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Career Assessment

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Finding A Job

Do you have questions about your next steps in life?  What type of work do you want to do?  What kind of education will you need?  Where can you find internship or volunteer opportunities that can help you in your field of interest?  How do you find a job that fits with your interests, and are there any available in your area? Check out the Ontario Ministry of Education website to find lots of information to answer your questions.  This website has a ton of different resources that can help you learn more about yourself and get on the right path to starting your future.

The Ontario Ministry of Education: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/

Additional Resources

These may help you figure out your interests and what types of jobs may be best for you:

WHO DO U WANT 2B?:
www.whodouwant2b.com/

This is a fun and interactive website for students in middle school, high school, or college.  It gives you a chance to figure out what you’re interested in and offers job suggestions that may be a great fit for you. The website includes:

  • A fun quiz which can help you identify what your interests are. After you answer the questions, it then recommends certain jobs that match your interests.
  • Stories from people who are currently working in a particular field or are pursuing education to help them reach their career goal.

Information on 15 different fields of employment:

  • Details are provided on specific jobs which fit into a particular field of interest.
  • Descriptions are given on what type of education and/or trade schools are needed to reach employment goals in a particular field.
  • Provides a breakdown of salaries which can be earned in a particular field.

 

Find and Get the Right Job:
http://do2learn.com/JobTIPS/DeterminingInterests/SocialSkillsAssessments/Assessments.html#Assessment1

This guide contains activities and worksheets which can help you figure out your strengths and weaknesses, prepare for your job search, search for a job, learn how to properly contact potential employers, and get through the interview.


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