It is never too early to start thinking about what you want to do when you grow up. You may change your mind many times, but that's ok! Here are some things you should think about:
What are my talents and skills?
What careers require those skills?
What do I like to think about?
What new things do I like to learn?
What makes me happy?
Do I like to work outside or inside?
Do I like to be around people or by myself?
What careers do I know something about?
What can I learn about careers from my family members?
Here is a great website to get you started. Click on the topics BELOW:
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Career Clusters or Career Families
Careers can be categorized into "families" this way of organizing helps you explore various careers based upon your strengths or interests. You can research some of the career clusters by visiting these sites:
PENNSYLVANIA CAREER ZONE: http://www.pacareerzone.org/
Do you love animals? Click on the links below to check out these careers!
Many students like science. Here are some science related careers to check out: