Work Setting Preferences

You can use this table to choose your work setting preferences then compare potential jobs to your preferences. Rate each work setting preference as Extremely Important, Moderately Important or Not Important.

Work Setting Preference Extremely Important Moderately Important Not Important
Pays Well

Offers Professional Status

Travel Included

40 Hour Week

Offers Flexibility

Working Outside

Working Independently

Includes Public Contact

Being the Boss

Intellectually Stimulating

Offers Creativity


As you consider each major and the occupations to which it can lead, remember what is important to you in a work setting and how they might match what you like and what you can do. 

If you need help putting all of that together, make an appointment to talk with a counselor in the Career Center.  Contact us at 255-3340 or to schedule an appointment.