Career Counseling and Assessments
“Career counseling will only be as successful as the work you put into it.”
It will require commitment on your part to have a successful ending and definitely more than a few sessions with a career counselor.
- Discuss personality, interests, strengths, values, and abilities
- Discuss Career Counseling process
- Receive instructions for Internet assessments
- Complete assessments
- Interpret results of the assessment
- Discuss careers and/or majors that are of interest
- Review websites available for obtaining career/major information
- Research careers and/or majors of interest and narrow each list to five options or less
- Discuss narrowed list and how each option fits with your personality, interests, strengths,
values, and abilities
- Form a ‘plan of action’ with your career counselor regarding next steps in your career decision-
making process, such as changing major or to transfer to four year institution
- Make a follow-up appointment with your career counselor, if necessary
Remember, this is a process!
Assessments can be useful tools in the self-discovery process of self. Sometimes it can help you to see a picture of your interests and personality on paper. There are multiple assessments available on the campus Career Services office, and a career counselor will determine the assessment that will be used with you. Please contact the Career Services office and schedule an appointment with a career counselor to obtain instructions for the assessments. Interpretation of assessments requires a face-to-face meeting with a career counselor.