Outcome: Career Paths

Photo of an outdoor information fair. In the foreground, a young man leans over a table where two women sit, papers, catalogs, and water bottles spread out in front of them.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.

–Steve Jobs, cofounder and CEO of Apple

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between “job” and “career”
  • Explain the five-step process for choosing a career, which includes aligning your personal interests and skills with appropriate fields
  • Identify sources for learning more about specific careers