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