The career planning process is comprised of four steps. One might seek the services of a career development professional to help facilitate his or her journey through this process. Whether or not you choose to work with a professional, or work through the process on your own is less important than the amount of thought and energy you put into choosing a career.

Gather information about yourself:

 

Interests

Values

Roles

Skills/Aptitudes

Preferred Environments

Developmental Needs

Your realities