Career Exploration

Career Pathways

You’re probably hearing it all the time. What do you want to be when you grow up? Where are you going to college? What do you want to do? How much money can you make? There are literally thousands of careers you could choose…so, how do you know you’re picking a career that’s right for YOU? Don’t stress. There’s no one right answer, but there is the best pathway. SKYCTC can help you find it.

Why Explore Career Pathways?

Or you can take the Focus 2 assessments

Focus 2 is an online, interactive, self-guided career, major and education planning system.

It will enable you to self-assess your career relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and major areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. Students who use Focus make better decisions about their goals and plans and learn how to self-manage their careers.

To get started on FOCUS:

First-time users: Create a new account

Use the following access code when prompted: success

Returning users: Log on

 

Match your quiz results to the corresponding sector in this tool. For example, if your interest quiz result indicates that you are in the "Investigative" category, follow the Healthcare / Science pathway.

If you didn't take the interest quiz, read the descriptions of each sector and select the one that fits you best.

Hexagon with the career sectors listed: Realistic - Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction; Investigative - Healthcare and Science; Artistic - Arts and Humanities; Social - Education and Human Service; Enterprising - Marketing, Public Service and Hospitality; Conventional - Business, Technology, Logistics, Entrepreneurship.

Engineering/Manufacturing/Construction: Prefer practical, hands-on, physical activities with tangible results. Prefer building, fixing, repairing objects, or mechanical things, or working outside.

Realistic job sector with related careers listed same as below the iamge.

Careers you may be interested in:

Prefer to solve abstract problems involving science or engineering related subjects. Curious about the physical world and why and how it works. Enjoy intellectual challenges and original or unconventional attitudes.

Investifative career sector with related careers. Same careers listed below image.

Careers you may be interested in:

Prefer unstructured situations involving self-expression of ideas and concepts through different artistic medium such as art, music, theater, film, multi-media or writing.

Artistic sector with related careers. Same careers listed below the image.

Careers you may be interested in:

Prefer direct service or helping opportunities involving advising, counseling, coaching, mentoring, teaching, or group discussion. Drawn to humanistic or social causes.

Social career sector with related careers listed. Same careers listed below the image.

Careers you may be interested in:

Prefer business situations involving persuasion, selling, or influence. Enthusiastic, energetic, assertive, and self-confident. Drawn to management, leadership or marketing roles.

Enterprising career sector with related careers listed.  Same careers listed below the image.

Careers you may be interested in:

Prefer structured business situations involving data analysis, finance, planning and organizational tasks. Value efficiency and order.

Conventional career sector with related careers. Same careers listed below the image.

Careers you may be interested in:

Focus 2 assessments

Focus 2 is an online, interactive, self-guided career, major and education planning system.

It will enable you to self-assess your career relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and major areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. Students who use Focus make better decisions about their goals and plans and learn how to self-manage their careers.

To get started on FOCUS:

First-time users: Create a new account

Use the following access code when prompted: success

Returning users: Log on

 

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