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Career Paths

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Career Clusters and Pathways
Government and Public Administration -

Financial Examiner

Arts, Audio/Visual Technology, and Communications -

Video Game Designer

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics -

Political Scientist

Career Descriptions
Financial Examiners
analyze the finances of banks and other financial organizations to make sure they comply with laws and regulations.

Video Game Designers,
as the name implies, design video games. They work on such components as character and artwork design, gameplay mechanics, and/or story development.

Political Scientists
study political systems, political behavior, and public policy.
Financial Examiner
Skills
- posess the ability to:
analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses
solve problems by bringing others together to discuss differences
identify a pattern that is hidden in distracting material

Average MO Salary:
$78,080

Typical days and hours:
Work weeks often meet or exceed forty hours and follow a set schedule with weekly deadlines.

Benefits offerred:
Health insurance
Sick leave and paid vacation
Many opportunities to advance

Education Prerequisites:
have a bachelor's degree
gain work experience (about two years through summer and part-time internship programs
on the job training (supervised tasks increasing in difficulty over time)

Current and Future Demand for employment:
Being a financial examiner is considered to be a small occupation with few job openings and an average ten year growth.

Career and Personality Compatibility:
This career would be a good match to my personality because I have many of the same interests and work values such as starting up and carrying out projects, leading and persuading others, and working independently.
Video Game Designer
Skills
- posess the ability to:
think of original, unusual, or creative ways to solve problems
write computer programs
identify a pattern that is hidden in distracting material

Average MO Salary:
$81,820

Typical days and hours:
Work weeks often exceed forty hours with a set schedule, though overtime is common.

Benefits offerred:
Sick leave
Health insurance
Retirement plan

Education Prerequisites:
have a high school diploma or GED
gain work experience in a related occupation (graphic design, computer programming, etc.)
take gaming minors within computer science programs
(NOT an entry level position)

Current and Future Demand for employment:
Being a video game designer is considered to be a medium occupation with a moderate number of annual openings and a slower than average ten year growth.

Career and Personality Compatibility:
This career would match my personality well because significance upon recognition is a work value I share with video game developers, and I would also like the ability to help direct others within the field.

Political Scientist
Skills
- posess the ability to:
develop rules that group items in various ways
combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions
develop a number of possible solutions for problems

Average US Salary:
$71,420

Typical days and hours:
Most political scientists work a set schedule exceeding forty hours a week with many nights and weekends to achieve deadlines. Travel may also occur in order to collect information or attend meetings.

Benefits offerred:
Sick leave
Paid vacation
Health insurance

Education Prerequisites:
have a bachelor's degree
have at least a master's degree in political science
gain work experience as a research asisstant for a political scientist in the field

Current and Future Demand for employment:
(Data not available)

Career and Personality Compatibility:
This career would fit well with my personality, because I like work activities that have to do with ideas and thinking. I also like to search for facts and figure out solutions to problems mentally.

Career to Pursue
The career I would most like pursue of the three is being a
financial examiner
. This is because that career resides in the Government and Public Administration career cluster. I hope to work in the government and being a financial examiner would hopefully be a good start to, one day, becoming a politician. Overall, it was the career that aligned most with my future goals and career plans.
GOAL!
Potential Career Paths
Near-Distant Future
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