El Dorado High School

Explore... Research... Experience...

Explore... who you are and what you enjoy.Go To Top of Page

  • What are your interests?
  • What classes have you enjoyed in school?
  • What activities/skills have you enjoyed doing the most?
  • What are you hobbies or things you like to do for fun?
  • What types of jobs or careers are people involved in around you?
  • What are your natural talents?
  • What have you dreamed about doing?
  • What pressures or influences are you experiencing about school, major, or career direction?
  • Take the personality surveys. Many are free online. We have a couple on Naviance. Don't be afraid to do them more than once.
  • Getting to know yourself better will benefit you in MANY areas of your life!

Research... careers and academic programs. Develop options.Go To Top of Page

  • Learn about various careers & academic programs.
  • Attend Career Expo at UMHS in the spring.
  • Use Naviance.
  • Use the internet.
  • Talk informally with people in the field.
  • Set up a formal "informational interview" with someone in the field.
  • Be creative. Maybe there is a new career you hadn't considered.
  • What kind of education do you need?
  • Get ready to plan your next step!

Experience... the world of work.Go To Top of Page

  • Volunteer!
  • Try a job shadow.
  • Look for a paid or unpaid internship.
  • Get a part-time job.
  • Attend an educational workshop in your field of interest.
  • Come to the Career Center, we can help!