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Taking A Career Assessment

Career Services at the Student Services Building offers several career assessments. These assessments help you examine, understand, and talk about how your interests, personality, values, and skills combine to make you who you are. While these assessments will not tell you exactly what major or career is best for you, the results can guide you toward careers you may wish to explore further.

The first step is to make an appointment with a general career advisor or a career consultant.

Your advisor will spend some time getting to know you, your situation, and your needs and expectations. This process helps the advisor identify the best assessment for you! Each assessment takes approximately 45 minutes to an hour to complete. All assessments can be completed online. A follow-up appointment will be needed to review and interpret the results from your assessment and consider your next step. Currently available assessments include:

BRIDGES - Choices Planner:

  • Online tool to assess and examine your interests, work values, and beliefs about your work skills.
  • A wealth of information about occupations and related majors.
  • Search for information on majors and careers.
  • Compare your assessment results with the career information provided.
  • Create a career goal plan and save it all in your own online portfolio.
  • Access BRIDGES and other career research resources here!
  • We recommend making an appointment with a career advisor to discuss your results and how to use the information you’ve gathered.

Strong Interest Inventory

  • Online assessment helps you identify and examine your interests.
  • Offers a list of careers and majors that match your interests that you may wish to explore further.
  • Helps you consider how you may wish to develop your interests during your college career.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI):

  • Specialized online assessment that can help you gain understanding about your personality style.
  • An appreciation of your personality style can help you consider if a major or career might be a good fit.
  • Helps you gain insight into your communication and interaction with others in the workplace.