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