The My Career Exploration Journal was created with middle school and early high schoolers in mind. Skip taking unnecessary classes and dodge changing majors at college and help your student be prepared to pursue the career of their dreams. This journal isn’t like any other career journal as it takes your student’s on an in-depth adventure.
About the My Career Exploration JournalMassive List of Careers
Pulling from careerplanner.com, this resource has a list of almost 200 careers to help your student brainstorm a few they’d like to explore. If they’re unsure of what they’d like to look into, this list will surely help them get started.
All About Me
Before getting into the career exploration, your student will take a look within and jot down things about themselves. This prompt also helps with the keepsake part. They’ll look back and be able to see how they were when they first completed the journal. There are also prompts to help them identify a career they may have already had in mind.
Brainstorm Careers to Explore
Sometimes kids can have a lot of careers in mind, so these pages will help them put those ideas onto paper. It will also serve as a starting point for career to take a deep dive into.
“I Want to Explore ________”
This section is packed with templates, questions, writing prompts, and more to send your student on a career researching adventure. They’ll go deeper than just finding out basic information. There are templates to help them identify:
- activity requirements
- skills needed
- abilities needed
- education, knowledge, experience
- course details
- career potential
- career goal setting
- interview questions
- journal pages
- certificate of completion
The mini version provides you with enough printables for researching one career. Since it is a digital copy, make copies for as many careers your student would like to explore.