Learning for the sake of learning will not ensure you a successful and happy career. Choosing a specific path will not only determine what kind of postsecondary education options you have, it will also determine the industry you will work in, the kinds of jobs you can apply for and the overall direction of your professional life. This quiz can help you explore the different career cluster and career pathways available to you to help prepare you for college and your career.

Career planning quiz

Answer “yes” or “no” to the following questions:

  • 1.
    Do you like solving puzzles and brainteasers?
  • 2.
    Are you interested in science?
  • 3.
    Do you like to keep your things in order and organized?
  • 4.
    Do you like working with people?
  • 5.
    Do you enjoy working on crossword puzzles?
  • 6.
    Do you like following a blue print to build things?
  • 7.
    Do you work well in a team?
  • 8.
    Have you ever done volunteer work to help others?
  • 9.
    Do you like working with computers?
  • 10.
    Do you enjoy laboratory work in chemistry or biology?
  • 11.
    Do you find it easy working with technology?
  • 12.
    Are you good at building things from scratch?
  • 13.
    Do you like visiting museums?
  • 14.
    Are you good at math?
  • 15.
    Do you like to play chess?
  • 16.
    Do you prefer to gather all the facts before making a decision?
  • 17.
    Do you read scientific or technical magazines?
  • 18.
    Do you get good grades in math?
  • 19.
    Are you good at solving problems?
  • 20.
    Do you like to tinker with cars or small appliances?
  • 21.
    Do you like team sports?
  • 22.
    Are you interested in insects, snakes, frogs, or other animals?
  • 23.
    When you are working, do you pay close attention to detail?
  • 24.
    When you tackle a problem, do you stick with it until you find the answer?
  • 25.
    Do you enjoy video games?
  • 26.
    Do you like to tinker with electrical equipment?
  • 27.
    Have you ever cared for a sick pet?
  • 28.
    Do you enjoy games like chess that involve strategy?
  • 29.
    Do you pay attention to details?