Career Assessment

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,, and



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