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Your questions regarding career choice are no doubt directed toward the choice of a paid occupation. However, a career is more than a way to earn a living. A career is a Way of Living. You are, in fact, already well into your career and have been involved in the career development process since you were very young. Whether you realize it or not, you have already assumed a number of work roles-student, homemaker, babysitter, office worker, volunteer, just to name a few. Although you have undoubtedly made some conscious and independent decisions about your career, many of your decisions, as a woman, have resulted from outside influences and social forces that have molded your perceptions and expectations about roles and work choice.

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