Deciding on a career pathway can be a daunting task for anyone, especially for younger people. Career exploration is simply learning about various occupations and matching up to an individual’s unique skills, interests, and values. By researching multiple careers, students can make more informed decisions about careers they might like to pursue and the education required to work in the field.
The first step in career exploration is identifying career preferences through a self-assessment. Using tools like this Interest Profiler an individual can generate a list of career paths that are a good fit for someone possessing similar traits.