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Career Connections: Where Am I Going? Researching Careers

"Where Am I Going?"- Researching Careers Helps!

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!

Where Am I Going? - Every Nation GTA | Church Toronto

Career Snapshots

Candid Careers


Other Helpful Researching Techniques

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:

Job Shadowing:

Volunteering Can Help You Decide:

Compare and Contrast the Careers You are Considering

Researching careers can definitely cause information overload. Use the charts below to help you track what you like and dislike about each career you are considering. You might be surprised at how much seeing this information on paper (or your computer) can help you make a decision.