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Career Interests Game

This exercise is based on Dr. John Holland's theory that people and work environments can be loosely classified into six different groups. It gives an overview of career possibilities, co-curricular activities and identifications that correspond to your strongest interest areas. This will give you additional ways of checking out your career-related interests and getting involved in your career planning.... Show More


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Tiffany Hine
Tiffany Hine (Faculty)
2 years ago
The site is easy to use and provides information about each of the 6 types of interests. Students can then further see potential educational opportunities and careers that may fit into their interests. Even though the activity is written for a particular school, instructors could use the basic information as a starting point for students to investigate a career.
Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes
Joanne Kung-Vincett
15 years ago
Simple, easy to use table that helps people find direction by relating to the 6 categories. Within each category by asking the questions: ARE YOU, CAN YOU, LIKE TO, your HOBBIES? it then lists CAREER POSSIBILITIES and a [Holland] Code: Each Code links to the US Dept. of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.