Emily blandJanuary 31, 2012SLS1001 Career Project
After clicking on the gold star button and seeing the listen of career choices that wherethere I realized that the career I wish to have was not on the page so I chose a career that Iwas interested in when I was younger and that was an Interior Designer. A person in thishas lot reasonability such as conferring with clients to determine factors affectingplanning interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, and purposeand function. They also advise clients on interior design factors such as space planning,layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination. Coordinateswith other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers, and plumbers, toensure job success. Reviews and details shop drawings for construction plans. Estimatesmaterial requirements and costs, and presents design to client for approval. Subcontractsfabrication, installation, and arrangement of carpeting, fixtures, accessories, draperies,paint and wall coverings, art work, furniture, and related items. Formulatesenvironmental plan to be practical, esthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such asraising productivity or selling merchandise. Selects or designs, and purchases furnishings,art works, and accessories. Renders design ideas in form of paste-ups or drawings. Usescomputer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce construction documents.Unfortunately this field was not listed in the results of my assessment. For this career Iwould need an associates degree and become certified as well as licensed interiordesigner. The salary range for this career is depending on your years’ experience, forinsist 0 - 2 years,$30,719 - $43,8312 - 4 years=$37,043 - $49,963/4 - 6 years=$42,146 -$59,109/6 - 8 years=$49,107 - $72,154/8+ years=$57,184 - $86,066. While doing this jobI would expected to be able to be able Identifying color and seeing differences in color,including shades and brightness, seeing clearly at a distance, being able to work inside
most of the time, and sitting one-third of the time, being able to left up to 10lbs andsometimes 20lbs. I learned a lot about myself after finishing the work values sorter. For one Ilearned that I need to be in a busniess where im my own boss. I have a serate way ofdoing things and im a bit of a perfectioness when it comes to dealing with things that areimportant to me. And the career in which I intend to be in puts me in charge,I alsolearned that it is very important to me that my work allows me to use my best abilities.Althought at the end of the work values sorter my career field was not listed, but I wasvery happy in seeing Interior Designer on the list because when I was younger that’swhat I was interested in doing. After looking thourgh the gold star list I chose the occupation of an InteriorDesigner which I was very intrested in and already knew a lot about. Whlie lookingthourgh the connections on the next page I checked out a couple of websites. But the wason in particular that I checked out that I learned a lot from and that waswww.interiordesignsociety.org/ . On there website I learned about interior design anddesigners this website is based on keeping the design commuity strong it is alsoone of thecountrys largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior designindustry. The Interior Design Society offers members community, education and businesssupport. Based on what I learned with this reseach my educational and career goals haveslighty changed abit. At frist I was just detemined to go into film production and
writing.To do my two years here a broward college and then transfer but I never had aback up plan for f it dones’t work out intill now. Interior desginer is something I’ve hadan interest for and something im farly good at and I know I could make a pertty goodcareer from it.I found this project very helpful for me to see what type of worker I wasand it helped me with my career palns, and no nothing about this project surprise me.
Broward College Current User: Emily bland Work Interest Profile Summary Your interests can be summarized as follows: Your average score in each area is also shown below as a number ranging from 0 to 100 where: 0=Low 50=Moderate 100=High Artistic 91.67 Realistic 20.83 Conventional 16.67 Enterprising 16.67 Investigative 16.67 Social 8.33 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Your top 3 work interests in the order you selected are:Artistic People in the artistic category prefer to be expressive. They like the opportunity to create new"the creators" things and be innovative. They typically do not like structure or conformity. They prefer to use their imagination and be creative. People in this category generally enjoy activities such as: writing, poetry, photography, designing, singing, acting, dancing, painting, attending theaters and exhibits, and reading.Realistic People in the realistic category often prefer to work with objects and things. They are likely to"the doers" enjoy creating things with their hands and using tools and machines. Some prefer large, powerful machines like tractors, while others prefer precision machinery such as X-ray or electronic equipment. People in this category generally enjoy being physically active, repairing equipment, rebuilding cars, fixing electrical things, solving mechanical problems, playing sports, working outdoors, and using their hands.
