Explore Careers

Understanding your skills, interests, values, and personality is an essential step toward finding satisfying work. Meet with an alumni career advisor to discuss careers that interest you and discern your ideal work environments. With this knowledge in mind, advisors can help you research career paths and employers and set goals for moving forward.

Self-Assessment

Contact us to learn about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), a personality assessment offered free of charge by Alumni Career Services.

  • Franklin Covey Mission Statement Builder - An exercise to add focus, direction, and a sense of purpose to your daily decisions
  • Strengthsfinder 2.0 - A new and improved version of Gallup's popular assessment, based on the concept "do what you do best"
  • What Color is Your Parachute? - Companion piece to the best-selling career book in the world; includes information for career changers
  • O*Net OnLine: U.S. Department of Labor database of occupations
  • Skills Center - Profiler allows you to build a list of skills, identify occupations that require your skills, and identify any gaps in skills and/or education for particular occupations
  • What's Your Skillset - Free registration gives you access to What’s Your Skillset, located through in the Assessments link
  • Career Assessment Exercises - A variety of self-inventories, ranging from telling your story to defining core competencies and goal setting

Recent Grads

See Explore Skills & Interests and Explore Careers for more self-assessment and career research tools.