Some call it a test or a quiz, but a career assessment is a tool that can be used to help students make effective career decisions. Career assessments help students identify common career patterns related to interests, skills, values, decision-making styles, and personalities.
MYTHS about Career Assessments
FACTS about Career Assessments
Ultimately, YOU are the “career decision-maker.”
Career Assessments Currently Offered by Career & Leadership Development
|Strong Interest Inventory||Measures one’s interest in occupations, work activities, leisure activities, and school subjects. Provides comprehensive report highlighting general areas of interest, preferences, and similarities to certain careers.|
|StrengthsQuest||Assesses strengths using 34 different themes. Includes report with information to help individuals use top strengths to enrich career, education, and many other areas of life.|
|Career Locker||Career planning system with assessments including interest, work skills, and work values inventories.|
Note: Career assessment results should be interpreted by a trained individual. Following the completion of a career assessment, see career staff to discuss results.
For questions, contact Jason Brown at BrownS@uww.edu.