Self-Assessment for Career Development
You have many special talents and skills to offer to the world. As you become more aware of your interests, skills, and values, you will feel more confident and informed as you make decisions regarding your career path. Take some time to explore the following self-assessments.
Career inventories can supplement your self-assessment process by highlighting your personality style or interests related to particular work environments:
FOCUS 2 & Career Exploration
Of special interest is FOCUS 2, a self-paced, online career assessment and education planning tool that includes information about connections between majors and careers. Instructions for free access can be found on the Online Subscription Sites page. Requires login with your Haverford account.
Tests and Inventories
hc-ccpa [at] haverford.edu (Contact the CCPA) to utilize one of 2 inventories:
Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
Looks at eight personality preferences that all people use at different times. It describes preferences based on research that points to preferred type.
Strong Interest Inventory
Measures your interests and compares these with the interests of people happily employed in a wide variety of occupations. Takes approximately 30-35 minutes to complete and 7-10 days to receive the results.