Your interests and abilities can get you started on a path that will lead to your career.
What do you like to do?
- Do you like working with people or working outside? Do certain topics (astronomy, computers, nature) interest you?
- What are your skills?
- Do you do best in English or math? Are you a good artist? Are you good at building or fixing things?
- What kind of lifestyle do you want to have?
- How much money do you want to make? What kind of work schedule will you want? Do you want to travel? Will you want a career that will allow flexibility if you have a family?
WHAT TO DO:
Talk to your parents, relatives, friends, and neighbors about their careers.
Get involved. Find volunteer opportunities in the areas that interest you.