Job seeking on the Autism spectrum ?

Finding the right role to suit your personality is challenging no matter who you are. If you’re a job seeker who’s also on the autism spectrum, you’ll likely have some wonderful and highly valued skills that can help you find employment. Sometimes the hardest part is knowing what kind of work will be a good fit for you.

 

5 good job choices for those on the Autism spectrum

 

Take a look at the job clusters below to see which one best describes your interests and personality and find out which type of job might work best for you.

 

Science and technology

 

? Are you quantitative?
? Do you have a strong attention to detail?
? Do you prefer limited social interaction?
? Are you good at understanding/stating facts without emotion getting in the way?

 

If so, you might be a great fit for roles within the science and technology sector. Popular jobs in this field include: statisticians, computer programmers, research assistants and scientists.

 

Photography or design

 

? Are you creative?
? Do you notice small details that others miss?
? Do you enjoy working alone?
? Are you a visual thinker?

 

If so, you might be well suited to a career in photography or design. Popular jobs in this sector include: web designers, photographers and graphic designers.

 

? Are you highly focused?
? Do you enjoy repetitive and ordered movements?
? Do you have a strong attention to detail?
? Do you prefer to work alone?

If so, you might find you’re well suited to a career in manufacturing. Popular jobs in the manufacturing sector include: labouring and working in assembly lines.

 

Engineering

 

? Are you into mathematics?
? Do you have strong attention to detail?
? Do you enjoy a highly structured environment?
? Do you feel more comfortable when adhering to routine practices and procedures?

If so, you might be a good fit for a career in engineering. Popular jobs in this sector include: electrical engineers, electronic engineers and chemical engineers.

 

Animal Care

 

? Are you an animal lover?
? Do you excel in calm or low stress environments?
? Do you prefer limited social interaction?
? Do you have strong attention to detail?

If so, you may be a good fit for a career in animal care. Popular jobs in this field include: veterinary assistants and animal trainers.

 

Find a job as unique as you ?

 

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