6 Types Of Interest Categories

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Before taking the ONET interest profiler, I was worried that it wouldn’t give me the right measure of what my interests actually are. The interest profiler measured 6 types of interests and scored each one based on my answers. The six types of interest categories were Realistic, 0, Investigative, 15, Artistic, 8, Social, 30, Enterprising, 6, and Conventional, 6. Social and Investigative are the top two interests that it scored me under. It didn’t really surprise me that much being that my major is Psychology. I was planning on enrolling as a double major under Psychology and Criminal Justice, but I just stuck with Psychology. I enjoy helping people with their problems and I have great listening skills. I would say I also enjoy investigating. …show more content…
I am a fantastic listener. Even though I am not a licensed psychologist, I would listen to my friend’s problems and I would give them advice. I always think about all the possibilities of my actions before making a decision which also leads into critical thinking. Critical thinking and decision making are important qualities to have for a counseling psychologist. I believe I communicate well on paper, which is a great skill to have for this career. I am able to comprehend when people are talking about their situations. I am able to recognize problems, if there is one presented. Most of the work involves face to face contact, freedom to make decisions, electronic mail and telephone call, and most of the time sitting …show more content…
After obtaining my degree this spring at Penn State Schuylkill, I plan on taking time off of school and looking for jobs doing some kind of TSS work. I love children and I think it would be a great opportunity working with children and their families. It would also provide me with some experience in the field of psychology. I have what it takes to become a counseling psychologists, all I need is to go beyond undergraduate school and obtain my master’s or PhD in psychology. I am equipped with the knowledge needed for this career. I am familiar with the tools required. I understand all the tasks that are involved for completing the job. I have most of the skills and abilities that are seen as assets to perform the job

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