When considering your career and academic options, take time to think about your needs, priorities, skills, values, interests and knowledge. Additional considerations include preferred geographical locations, type of work environment, desired salary, opportunity for upward job mobility, workplace flexibility, proximity to family, etc.
Resources to assist you as you reflect and explore are:
One-on-One Career Coaching:
The Center for Career Development’s Career Consultants can provide expert advice on how best to explore career options. Click on the following link to find out more about scheduling an appointment: Scheduling Appointments
|Online Assessment Resources||Many assessment tools exist – do your research to determine the credibility and quality of the information provided. The O-Net Interest Profiler and CareerOneStop Skills Profiler are designed for you to interpret on your own.
– Enter through UConn’s portal with your NetID and password and gain access to all sections of this site. Learn about an array of career paths pursued by individuals with doctorates.
– Career planning tool for the humanities and social sciences.
– Career planning tool for sciences.
– Basic assessments pertaining to values, skills, and personality.
CareerOneStop Skills Profiler – Use the Skills Profiler to create a list of your skills and match them to job types.
Interest Profiler – Use the O-Net Interest Profiler to find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world or work.
Reflect & Explore Possibilities:
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