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Reflect on Values, Interests, and Skills

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 Counseling:

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

Self-assessment Resources:

HuskyCareerPrep – Career Exploration (Login with NetID) HuskyCareerPrep is a site that provides career preparation and job search exploration resources. Go to the Career Exploration tab and take one or more of the self-assessments
Online External 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.

  • 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.

 

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