The aim of the interrelationships among opportunity, personality type and environmental factors in preparatory school students career choice in the case of North Wollo Zone. The sample consists of 214 males and 206 females. A questionnaire designed on the basis of likert-type scale on the factors determining the choice of career based on environment, personality influence and opportunity of the students was administered. Their responses were analyzed using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and T-test at p.05. No significant difference was found on the environmental factor (tcal at 05=0.8593, tcrit=1.960), However, the significant difference was found on the personality (tcal at p.05=0.0001; tcrit1.960) and the significant difference of the opportunity the students see(tcal at p.05=0.000; tcrit1.960). The percentage on male and female was also carried out. 58.4% of male and 69.9% of female agreed that opportunity do affect career while 41.6% and 30.1% disagreed for both male & female respectively, 59.4% of male and 72.8 of female agreed that personality do affect career choice while 40.7% and 27.2% of both male and female disagreed, 64% of male and 67% of female agreed that environment do affect career choice but 36% and 33% of male& female does not agree. Conclusively, all the factors affect the students in determining their career.
Yordanos Yibeltal Yedemie*