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6 th Grade PEP Career Exploration. Overview 1.Introduce Holland’s Career Types 2.Complete College in Colorado Career Keys interest survey 3.Research career.

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1 6 th Grade PEP Career Exploration

2 Overview 1.Introduce Holland’s Career Types 2.Complete College in Colorado Career Keys interest survey 3.Research career interests by educational requirements and earning potential

3 Holland Career Types I am going to read a description of the type of people you can find at 6 different parties. You will find the party descriptions posted throughout the room. As I read each description, complete page 1 of your worksheet to keep as a reference. After I read through the party choices, go to the party with the type of people you think you would get along with and like the best.

4 Party A: Realistic

5 Party B: Conventional

6 Party C: Enterprising

7 Party D: Social

8 Party E: Artistic

9 Party F: Investigative

10 1.Go to the party with the type of people you think you would get along with and like the best (1 minute). 2.Within your group, complete page 2 of your worksheet by trying to guess which careers you think best match your group’s Personality Type (5 minutes).

11 Answer Key Note: There may be more than one “right” answer. Careers listed represent only a few stereotypical examples. MechanicBiologistActress ChefPhysicianGraphic Designer ConstructionVeterinarianAdvertising FirefighterResearch analystArchitect Truck driverStatisticianPhotographer TeacherHotel ManagerAccountant CosmetologistHouse KeeperTax Consultant CounselorReal estate agentBank teller TrainerSales RepCatalog librarian Cruise DirectorStock brokerMedical secretary How many did your group get right?

12 Holland’s Theory There are 6 different Personality Types Realistic (Doers) Investigative (Thinkers) Artistic (Creators) Social (Helpers) Enterprising (Persuaders) Conventional (Organizers) There are 6 basic types of work environments Realistic (Doers) Investigative (Thinkers) Artistic (Creators) Social (Helpers) Enterprising (Persuaders) Conventional (Organizers) By selecting a career or work environment that matches your personality type, you are more likely to be successful and satisfied in your work!

13 Go to Sign in using the information below: Click “Sign In” (dps + student ID number) (6 digit birthday, mmddyy) dps

14 Some students may be prompted to answer a few questions before they may begin. Examples: o Select your grade (8 th Grade) o Answer a security question (e.g. What is my mother’s name?) o Agree to all terms and conditions

15 Click “Learn About Yourself” Click “The Career Key” Click “Get Started”

16 Next, click “View Careers” to explore career options that may be a good match for you, given your top 2 personality types. Record your results in part 1 of your handout Social like to help & work w/ people 15 points Artistic creator, like art, expressive 13 points

17 Explore Career Options Select at least 4 careers to record in part 2 of your handout. Record the education level and average annual earnings

18 Add to your Portfolio Click into your top 4 careers of interest to learn more. Use the tabs on the left to help explore. Click “Add to Portfolio” to save this career in your profile to view later.


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