Think critically about your interests, skills, values, and experiences and reflect on how they connect to your personal and professional goals. The resources listed below will help guide this reflection by asking you questions to consider on your own or by providing a more structured self-assessment inventory, which you can take and then review with a Career Center coach.
Strong Interest Inventory provides a summary of your interests with a list of careers you might want to explore. Log in information will be provided upon referral from a Career Center coach.
View the Interests Worksheet.
The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you discover your interests and how they relate to potential careers. This 60 question assessment will measure your occupational interests into Realistic, Social, Investigative, Enterprising, Artistic, and Conventional types. You can take the assessment here and the results will be available online immediately after completion.
Values are deeply held convictions that guide or influence the choices you make in life, including career decisions. Values are also self-motivators that indicate what you consider most important in your life. Your values are reflected in how you invest your time and the skills you choose to develop.
View the Career Values Worksheet.
Personality Type Indicator - This assessment can help you to identity your personality type. Your type results can guide you as you reflect on how you relate to others, how you get your energy, how you receive and organize information, and how you make decisions.