Career planning tools

Free online career tests

These links will help you pinpoint your goals by evaluating what personality traits you have and the careers in which you would excel.

Focus2 - A personalized career and educational plannning system that will give you a complete picture of your interests, values, personality, skills and leisure activities and match you to career paths that fit your personality. Go to Focus2.

Carl Jung Typology Test - http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes1.htm 


Career planning

These links will help you find a major if you are planning on (or are already) taking classes and will identify careers for specific majors.

Connect Majors to Careers – What Can I do with this Major?

Lists of majors offered by UA

"Major Resource Kits" http://www.udel.edu/CSC/mrk.html

Explore the self directed search codes and find majors/occupations that match your interests - http://www.nycareerzone.org

Find a major, from the Princeton Review site

List of occupations with majors: http://www.niu.edu/careerservices/weblinks

Match your occupational skills and experiences with the skills needed in other occupations to enhance career mobility and economic prospects: http://www.myskillsmyfuture.org/


Career exploration

These links will help you explore what careers are available.

Provides 10 tips for developing a career planning strategy - http://www.quintcareers.com/career_planning_tips.html

Web resources for career exploration:

Good place to start career exploration or transition - http://www.jobhuntersbible.com

Campus Monster - http://campus.monster.com

Occupational Outlook Handbook - http://www.bls.gov/oco/

A free career analysis - http://www.assessment.com/MAPPInfo/FreeAnalysis.asp

Exploring occupations - http://www.umanitoba.ca/counselling/careers.html

College Board career search - http://www.collegeboard.com/apps/careers/index/

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