Take this questionnaire and see how you score.
Scoring: None – 0
Some – 1
A lot – 2
___ Spent time thinking about myself and my future education and work.
___ Talked with my parents/friends about what I might do.
___ Examined literature from trade schools, colleges or universities.
___ Read a number of brochures or books about occupations.
___ Read career materials in the library or borrowed them to take home.
___ Sent for literature about educational programs of interest
___ Watched TV programs or listened to radio programs about careers.
___ Talked with family and friends about their careers.
___ Talked with the School Counsellor and/or Career Advisor about what I might do.
___ Visited trade schools, colleges or universities.
___ Visited exhibits, which give information about careers.
___ Taken Planning in school.
___ Read material on occupations that interest me.
___ Talked to instructors about the occupations that interest me.
___ Surfed the internet allowing my hobbies and career interests to guide me.
___ Spent time in the Career Centre in school.
___ Attended the various Post-Secondary Information sessions in school.
Add up your scores and see what they mean:
24-30 : Good Planning, research institutions that offer your programs of interest
18-23: Still some planning to do – a good start though!
12-17: Need to become organized and focused!
Less than 12 – NEED HELP!
What can you do immediately to step up your career planning?
Book an appointment with Mrs. Kerr (Career Information Advisor) at the Counselling Centre.
Monday to Thursday: 10:30am – 3:30pm