The following questions will help you gauge whether a career as a funeral service professional is right for you.


Do these statements reflect your interests and skills? Provide your answer for each on a scale from 1-5.

Strongly Agree = 5; Strongly Disagree=1

I want a career where I can have a positive impact on people's lives.

I believe funerals and memorialization are important.

I recognize that grief support is important.

I am comfortable talking about death and dying.

I am comfortable listening to people.

I am empathetic and compassionate.

I like to work with my hands and am good with tools.

I am detail-oriented.

I am trustworthy and responsible.

I am creative.

I am a self-starter.

I prefer a varied schedule.

I enjoy science and chemistry.

The death process interests me.

I am comfortable caring for decedents.

Working in funeral service feels like a natural fit.

Teamwork is essential.

I step up in challenging situations.

I am a relationship builder.

Self-care is important.