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Career Assessments

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The goal of a career assessment is to help you evaluate and understand your knowledge, skills, interests and abilities, through the lens of your future career path. What are your strengths and weaknesses? What are your values? What interests you and which job would fit you best? What career best fits your personality?

Above all, a career assessment can help you with your career choices. It is intended not as much as a test of your abilities, but as a tool that will allow you to make the most of yourself, your education and your career. You will learn what kind of work environments and occupations suit you best, and what professions match your career personality. Wouldn’t you like to know which job would fit you best?

Once you’ve taken your assessment, schedule an appointment with the Career Services Center to chat about your results! 

Career Explorer is a unique career matching platform that will build career recommendations for you, based on your input. It’s a comprehensive interest, personality, and preference assessment that measures you against over 140 traits and uses that data to accurately find your top matches with our 800+ career encyclopedia. 

MyPlan.com helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about their education and careers. Whether you're deciding which college to attend, choosing a major, planning ahead for your first career or thinking about making a career change, MyPlan.com can help you explore options and bring clarity and insight into figuring out what’s right for you.

For specific instructions on creating an account in My Plan, please contact us.


The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do. The O*NET Interest Profiler helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.

Discover the best jobs for you with the powerful system of Holland career codes. This free test will identify your strongest career interest among six occupational themes: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising and Conventional (a.k.a. RIASEC).

You'll discover your top interest area and what that means for you. You'll also learn how you scored in the other five interest areas. Finally, you'll see a list of suggested careers based on your interest profile.

This free personality test is based on Carl Jung and Isabel Briggs Myers personality type theory.

Upon completion of the questionnaire, you will: Obtain your four-letter type formula according to Carl Jung and Isabel Briggs Myers typology, along with the strengths of preferences and the description of your personality type.

The VIA Survey was designed specifically to measure 24 character strengths in individuals. Character strengths are viewed as our positive personality in that they are our core capacities for thinking, feeling and behaving in ways that can bring benefit to us and others.

  1. Click "Take the Free VIA Survey."
  2. Complete the yellow REGISTER form on the right. On the form at the bottom, make sure you select "VIA Survey (Adult)."
  3. Then you'll go through the survey, 120 questions in all. It should take about 10-15 minutes.
  4. At the end, you'll hit COMPLETE SURVEY and be taken to a results page.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You do not need to purchase any of the reports. Below the reports you’ll find a complete list of your 24 strengths and their explanations