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CareerMatch Survey

Trying to make the right career decision?  Not sure which college choices are best for you? 

Take the following survey to see how the interests you identify match with Career and Technical Education programs offered at CCSF. Once completed use your results to explore program options as well as to serve as part of a battery of assessments and tools you’ll need to make your decision. 

Want to know more about CareerMatch?  Be sure to visit the About CareerMatch page.



Rate your interests in the following activities. Do not spend a lot of time thinking about your answers; go with your first response even if you’ve never participated in the activity.  Submit your responses.


Review your results.


Select a category to review the programs that match your interest areas.


Choose a program title to explore Program FAQ’s, which include career opportunities, projected salaries, estimated training time, tuition and more.  Be sure to also review Program FAQ’s included in your other interest categories.

Next to each of the following statements, click the response which best describes how much you like the activity.

Interest Level
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Lead an exercise class at a gym

Assist in research in a biotech laboratory

Create a new cookie recipe

Counsel people with disabilities

Run a start-up software company


Advise on investment planning

Build and repair computer networks

Use equipment to monitor a patient's heart rate

Cook a gourmet meal

Answer phones on a crisis hotline


Argue a legal case

Sell stocks and securities in a bank

Repair houses

Study human behavior

Use digital equipment to record a band


Volunteer in a community agency

Supervise a team

Prepare a meeting agenda on the computer

Troubleshoot engine trouble on an airplane

Write a scientific report


Create costumes and sets for a play

Care for seniors in a retirement home

Manage a hotel

Organize office files

Repair diesel engines


Operate scientific equipment

Use software to design buildings

Care for patients in a hospital

Develop an advertising campaign

Assist a lawyer to prepare legal documents


Serve in the Coast Guard

Examine a crime scene

Design clothing

Train new employees

Research the best way to sell a new product


Manage medical records in a hospital

Care for animals at a shelter

Collect evidence at a crime scene

Design advertisements for a magazine

Lead a religious study group


Campaign for cause

Install office software on a computer

Care for plants in a nursery

Use a computer program to track data

Design the graphics for a website


Assist with a community health research study

Give a speech

Establish an inventory of books for a library

Patrol a neighborhood as a police officer

Write a computer program


Write a fictional story

Teach someone about your favorite hobby

Help a customer choose the right product

Track income on a computer

Operate firefighting equipment to put out a fire


Repair a computer

Report on the news

Teach young children in a daycare

Sell airline tickets to travelers

Prepare tax returns