UNIT 1—WHAT ABOUT ME?
1. Interests — Things/Hands-on? People? Information?
Print this page and then complete with one or two other people. Hand it in!
One way to sort careers is by interests. You may want to work with people and not data or things.
Every job requires at least some interaction with people, information and/or things. Which interest is
the most dominant for each career listed below— Hands-On People, or Information?
accountant, teacher, defense lawyer, computer programmer, landscape photographer, social worker,
carpenter, family doctor, surgeon, hairstylist, artist, miner, animator, mathematician, day-care
worker, stock broker, police officer, bank manager, electrician, website designer, salesperson, actor,