Career Exploration & Discovery
Whether you are starting your undergraduate education, entering a graduate program, or switching fields, self-discovery is the first step to start shaping your future goals. Our tools can help you sketch out a long-term vision for your career plans and short-term goals. Check out our career assessments to begin your journey! While these assessments cannot tell you what career or major to choose, they are able to help you learn more about yourself so you can make better-informed decisions.
What Can I Do With A Major In…
This website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate!
O*NET Interest Profiler
The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do and decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.
This test groups people on the basis of their suitability for six different categories of occupations. The RIASEC Markers from the Interest Item Pool were developed for use in psychological research as a public domain alternative to the usual assessments.
The Big Five
What are you really like? Complete this test to identify the most important and distinctive features of your personality, in terms of the Big Five traits and 15 more-specific “facet” traits.
The Strong Interest Inventory is a well respected online assessment that groups people and careers into six interest areas. Based on your responses to the questions, the assessment will provide information on how your interests relate to different work environments and activities and compare to individuals in a wide variety of career fields, majors, and occupations.
If you are interested in taking the Strong Interest Inventory, reach out to our office and we can give you the access information you will need.