What is the Career Clusters Survey and why should I use it?
The Career Clusters Survey asks you about your interests and activities to help you explore career options. The results from this survey provide you with a starting point to explore different career areas. Whether you are exploring careers for the first time, looking to change from your current industry or just curious to know more about yourself, the survey is a great asset in your toolkit!
Who can use the Career Clusters Survey?
Any signed in user can use the Career Clusters Survey to help them along their journey!
Where is the Career Clusters Survey in the system?
The Career Clusters Survey is found within the ‘Explore the world of work’ Goal in the ‘Find careers I will love’ Outcome. It is also located in the Tools menu.
How to take the Career Clusters Survey
Begin by accessing the survey through the Tools menu or Step within ‘Find careers I will love’. The survey will go through three pages of options. Select activities you like, words that describe you best and school subjects you enjoy. At the end of each page, click “Next”.
Once you’ve gone through all pages, you’ll be taken to your results. Here you can see your top three clusters highlighted and a summary of your interests. A cluster is a group of careers which all share common features and require similar skills. Chances are if you like one job within a cluster, other jobs in that cluster will also interest you. Career Clusters help you to focus on the needed skills, competencies and knowledge for your education or career plan. There are sixteen total career clusters spanning all industries. You can save clusters to your profile and link to careers available in that cluster for further exploration.