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A career includes all the roles one will commit to throughout his or her life, including paid and unpaid work, education, training, volunteer work and other activities. It’s important to think about what type of career will be of interest. It is always best to find a career that fits with individual interests. There are many career possibilities available and is important to explore all options. Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions one will make.

Making the best career choice involves knowing oneself. It is important to take a proactive role by exploring options, getting experience and researching how to achieve career goals. There are unlimited choices and there is a high value in knowing that infinite possibilities lie ahead. The process of choosing a career takes time. Be patient while also being proactive in deciding on future endeavors. One of the first steps is to complete assessments to figure out determine areas of interest and the areas with the appropriate skill-set. This will help narrow down career choice options.

To assist students in this process, please visit CaliforniaColleges.edu, hover over the Career Tab and click on Interest Profiler.. Brainstorm responses to the following areas: Immediate Environment (i.e. sound, temperature, light and design), Physical Needs (i.e. auditory, visual, tactile, kinesthetic instruction) Emotionality (i.e. motivation, persistence, structure or flexibility) and Sociological Needs (i.e. learning alone, with peers and teacher motivation).

To learn about other assessments on CaliforniaColleges.edu, click here: https://vimeo.com/231773224

Get started with CCGI here https://www.californiacolleges.edu/#/

Remember that in today’s world, a person’s interests may change and lead to a career-switch. Have fun searching!