To assist you with your career decision, you need to gather information about yourself. Learning about your interests, abilities, values, and personality traits helps you to generate a list of potential careers for exploration.

Resources to help you

FOCUS is an online assessment instrument for current and prospective students. Students are encouraged to complete the assessments and talk with their advisor about their results.

FOCUS Assessment - access code: cougars

Other online assessments: 

  • Education Planner by American Education Services is a onestop career and college planning site. Students have access to the Career Key and other career tools. 
  • Working Out Your Myers Briggs Type: This site provides information on working out your personality type using a Myers Briggs Model
  • The Career Zone: This site utilizes Holland's codes to assess work environment. It also has a link to the O*net interest profiler and a section for searches and portfolio building.