Career Services offers career assessments to assist you in:
Exploring career options and choosing careers to target in your job search
Highlighting your skills and personality characteristics on your resume
Preparing for a job interview - see if you have what the job requires!
Unlock the secrets of your personality to create your perfect career path! TypeFocus is an interactive tool that has helped thousands of individuals plan and validate their next steps using the integration of self-reflection and the exploration of career options. Created with your career needs in mind, TypeFocus offers a step-by-step program to meet and exceed them.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) can assist you in understanding contributions of your particular "type" to the work organization, your communication, leadership, and team work styles, and can assist you in choosing the best career "fit" within your field(s) of interest.
Visit the link above and click on "Jung Typology Test," then on "Take Test." After completing the inventory, your answers will be tabulated and your four-letter "type" will be provided. For more information on the 16 MBTI types, including career insights and options, go to www.personalitypage.com, www.16personalities.com, and www.truity.com.
Discover the best jobs for your interests with the powerful system of Holland career codes. This free assessment from Truity will identify your strongest career interests among six occupational themes: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional (a.k.a. RIASEC).
Use this skills assessment worksheet (.doc) as a tool to help you assess your abilities in nine general skill sets. Each skill set has ten contributing skills. These general skills are needed to accomplish virtually any type of work. The specific skills—the ones that reflect your education, training, and experience—will help you pinpoint or refine your career path.
Examine various work values in this values assessment worksheet to identify important values in your career journey. Remember, these values may be fluid, changing over time as you gain new experiences, skills, and insights. Reflect on your values with a career counselor in the Office of Career Services to gain further insights.