.
|Education and Training Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Take courses in the particular subject you would like to teach. Public speaking and writing courses will be useful. Also, emerging technology is valued in education, so take some computer courses. Example Careers: Elementary, middle, high school, and college teachers, Vocational Education Teachers, Administration (Principal/Superintendent), Guidance Counselor/Academic Advisor, Librarian, Tutor/Teacher's Aid, Literacy Development, Staff Development, Curriculum Developer, Instructional Designer.
|Health Science Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Human anatomy, biology, chemistry, and physics courses are highly beneficial. Many health programs require writing samples and placement tests. English, math, and writing courses will help significantly when trying to obtain admission into health related programs. Example Careers: Nurse, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN), Radiographer (X-Ray Technician), Sonographer (Ultrasound), Surgical Technologist or Surgical First Assistant, Dental Assistant/Dental Hygienist, Physical Therapist/Assistant, Occupational Therapist/Assistant, Speech Therapist/Assistant, Physician (Doctor)/Surgeon (various), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic, Medical Assistant (various), Medical Office/Record Assistant (transcriptionist), Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Medical and Health Service Manager (various), Veterinarian or Veterinarian Assistant.
|Language and Communications Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Writing, public speaking, computer classes, and courses in the humanities are valued. Psychology and sociology will be beneficial. Example Careers: English, Foreign Language, and Literature Teacher, Author, Technical Writer and Editor, Interpreter/Translator, Journalist/Reporter, Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising, Social Media Expert, Research Specialist.
|Math and Engineering Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Rigorous math, science, and computer courses are the most valued. Example Careers: Engineer (various), Computer Programmer, Math Teacher (various), Mathematician, Finance, Economist, Statisticians, Physicists, Actuary (analyze statistical data), Architect, Accountant, Financial Analyst.
|Natural Sciences Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Rigorous science courses are the most valued. Example Careers: Zoologist, Biologist (various), Environmental Scientist, Anthropologist, Conservationist (various), Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Chemist, Agriculturalist, Science Teacher (various), Research Scientist, Astronomer, Geologist, Horticulturalist.
|Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Knowing a commonly used second langauge, public speaking, and writing skills are useful. Example Careers: Forensics (Crime Scene Investigation), Law Enforcement (Police, Detectives), Paralegal (Legal Secretary), Correctional Officers, Firefighters, Lawyer / Judge, Security Guard, Wildlife Officer.
|Social Sciences Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Psychology, sociology, and human relations are benefical courses to take for a career in the social sciences. Example Careers: Social Science Teacher (various), Social Science Research Assistant, Social Worker (various), Psychologist or Counselor (various), Social and Community Service Managers, Sociologist, International Relations, Political Scientist, Politician, Advocate/Lobbyist.
|Visual and Performing Arts Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Writing, public speaking, and art courses are important. Start creating a portfolio or your performances and work. Example Careers: Art Therapist, Art Director, Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Fine Artists (various), Digital Artist (various), Museum Technician and Conservationist, Commercial and Industrial Designer, Model/Actor, Makeup Artist or Cosmetologist (hair stylist), Stage Design and Manager, Broadcast/Audio Engineer, Fashion Designer, Interior Designer, Musician/Music Producer, Video Game Designer.
|Wellness and Athletics Careers||
Recommended Student Courses: Courses related to nutrition, health education, physical education, human biology, and psychology are helpful. Example Careers: Coach and Talent Scout, Athletic Trainer, Athlete, Fitness and Wellness Trainer, Umpire, Referee, and Other Sports Official, Recreation and Fitness Teacher, Sports Medicine Physician, Nutritionist or Dietitian, Physical Therapist, Massage Therapist, Recreational Worker.
|Your Test Scores||Career Interest||Example Careers|
Example Careers: Network and Security, Computer Programmer (various), Digital Media (various), Computer Forensics, Cryptanalyst, Robotics, Computer Support Specialist, Computer Hardware Engineer, Game Design and Development.
|Outdoors and/or Physical||
Example Careers: Farm, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse Worker, Forest and Conservation Worker, Logging Worker, Animal Trainer, Police Officer, Firefighter, Military Personnel, Environmental Scientist, Archeologist, Surveyor, Landscape Architect.
Example Careers: Social Worker (various), Therapist (various), Various Medical Positions, Rehabilitation Counselor, Teacher, Spiritual Leader, Firefighter, Law Enforcement.
|Fixing and Building||
Example Careers: Construction (various), Mechanic (various), Structural Iron and Steel Worker, Carpentry or Wood Working, Upholsterer, Electrician, Equipment Install and Repair, Plumber, Production Worker.
Career Test Results and College Research
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