Identify Interests and Strengths
Take an Assessment at the Career Center
Stop by the Career Center to receive individualized assistance and feedback with any of the following assessments:
Focus 2 – FREE
Focus 2 is an online assessment that allows you to search for occupations and majors that fit with your interests, values, skills, and personality. Take Focus 2 online at the Career Center or anywhere you have internet access. Afterwards, we recommend that you stop by the Career Center to discuss your results with one of our Career Specialists. No appointment is necessary!
CliftonStrengths for Students – $15 (cash, check or student charge)
This tool helps you identify your own natural talents – the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that come naturally to you. Knowing your talents, you can build them into strengths to achieve academic, career, and personal success.
Missouri Occupational Card Sort or Missouri Majors Card Sort – FREE
Work with a Career Specialist individually to identify your favorite occupations or majors; discover themes of what you are and are not looking for in your career future; and to help you clarify your values, interests, and abilities.
Self-Directed Search (SDS) – $15 (cash, check or student charge)
The SDS is a robust career assessment that focuses on your interests. With your SDS personality profile the staff at the Career Center provides you with a computer-generated list of suggested occupations.
Explore Online Resources
Take advantage of free online resources to start learning about your interests, strengths and skills and how to match them to similar careers.
Complete a Self-Reflection Activity
Complete this short self-reflection handout and share with your advisor or a Career Specialist in the Career Center.
Take SSC 2100: Career Explorations
This course is offered during the fall and spring semesters for 1 credit hour.