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Exploratory Online Assessments

The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out your 3-letter Holland code that will identify your interests and how they relate to the majors and the world of work. You can find out what you like to do. The O*NET Interest Profiler helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.

Find your 3-Letter Holland Personality Type. Quick paper and pencil approach to finding your Holland Code.

World of Work Map (Interactive)

Career Values Test

This activity is a quick and easy way to clarify what you want in a career. It will help you identify what is important to you, without regard for what you think other people would say or want you to say.

Jung Typology Test

This free test is based on Carl Jung's and Isabel Briggs Myers' typological approach to personality.

Upon completion of the questionnaire, you will:

  • Obtain your 4-letter type formula according to Carl Jung's and Isabel Briggs Myers' typology, along with the strengths of preferences and the description of your personality type
  • Discover careers and occupations most suitable for your personality type 
  • See which famous personalities share your type

Skills Inventory

As you begin to explore your options and consider your major, it is important to know your own skills. Over the years you develop many skills through your coursework, co-curricular activities, and other life experiences. Prospective employers expect you to know your skills and to be able to apply what you learn in college to the work environment.

The skills inventory is a simple exercise to help you identify your strengths and identify areas you would like to, or need to, improve.

Major Planning Worksheet

This worksheet is designed to assist you in getting started in discovering possible majors based on your interests, values, and strengths. Take some time and complete the activity and bring it to your advising appointment.

Skills Needed for the New Economy

See how the skills you learn in your college courses will prepare you for twenty-first century challenges and what employers say are their top priorities.

E-Portfolio

E-Portfolios are a way to record your vision, skills, experiences, and abilities; to show your growth over time and what you can do. Accessible on Blackboard, Google Drive, or OneDrive on your WSU email package, this tool will allow you to record:

  • short and long-term goals and steps to get there,
  • reflections on assessment activities,
  • your dreams and vision board,
  • awards,
  • community service,
  • actions taken and results, and
  • reflections on internships, job shadowing, research activities, and campus involvement.

5/31/2017