A number of career inventories, surveys and check-lists are available through Career Services. Set up an appointment with a Career Counselor by stopping by Tower 2150 or calling 723-6085 to determine which assessment is right for you.
Campbell Interest and Skills Survey (CISS)
Evaluates your interests and skills and relates them to majors/career options. (Free to all current students; $10.00 fee for alumni)
Identifies your top 5 strengths and gives you ideas for maximizing those strengths in a career or major. ($13.00 fee)
Meyers Briggs Type Indicator
Looks at personality characteristics and generates ideas for potential careers that might fit your preferred traits. ($12.00 fee)
Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS)
Through the Department of Education this website offers several free on-line assessments focusing on skills, interests and work importance. Contact Career Services, email@example.com, for the username and password.
Identify work and life values and evaluate how these might influence and relate to your career path. (Free)
Limitations: Please note that no career assessment will give you one perfect major or career path nor will they guarantee success. The above assessments are meant as one tool to assist you in evaluating your interests, skills, values, strengths and personality.
Choosing a Major
What can I do with this major?
Spotlight on Careers
MN Career Information System (MCIS)
(Contact us for username/password)
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career Development Checklist
Career Related Experiences
Talking with Parents about Career Choices