Career Search on BigFuture provides engaging, personalized career exploration tools to help students discover careers based on their interests, skills, and projected job growth. Today, students can explore more than 1,000 careers, based on their interests, and learn about required education, median yearly income, and more.
This 60-question survey can be completed in about 15 minutes on BigFuture. It’s provided by O*Net and was developed for the U.S. Department of Labor. The O*Net database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge, activities, and interests associated with occupations to inform career exploration. Students are asked 10 questions for six different career traits, such as Realistic (Doers), Social (Helpers) and Artistic (Creators). The questions gauge students how much they would like to perform specific tasks. Based on their responses, students who complete the quiz will receive 30 recommended careers to explore.