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CHOOSING A MAJOR: REALISTIC INTERESTS

Practical Doers who take an active, hands-on approach involving construction, mechanical, or outdoor activities; includes adventures activities (work or leisure)
Realistic Activities at NSU

Common Careers: Common Majors: NSU Activities:
Athletic Trainer Human Perf. & Fitness Men’s Rugby Club
Auto Mechanic Sociology: Criminal Justice Intramural Sports
Carpenter Environmental Science Varsity Sports
Electrician Biology Set production (plays)
Emergency Med. Tech. Pre-civil engineering Technical backstage work
Engineer Minor in coaching Northern Highlights
Farmer/Rancher Physical Education Dance Team
Forester Sports Marketing & Admin. Aberdeen Women's Rugby
Gardener/Groundskeeper Pre-Athletic Training Phit Club
Horticultural Worker   Alternative Spring Break
Military Enlisted   Men’s Soccer Club
Military Officer   Tae Kwan Do Club
Plumber   Volunteer Service Clearinghouse
Police Officer   Habitat for Humanity
Radiology Technician    
Small Business Owner    
Voc. Agric. Teacher    


This exercise is just a small step toward establishing your career goals. Please use the resources of the Career Development & Placement Center (217 Student Center, phone 626-2371) throughout your years at NSU. For example, there is software available for finding current information about these occupations. Call for an appointment if you need information about careers, decision-making, experience before you make a decision, job search help, and other related questions.


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