Career assessments are a great tool to help you understand how your unique interests, skills, and personality can lead to various career and educational options that could be a great fit for you. Your first step in deciding which assessment might be right for you is to schedule an appointment with a career counselor.

Self-Assessments

Explore Additional Assessments with a Counselor

  • From your Handshake homepage, click on Appointments under Career Center
  • Click on Schedule A New Appointment

Assessment Types

  • Focus 2 – FREE
    Best for students who are interested in learning more about themselves as it relates to potential careers.

    • A free and self-paced career assessment tool that also allows students the ability to track their career planning progress.
    • Access the resources here

  • Strong Interest Inventory – $10
    Best for students who have not narrowed down their interests OR students who have an idea and are looking for validation or reinforcement.

    • Assesses interests
    • Reveals interest patterns and shows how these patterns relate to occupational choices

  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator – $10
    Best for students who have some idea of what they would enjoy, but are looking for the best fit.

    • Assesses personality
    • Helps to better understand the relationship between behavior and an ideal work environment