Need help deciding on a career path? Take 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/career path
  • Career assessments
  • Educational planning
  • Career information resources
  • Career change
  • Goal setting
  • Job loss/unemployment

Career Inventories

Some special tests and tools exist to help you get to know yourself better so that you can plan for the right career. 

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

Contact

Counseling, Advising and Transfer Center
(630) 466-2361
counseling@waubonsee.edu