Career Counseling offers the following services:
Individual Career Counseling
Counseling may involve the exploration and analysis of a student’s interests, skills,
values and personality characteristics. Assistance is given in setting appropriate
short and long term career goals.
Group Counseling Sessions
Students are invited to sign up for special group counseling programs such as "Career
Planning for the First Year Student," "What's Your Type? Personality and Career Choice,"
and "Major Choices: Connecting Majors to Careers," scheduled throughout the academic
Free Vocational Testing and Interpretation
There are no magic answers to be found in career inventories and tests but if you
are having difficulty determining your interests, values and skills and how these
may relate to specific career possibilities, you may find some of the following career
assessment tools available helpful.
- The Strong Interest Inventory
One of the most widely used interest inventories today, the results of the Strong
enables a person to compare his/her interests to the interests of people who are happy
and successful in over 100 specific occupations.
- The Self-Directed Search
This inventory developed by John Holland measures which of Holland’s six occupational
categories a person prefers. The results of the inventory provide a rank order of
choices for three of the six categories. Complemented by the Occupations Finder, a
reference booklet of hundreds of occupations that are organized according to Holland’s
six categories, an individual is presented with a variety of career alternatives to
- The Career Decision-Making System
This comprehensive vocational instrument surveys interests, values, training plans
and abilities. It also incorporates career information and presents a model for career
- The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
This personality based test may be used to help individuals find fulfilling work which
is compatible to their personality type.
This interactive career guidance program helps an individual to assess his/her skills,
interests and values. Based on one’s response pattern, career alternatives are suggested.
This program also provides detailed information about careers and educational institutions.
Includes Focus2, the computer-assisted career decision-making system, as well as Candid Career videos on career professionals' stories, as well as interviewing, resume writing,
networking and many more topics to help you explore careers and land that job!
Special Events and Programs
Throughout the academic year special career programs and events are scheduled. See
our calendar of events for specific program listings for the fall and spring semesters.
Events and Programs
Services for Faculty
Classroom Presentations/Career Counseling Visits–Faculty may arrange class visits
to Career Counseling offices or may request classroom workshops on the following topics:
career exploration, career planning and assessment, personality type and career, values
clarification, researching careers and Focus2 demonstrations.