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6 th Grade PEP. Career Exploration. Overview. Introduce Holland’s Career Types Complete College in Colorado Career Keys interest survey Research career interests by educational requirements and earning potential. Holland Career Types.

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6th Grade PEP

Career Exploration


Overview

  • Introduce Holland’s Career Types

  • Complete College in Colorado Career Keys interest survey

  • Research career interests by educational requirements and earning potential


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 1of 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.


Party A: Realistic


Party B: Conventional


Party C: Enterprising


Party D: Social


Party E: Artistic


Party F: Investigative


  • Go to the party with the type of people you think you would get along with and like the best (1 minute).

  • 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).


Answer Key

How many did your group get right?

MechanicBiologistActress

ChefPhysicianGraphic Designer

ConstructionVeterinarianAdvertising

FirefighterResearch analystArchitect

Truck driverResearch AnalystPhotographer

TeacherHotel ManagerAccountant

CosmetologistHouse KeeperTax Consultant

CounselorReal estate agentBank teller

TrainerSales RepCatalog librarian

Cruise DirectorStock brokerMedical secretary

Note: There may be more than one “right” answer. Careers

listed represent only a few stereotypical examples.


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!


  • Go to www.collegeincolorado.org

  • Sign in using the information below:

    Click “Sign In”

(dps + student ID number)

dps482679

(6 digit birthday, mmddyy)

040900


  • Some students may be prompted to answer a few questions before they may begin.

  • Examples:

    • Select your grade (8th Grade)

    • Answer a security question (e.g. What is my mother’s name?)

    • Agree to all terms and conditions


Click “Learn About Yourself”

Click “The Career Key”

  • Click “Get Started”


Social like to help & work w/ people 15 points

Artistic creator, like art, expressive13 points

Record your results in part 1 of your handout

Next, click “View Careers” to explore career options that may be a good match for you, given your top 2 personality types.


Explore Career Options

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


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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