I have multiple different hobbies that I participate in such as Drag Racing, playing basketball and fishing. I enjoy fishing because of the being able to go outdoors and I like being out on the water and relaxing. Basketball is another one of my time consuming hobbies, but I enjoy going to the gym and shooting around while playing the odd game with other people. Drag Racing is my biggest time consumer in the summer by far. I do a ton of repairing, maintenance and working out the kinks in my setup, so that when I do race, the run is as smooth as possible and I do not encounter problems.
HANDOUT A: REFLECTION
o What are some of your interests? Briefly explain why you enjoy each one.
- Drag Racing
I enjoy Drag racing because of the adrenaline that you get while racing, the extreme competitiveness and being able to spend the time with my family during the summer.
I enjoy playing basketball because it gives me something to do during the winter while we are in the off-season for drag racing. It also gives me time to myself and being able to just go to the gym and shoot around for a while.
In my family we travel very often mostly to drag races all across the northern united states and sometimes do go to certain events in the southern part of the united states.
o What are some careers you are considering? How do they relate to your interests?
Teaching is a very acceptable job and it works with my hobbies extremely well. As a teacher you have the summers off and I could be able to coach basketball during the winter for the school.
My dad is a machinist and as a kid I always wanted to try the machines he works on but was very interested in the automatic side of the machines that my dad uses.
- Real Estate
Real Estate is a very well paying job and is a very acceptable job title.
HANDOUT B: MY INTERESTS
- Select Who Am I from the menu navigation on the left hand side of the screen
- Complete the Interests assessment by selecting Start Survey
- Click View Report and answer the following questions
o What is your interest type?
o Do you agree with the description of your interest type? YES
o What are your primary and secondary interest traits?
o What types of occupations are suited to your interests? (Click View Report and read about your top two interest traits)
Enterprising occupations often involve the world of business. They regularly involve starting and driving new projects. Enterprising occupations frequently require leadership and management skills and the willingness to take risks.
Conventional occupations focus on information and the tools required to analyze, organize and understand information. They also include activities such as creating plans, processes and routines. These occupations usually provide an environment where things are well organized and roles and tasks are clearly defined.
o What are three of the occupation matches listed in the Match Results tab? Would you enjoy these careers? Why or why not?
I might enjoy this career because I talk to people very frequently and helping them with what they need.
- Family Physician
A family physician would fit my hobbies and I would enjoy helping people when they need help.
I don’t think I would like being a pediatrician because I would usually help very young and would much rather help older people.
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