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Career Assessments

Assessments are used to help people discern their interests, values, skills/gifts and personality preferences and how they relate to the world of work. A career professional will help you determine which assessment(s) will be most useful to you and then review the results with you. These following assessments are available to you through Career Services.

Finding Your Spiritual Gifts: Wagner—Modified Houts Questionnaire: A self-scoring assessment that helps one discern spiritual gifts and how to use them. Available during office hours. This is a paper-based assessment and can be picked up at the Career Services Office. Students are encouraged to make an appointment with a career professional once they have taken the assessment to understand the results and apply to their future career journey.

Holland's Self-Directed Search: A self-administered assessment exploring interests and skills. This assessment provides a list of potential majors and careers students should explore. Available during office hours. This is a paper-based assessment and can be picked up at the Career Services Office. This is a paper-based assessment and can be picked up at the Career Services Office. Students are encouraged to make an appointment with a career professional once they have taken the assessment to understand the results and apply to their future career journey.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Used in a variety of settings including career counseling, marriage counseling, exploring of group dynamics and conflict resolution. It is used here to explore how personality style interacts with career interests. It is computer scored off campus and includes a six-page report that suggests one's personality type, appropriate career environments, and comparative lists of occupations that correspond to one's MBTI type. This can be taken from your laptop at any time. Career Services will provide you with a link and login when you request to take this assessment and the results will be sent to a career professional. Students will need to make an appointment to receive and discuss the results with a career professional.

O*Net Career Interests Inventory: A self-administered inventory that helps you identify career areas that match your interests and suggests jobs/occupations for you to explore. This assessment connects with the U.S. Department of Labor database of position descriptions known as the Occupational Information Network or O*Net™ This is not only a paper-based assessment that can be picked up at the Career Services Office but there is also an on-line exploratory component that a career professional will walk the student through.  Students are encouraged to make an appointment with a career professional once they have taken the assessment to understand the results and apply to their future career journey.

Strong Interest Inventory (SII): Explores interests and skills and provides an extensive list of potential careers. It provides a six-page report identifying occupational themes, interest scales, and comparative occupational scales. This assessment can be taken from your laptop at any time. Career Services will provide you with a link and login when you request to take this assessment and the results will be sent to a career professional. Students will need to make an appointment to receive and discuss the results with a career professional.

Who You Are Matters!: Is a unique career assessment that is partially self-driven and partially a group activity. Join your peers in a fun and interactive opportunity for students to spark meaningful conversations about your interests, desires, strengths and personal qualities that drive you to a potential calling and career! Walk away with a personalized career statement and commitments to explore possibilities in your career and life. Prepare to laugh and have a few “aha!” moments too. After developing a career statement, students are encouraged to make an appointment with a career professional to discuss the overall experience, career statement, and how to apply it to the next steps in your career journey.

Contact Career Services at 978.867.4275 or to schedule an appointment to take an assessment.