Career Assessments

  • Before you decide if a career is right for you, you need to understand your own interests and abilities. The first step in the career planning process is a self-assessment. A self-assessment is a valuable tool used to gather information about yourself in order to make an informed career decision. You can start by taking the career assessments listed below to learn more about your interests, abilities and personality

    • Major Clarity  offers many different resources for students, such as: personality assessment, learning styles survey, career path exploration, college search, resume builder tool, career plan & an internship search. Once you complete the assessments and mark your favorite careers or colleges, the information is automatically saved and will show when you log in again next time. Use this handout to complete assessments & career exploration while on the site. Use this handout to complete the "Learning Styles."
    • offers 5 different assessments. You do not need an account to complete the assessments, but you should create one if you want to save your results. Use your results to help you explore career pathways in the "Explore Occupations" section on the website. Use the links below to go directly to the assessment:

    1. Interest Finder - identify your personality type
    2. Career Cluster Match - uncover which career clusters match the combination of your work, skills and academic interests.
    3. Be Your Own Boss - see if you are ready to start your own dream business.
    4. Skills Matcher - identify careers that match your skills.
    5. Work Values Sorter - what do you value most in a job?

    • Your Free Career Test
    • Offers a free career assessment with 15 questions that you can take in 3-5 minutes. You can then view results, search careers and college information as well as watch a video detailing information about your career results.
    • Education Planner
    • This is a career and college planning site. The information you need to research careers, choose a postsecondary school, apply on-line, and find ways to finance your education.
    • The ASVAB Career Exploration Program
    • Designed to help students learn more about themselves and the world of work, identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations, and develop an effective strategy to realize their goals.
    • Personality Types
    • Based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a tool for identifying sixteen different patterns of action, this website provides information and profiles of the sixteen different types of personality.

    Once you have completed a self-assessment, you should begin exploring different career options. There are many different ways to explore careers. Visit your Career Development Coordinator to learn more about career exploration options.