career prep

Q2 Who Are You?

16. Career Prep

Holland Codes


It's time to begin to guide your future by learning about your interests, skills, and talents. You will learn a lot about your personality by completing the activities in this Quest. Check with your teacher about alternate tasks to complete this Quest.

I Can Statements

  • identify my personality type
  • describe my personality type
  • create a personality map using digital tools

Key Vocabulary

Perception: Perception is the way you think about or understand someone or something.

Personality: Personality is the combination of characteristics or qualities that form an individual's distinctive character.

Play the interactive Quizlet Game: Direct Link


1. Who Am I?

Download the "Who Am I" document to record your progress in this Quest. Note: Consider the file format -- You will be pasting screenshots, text, and more into this Who Am I Assignment Template.

Complete Step One in the WhoAmI.doc

  • Brainstorming about YOU! (likes, hobbies, other people's perceptions of you, favorite school subjects/activities, free time, and skills)
  • Foundation Skills (visit Career Key to explore the basic, thinking, people and personal qualities that are most like you)

2. Holland Codes Quiz

Discover how your personality should shape your Career choice by watching the video Holland Codes

   Holland Code Exp

3. Complete Step Two in the WhoAmI.doc

  1. Take the (Holland Codes Quiz Online) and find which you are: Doer, Thinker, Creator, Helper, Persuader, or Organizer.
  2. Screenshot results
  3. Interpret your results
  4. Identify and screenshot three potential careers

4. Capture Words that Describe You!

Dig deeper into your "*highest" personality type and potential careers. 

Holland TAble

5. Complete Step Three in the Who Am I Assignment Template.

  • Visit the Personality Typology and copy/paste keywords and sentences that reflect your personality
  • Visit the Work Environment/Work Personality section and key/copy/paste your likes, majors, careers, and potential activities from the Occupational Outlook Handbook links. 
  • Visit the Environmental Typology to key/copy/paste words to describe the workplace for your personality type.  

6. Complete Step Four in the Who Am Assignment Template using online tools to create a graphic illustration of what you learned in this activity. Tools we suggest: Tagxedo, Worditout, VocabGrabber, or WordSift

  • Create a graphic illustration of what you have learned from this activity.
  • Insert screenshot into your Who Am I Assignment Template.


7. Post your Who Am I document to your online presence and save this information for your next Quest.

8. Check with your teacher to see how you will submit your work for this Quest.  

Completing this Quest

When you have finished the Who Am I activities and posted to your online presence, you are ready for the next Quest.

Check off this Quest on the 21t4s roadmap 

 Go to Quest 3 - Career Matches

MITECS   Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
a. Articulate and set personal learning goals, developing strategies leveraging technology to achieve them, and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes

3. Knowledge Constructor
a. Plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits
c. Curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections or artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions
d. Build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
c. Communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations
d. Publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences