Fairfield Career Fest 2022 Student Survey

Responses were collected from 169 Fairfield High School Students.  Students were allowed to chose multiple answers to each question.

What field interests you most?

  • Technology (33%)
  • Healthcare (28%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Transportation (8%)
  • Public Service (18%)
  • Financial (24%)
  • Energy (6%)
  • Education (11%)
  • Business (2%)
  • Engineering (1%)

What are you looking for right now?

  • Jobs I can work right now while I’m in school. (45%)
  • Jobs I can work full-time in the summer and on breaks. (33%)
  • Jobs that I can work after graduation while going to college. (50%)
  • Jobs that I can work after graduation instead of going to college. (18%)

Which best describes the career you want?

  • A career where I can start right after graduation, work my way up, and train along the way. (44%)
  • A career where the company will pay for college while I work there. (24%)
  • A career where I can get hired easily after college. (37%)
  • A career where I can make the most money. (63%)
  • A career that gets me out of Fairfield. (14%)

What is most important to you?

  • A job that’s fun. (70%)
  • A job that keeps me busy so the time passes faster. (40%)
  • A job that pays as much as possible. (63%)
  • A job that works around my school schedule. (50%)
  • A job that prepares me for the career I want. (45%)
  • A job that pays for college. (23%)
  • A job where I can learn a trade (electrician, plumber, welder, etc.). (14%)

Where do you want to work?

  • Outside (42%)
  • In An Office (52%)
  • In A Factory (16%)
  • On A Construction Site (8%)
  • In Multiple Locations (53%)