Discover What Career Path is Best for You
It is never too early to start learning about different options that are available in the job market. There are many things to consider, such as education, salaries, job demand and even location. Explore different careers, personality and job assessments to find the right path for the future!
Finding Your Career Path
Education Planner is a resource for career planning, preparing for school, paying for school, self-assessments and smart borrowing. Under the career planning section, there is a career planning checklist, find careers tool, salary and pay information, along with information about gaining experience.
Career One Stop
Take a quiz and share what you like to do and what you don’t like to do. Career One Stop will show you careers that fit your interest. You can also see the salary and education needed for specific careers.
There are hundreds of career fields you can choose from, and it can be overwhelming. Going2College has outlined 10 steps for choosing a career that you can follow as you explore your options.
Career Cruising assists students with finding the right career, exploring education and training options and preparing for the SAT/ACT. You can also use this website to learn how to improve study habits to suit different learning styles. You will need to use a login given by a school to explore this website. Contact your counselor to see if this is available for you.
Take the career assessment to learn about yourself and discover which careers and majors align with your interests. This tool will give you your top traits with career matches. You can search a career and find out the median salary, level of education and the number of annual job openings for the DFW area.
Xello is an online career guidance and planning system used in the Mansfield ISD, Fort Worth ISD and many others. This website helps students discover relevant college, university, trade and career options based on their personality, skills and knowledge. You will need to use a login given by a school to explore this website. Contact your school to see if this is available for you.
Taking a personality test will help you learn about yourself and explore your strengths and weaknesses. Personality tests can be fun when taking them in a supportive setting, such as with a counselor, parent or a group of friends. The results will help you determine what career fields fit your personality.
This assessment takes less than 12 minutes and will help you figure out your personality type.
Here are the 16 personality types:
- Analysts: Architect, Logician, Commander, Debater
- Diplomats: Advocate, Mediator, Protagonist, Campaigner
- Sentinels: Logistician, Defender, Executive, Consul
- Explorers: Virtuoso, Adventurer, Entrepreneur, Entertainer
DOPE Bird Personality Type
The DOPE personality test is 20 questions. You will pick the word that best describes you.
- Dove: Compassionate, people-oriented, loyal, friendly, hard working and a great team player.
- Owl: Logical, mathematically minded, methodical and detail-oriented.
- Peacock: Talkative, center of attention, passionate and optimistic.
- Eagles: Dominant, problem-solver, decisive and direct.