Career Exploration

Career Assessments

It's hard to figure out what you're supposed to do 'the rest of your life'. No one thing or person can tell you what to major in or what career path you should take, but career assessments can provide direction so you can make the best decision for YOU.

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  • Self-directed career exploration/assessment to help students identify their work-related interests.
  • Helpful for people choosing or changing their major or students in any major who are wondering what types of career options might fit their interests.
  • Students receive results immediately and can access the software online.
What Can I Do With This Major? features 100 major profiles with information on common career paths, types of employers that hire in the field, and strategies to maximize opportunities. Scroll to the bottom of each profile for links to professional associations, occupational outlook information, and job search resources.
  • Strong Interest Inventory assessment helps students uncover their career interests and identify which areas of study are appropriate or required for a particular field. Students become more engaged because they are focused on classes relevant to their goals.
  • By identifying personal interests and how these relate to different occupations, the Strong assessment opens up the world of work to first-time career seekers and people considering a career transition.
  • The Strong assessment heightens people's self-awareness and provides deeper understanding of individual strengths and blind spots, including work style and orientation to risk taking.
  • The Strong assessment helps employees align their interests with areas of responsibility in their job, or in other jobs within your organization where those interests can be applied. 
  • The Strong assessment helps individuals re-enter the workplace after a period of disconnection or absence.