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Explore Majors and Careers



 
We offer a variety of ways to help you determine the best major(s) and career path for you. Take one of our career assessments and schedule an appointment with our professional staff to get started!

During a one-on-one advising appointment, our Career Advisors will guide you through a variety of assessments, resources, and discussions to assist you in creating your own unique path. 

What Can I Do With This Major?

Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, What Can I Do With This Major can help you connect your majors to possible careers. Learn about typical career paths and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research on majors and careers through the websites provided, or ask a Career Advisor for additional assistance. Use this how-to guide to learn how to use the What Can I Do With This Major tool effectively.

Assessments

If you are unsure of how your personality connects to a major, what your strengths are, or how your areas of interests correspond to potential career paths, set up an appointment with an advisor to determine which career assessment is right for you!

Career Finder 

The Career Finder quiz is available for free in your Jobs4Govs account. Find this 60-question quiz under the Resources tab on your Jobs4Govs homepage. The quiz asks participants to respond on a scale of "Extremely Like" to "Extremely Dislike" to a series of questions about likes and interests. Once the quiz is completed, some suggested career options will be displayed based on the responses.

For further guidance and explanation of results, please schedule an appointment with a career advisor. This is an easy-to-understand quiz perfect for freshman. We recommend that all students take this assessment prior to their first Career Services appointment. 

Strong Interest Inventory 

The Strong Interest Inventory® instrument is a powerful tool that can help you make satisfying decisions about your career and education.

Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about a change, or considering education options for career preparation, you can benefit from the wealth of information reflected in your Strong results.

Understanding your Strong Profile can help you identify a career focus and begin your career planning and exploration process.

Keep in mind that the Strong measures interests, not skills or abilities, and that the results can help guide you toward rewarding careers, work activities, education programs, and leisure activities-all based on your interests.

As you review your Profile, remember that managing your career is not a one-time decision but a series of decisions made over your lifetime.

How Will You Benefit from this Assessment?

The Strong  Interest Inventory® can be a valuable tool in helping you identify your interests, enabling you to:

Please schedule a 30-minute career exploration appointment with a Career Services advisor if you are interested in taking this assessment. It is an ideal assessment for sophomore-level students.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Do you prefer working in a group to working independently, or vice versa? Do you trust your gut instincts over concrete data? When you make a decision, do you put yourself in the situation or outside it? By asking yourself these questions, you have started the process of personality identification. The questions previously asked mirror the Myer-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment.

Developed by Katharine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers, the MBTI is a questionnaire designed to identify personality types explained by C. G. Jung. An individual taking the assessment is given multiple statements and is asked to choose one answer from the given two to each statement.

An example of such a statement with choices:

You prefer interacting in small groups as opposed to large groups.   [Yes or No]

The MBTI can be taken online. An office appointment is required with qualified professional for follow-up interpretation and consultation. Please schedule a 30-minute career exploration appointment with Career Services if you are interested in completing this assessment.

Why Should I Take the MBTI?
Knowing your personality type can better help you understand:

The MBTI is not an assessment of ability or performance. It is a tool created to better realize cognitive functions to assist those taking it with the benefits mentioned previously. This assessment is ideal for juniors, seniors and alumni.

Schedule An Appointment

Schedule an appointment to chat with us about your career goals.

We are excited to help you advance in your career journey!