CDC has a number of helpful assessment tools to help you choose your career-path.
Make an appointment with a CDC Career Coach to walk you thru the assessments listed below.
CDC's career coaches are trained to help you in all aspects of career decision-making.
SIGI 3 Computerized Self-Assessment
DISCOVER and SIGI 3 are two computerized, self-directed career assessment programs that enable students to assess their interests, values, and skills. Subsequently, they can match those findings to potential careers and majors, research these careers and majors, and find out more about graduate schools. All this can be accomplished in about 1.5 to 2 hours. These programs are FREE plus your can utilize from your own computer!
Call Career Resources @CDC, at 556-3471, to obtain an identification number.
John Holland's theory of career choice explains work-related behavior – such as, which career choices are likely to lead to job success and satisfaction. This useful tool helps you understand what type of career will suit you best!
instrument is the most trusted personality assessment available today. Your customized report will assist you with career planning, goal setting, making decisions, time management, understanding your social interactions and much more!
This has been refined time and again since the 1920s to give people like you insights that help them find careers that fit. How? By comparing your interests to the interests of people
who enjoy their jobs. The report is based on the concept that if they like their jobs, and you share the same interests, you'll likely find similar work enjoyable.
The SDS was developed by Dr. John Holland, whose theory of vocation is the basis for most career inventories used today. Dr. Holland’s theory states that most people can be loosely categorized into six types—Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional—and that occupations and work environments also can be classified by these categories. People who choose careers that match their own type are most likely to be both satisfied and successful.
This page helps you to identify and evaluate your personal strengths.
Here is a great table to help you see all that you have to offer in the workplace. Try it -- you might be pleasantly surprised!