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  • 1. Who Am I I am a junior here at Smithtown High School West I play varsity baseball and I am hoping to go to college on abaseball scholarship.In college I would like to get into a Physical therapy program. Ilove sports and I would enjoy working with people who sufferedsports related injuries. I wouldn’t enjoy working in a field that isbehind a desk and very repetitive, I would rather be on my feetand take on new patients every day with different injuries.
  • 2. TraitsPossess Wish to Improve•Responsibility- doing homework, being •Leadership- leading projects andon time, and following a schedule helping others•Problem Solving- analyzing •Negotiation- use interpersonalinformation, defining and solving a communication skillsproblem •Decision Making- considering risks•Reasoning- using knowledge to solve and evaluating alternatives.problems•Integrity and Honesty- making ethicaldecisions
  • 3. Learning StylesI am a Tactile Learner. I prefer: Hands-on activities Using physical activity Performing tasks like making models and doing lab work. Using computersAn occupation that may be a good match is an Athlete. This can be characterized by or involving physical activity or exertion and an active lifestyle.
  • 4. What do I like?I like working with my hands. I enjoy most tech classes in school because I like working with my hands with tools and machines. Ever since I was a little boy I was fascinated by finding out how work.A few definite occupations that would be a good match are: Physical Therapist Chiropractor Veterinarian Dentist
  • 5. Lifestyle Choices-My Goals1 Year Out:In one year I’ll be 17 years old and a senior. By this time I’m hoping to have chosen the college of my choice or at least narrowed down my possibilities to a maximum of three schools. I am hoping to have applied myself increasingly to school and be selected to All Suffolk County Baseball team.5 Years Out:In five years I’ll be in college earning my doctorates degree in Physical Therapy. I’ll be living in a dorm or maybe at this point an apartment. I own a car, but it is not very expensive. I am not married and I have no children. In my spare time I play baseball for my college.10 Years Out:In ten years I’ll be out of college and 26 years old, only a few years out of college. I will have joined a physical therapy practice in hopes of one day taking over my mentors’. I’ll be living in my own apartment and be driving a newer car.
  • 6. What are my work Values?My two most important work values are:Achievement- I would like a job that lets me use my best abilities and see the results of my efforts. Jobs with a sense of accomplishment would interest me.Relationships- I would like a job where my co-workers and people I work with are friendly. I’d love to help people.In accordance to my work values, two careers that might be a good match are:5. Pharmacist6. Athletic Trainer
  • 7. My Holland CodeMy Holland Code is S.I.C. This stands for Social, Investigative, and conventional.Social indicates that I like to work with people and inform, help, and enlighten them.Investigative indicates that I like to observe, learn, investigate, analyze, evaluate or solve problems.Conventional indicates I like to work with data, have clerical or numerical ability, carry out tasks in detail or follow through on others instructions.
  • 8. Occupational Therapist This career corresponds with the first letter of my Holland Code, Social. An Occupational Therapist works with disabled people to help with rehabilitative programs to help restore vocational, homemaking, and daily skills, while also helping them gain general independence. It requires a person who is very social and enjoys working with people everyday, as well as someone with patience and willing to teach someone. Active Listening is a valuable and necessary skill to posess in this career. You must give full attention to people, ask questions, and take time to understand the points being made. $48,000 for entry level workers and $78,420 for experienced workers.
  • 9. Pharmacist This corresponds with the second letter of my Holland Code, Investigative. Pharmacist make/compound and dispense medications following prescriptions issued by medical practitioners. They’d have to enjoy frequently working with ideas and it requires an extensive amount of thinking. They need to be active listeners and speakers to convey information effectively. It requires a fair amount of math and science. $81,180 (per year) for entry level workers and $120,100 (per year) for experienced workers.
  • 10. Statistician This job corresponds with the third letter of my Holland Code, Conventional. Statisticians apply mathematical theory and methods to collect, interpret and summarize numerical into usable information. One who wishes to become a statistician must be interested in frequently following set routines and procedures. A statistician would probably enjoy working with data rather than ideas. A statistician must be good in mathematics and must be able to apply math to problem solving. They will have to be sufficient in critical thinking; using logic to determine strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions. They may also have to be good public speakers to convey information to others effectively. $50,000 (per year) for entry level workers and $84,860 (per year) for experienced workers.
  • 11. Birkman Test My colors are Red and yellow. People with red Interests like hands-on / problem solving job responsibilities and professions that involve practical, technical, and objective activities. People with yellow styles perform their job responsibilities in a manner that is orderly and planned to meet a known schedule. They prefer to work where things get done with a minimum of interpretation and unexpected change.
  • 12. Veterinarian Veterinarians specialize in medical services for animals. Sometimes it can be a very difficult job simply because animals cant communicate their symptoms to the doctor. Therefore the Doctor must be very attentive in their observations in order to make accurate diagnosis. Two years out most Vets are still completing their residencies. It is best to "get your feet wet" before actually choosing a specialty. Most vets retires vets, and occasionally after being in the field for a long time they take on aspiring vets to help instruct them and teach them. Related majors are Animal science, agriculture, pre-veterinary medicine, and bilogoy.
  • 13. Marines-Enlisted A Marine has to be ready to defend this country on a minutes n0tice and they got through intense training for months to attain proper physical attributes of the demanding job. They can be based in any part of the world and their jobs can be incredibly exciting. Those who dont like taking orders and are unwilling to conform to standard military orders should not join the marines, rather any part of the armed forces. Five years out most marines are finished or are near the end of their tour of active duty. The marines offers more than 200 technical schools available to train enlistees for other work when their tour of duty is up.
  • 14. Baseball Player A baseball player is a professional athlete and although very few people actually get an opportunity to play baseball for a living, it is a dream job for many. There are many steps to becoming a pro, which most notably includes the minor leagues. 2 years out most players if not all players are in the minor leagues maturing physically as well as mentally. Everyone is treated the same at this point in their career. 10 years out most players have had good careers and their salaries have skyrocketed.
  • 15. The End