Conventional People in the conventional category often prefer orderly, systematic work. Work tasks often "the organizers" include keeping records, and organizing written and numerical materials according to a plan. They like to see things run efficiently and smoothly, which means they will pay attention to administrative details. They generally enjoy keeping accurate records, organizing, working with numbers, and using a computer. Careers That Match Your Work Interests (HIDE) GREE BRIGHT NATIONALSAVE MAJORS AT BROWARD OCCUPATION NAME N OUTLOO AVERAGED COLLEGE JOBS K SALARY Architect $78,880. Architecture 00 Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Geology/Earth Science Physics Interior Design Fine Arts Studio Arts Art Restorer $50,630. Graphic Design 00 Fine Arts Studio Arts Art History, Criticism and Conservation Cinematographer $49,590. Radio and TV 00 Radio and TV Broadcasting Technology Humanities/Humani stic Studies Theater Commercial Designer $61,400. Interior Design 00 Graphic Design Fine Arts Studio Arts Art History, Criticism and Conservation Costume Attendant $32,180. Theater 00 Dancer $41,000. Dance and 00 Performance Studies
Theater MusicExhibit Designer $50,600. Theater 00 Fine Arts Studio Arts Art History, Criticism and ConservationFacilities Planner $78,880. Architecture 00 Urban and Regional Planning Parks, Recreation and Leisure Interior DesignFashion Artist $55,630. Fine Arts 00 Studio ArtsFine Artist $50,630. Fine Arts 00 Studio Arts Intermedia/Multime diaFloral Designer $24,940. Horticultural 00 Science Fine Arts Studio ArtsFurniture Designer $61,400. Interior Design 00 Fine Arts Studio ArtsIllustrator $50,630. Theater 00 Fine Arts Studio Arts Intermedia/Multime diaIndustrial Designer $61,400. Architecture 00 Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering Industrial Technology Mechanical Technology Graphic Design
Landscape Architect $65,910. Architecture 00 Urban and Regional Planning Horticultural Science Geology/Earth Science GeographyMakeup Artists - Theatrical $45,010. Dance and 00 Performance Studies Theater MusicMedical and Scientific Illustrator $50,630. Biology 00 Fine Arts Studio Arts Intermedia/Multime diaMerchandise Displayer $28,480. Theater 00Museum Technicians and $41,330. Humanities/HumaniConservators 00 stic Studies Parks, Recreation and Leisure Religion/Religious Studies Anthropology Sociology Art History, Criticism and Conservation HistoryOrnamental-Metalwork Designer $61,400. Interior Design 00Package Designer $61,400. Architecture 00 Advertising Graphic Design Fine Arts Studio ArtsPainter $50,630. Fine Arts 00 Studio ArtsPhotographer $36,370. Botany/Plant 00 Biology
Intermedia/Multime dia Police Artist $50,630. Criminal Justice 00 Criminology Fine Arts Studio Arts Intermedia/Multime dia School Architect $78,880. Architecture 00 Scientific Photographer $36,370. Botany/Plant 00 Biology Astronomy Sculptors $50,630. Fine Arts 00 Studio Arts Set Designer $50,600. Interior Design 00 Theater Fine Arts Studio Arts Set Illustrator $50,600. Interior Design 00 Theater Fine Arts Studio Arts Art History, Criticism and Conservation Technical Illustrator $50,630. Architecture 00 Fine Arts Studio Arts Intermedia/Multime dia Textile Designer $61,400. Fine Arts 00 Studio ArtsOTHER OCCUPATIONS (SHOW) Copyright 2011 Career Dimensions®, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Career FinderYou can also combine your work values results with earnings, education level and other characteristics.: Career FinderWork Values SorterYour Top Work ValuesDoes this sound like you? Achievement Its very important to you that your work allows you to use your best abilities. You want to see the results of your work and get a feeling of accomplishment. Independence Its very important to you that your work allows you to make decisions on your own. You want to try out your own ideas and work with little supervision. Recognition Its very important to you that your work satisfies your need for prestige and leadership opportunities, as well as opportunities for advancement. Support Its very important to you to know the company stands behind its workers and has competent, considerate and fair management. View Careers Matching your Work ValuesYour Ranking of the Work ValuesClick a title to see a description of a work value and all the occupations associated with it.
Keep in mind that the higher the ranking, the better the work value matches you.Work Values Achievement [30 ] out of 30 Independence [18 ] out of 30 Recognition [18 ] out of 30 Support [18 ] out of 30 Working Conditions [16 ] out of 30 Relationships [14 ] out of 30Does this sound like you?Think about these results and write your thoughts in your Portfolio Journal.