Assess Your Skills and Interests

Planning your career is a challenging and exciting process. Your skills, interests, personality, and values play an important role in your career choice.

Self-assessment is the process of gathering information about yourself in order to make informed career decisions and ultimately establish a successful career identity. We offer a number of assessments for current UC students and alumni.

Assessments We Offer

Assessment Name

How It's Useful

How to Take It

What Does It Cost?

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

An introspective questionnaire designed to indicate your preferences and how you perceive the world around you to make decisions or act.

A description of who you are and why you do things the way you do.

Make an appointment with your career coach and ask to complete the assessment.

Free

Strong Interest Inventory

Insight into your personal interests in relation to potential careers, educational paths, and the world of work.

A look at what motivates people in different fields of work and how your interests align with theirs.

Make an appointment with your career coach and ask to complete the assessment.

Free

Self-Directed Search

 

The SDS is based on a theory that people and work environments can be classified according to six types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional.

By asking questions about your aspirations, activities, and talents, the assessment generates potential careers of interest.

Make an appointment with your career coach and ask to complete the assessment.

 

Free

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