Career Counseling

Need help deciding on a career path? Try attending a class or taking an interest inventory.

Need help deciding on a career path? Try attending a class or taking an interest inventory.

Professional counselors offer guidance and support for those navigating the career exploration process. Meet one-on-one with a counselor to discuss a variety of issues including:

  • Choosing a major/careerpath
  • Career assessments
  • Educational planning
  • Career information resources
  • Career change
  • Goal setting
  • Job loss/unemployment

Career Classes

Some classes prepare you for a specific career; COL 131 - Strategies for Career Exploration helps you choose one. Check our online schedule to see when this 1 semester hour course is being offered next.  

Career Inventories

Interests
Have you ever felt unsure about the direction your life should take? Taking one of these inventories can help you to identify general areas of career interests, as well as specific activities and occupations that you might want to explore.

  • Strong Interest Inventory
    Fee: $20.00
  • Self-Directed Search
    Fee: Free, also available in Spanish
  • Card Sort
    Fee: Free, also available in Spanish

Personality
Learn more about your own personality type and how you relate to others! Are you an introvert or extrovert? Do procrastinators annoy you or are you one of them? Discover the career fields that are best suited to your personal style, and increase awareness of your individual strengths.

  • Myers Briggs Type Inventory
    Fee: $20.00

Values
Your beliefs and priorities can weigh heavily in the career exploration process. We offer ways to clarify your value system, and work with the results to identify satisfying career choices.

  • Values Exercises
    Fee: Free

Skills
To help you articulate and identify the skills you would like to use and develop.

  • SkillScan Card Sort
    Fee: Free

Online Career Resources

Counseling, Advising and Transfer Center has compiled a list of websites (pdf) that can help you choose the career field that is right for you.

More Info.

Counseling, Advising and Transfer Center

(630) 466-7900, ext. 2361
counseling@waubonsee.edu