Aspects of a career that you will want to consider before making a decision include daily tasks, typical hours, environment, salary, education/training needed, whether there is demand for that career, and of course, whether it fits with your interests, skills, strengths and values. So how do you research careers? Below are links to tools and resources to help you!
In addition to researching online, informational interviewing, job shadowing, and volunteering are also great ways to find out more about careers.
How to do an Informational Interview:
Volunteering Can Help You Decide:
Researching careers can definitely cause information overload. Use the charts below to help you keep track of what you like and dislike about each of the careers that you are considering. You might be surprised at how much seeing this information on paper (or your computer) can help you make a decision.