Explore Your Skills & Interests

Contact the Center for Career and Professional Development

Location:
Old Carnegie
 
Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
 
Telephone:
859.238.5283
 
Fax:
859.238.5757
 
Email:
careers@centre.edu

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CareerSpots is a series of short videos on career related topics such as networking, interviewing, job fairs, etiquette, and more.

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Not sure what you want to do with the rest of your life? We can help!

Try some of these self-assessment tests, which can help you understand what your talents and interests are and how they can be applied to specific career fields.

FOCUS 2

Use FOCUS 2 to help you choose or change your major and also to verify your preferences or early choice of a career field. Please be sure to bring your results by to go over them with your career counselor if you have any questions

First time users: Create a new account. Contact the Center for Career and Professional Development for the access code (which you will need in order to create your account).

Returning users: Log in (using the account you have already created).

Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI)

This indicator helps you understand how you relate to other people, make decisions, and solve problems, all of which are helpful in determining the career path that’s best for you. The MBTI is completed online, using access information provided by your career counselor. Once completed, you will then meet with your career counselor to interpret your results and relate them to career decisions.

Strong Interest Inventory

Assesses your work-related interests and coverts them into one of six career categories: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. The Strong is completed online, using access information provided by your career counselor. Once completed, you will then meet with your career counselor to review and interpret your results.

SkillScan Card Sort

SkillScan Card Sort helps you identify your natural strengths and key transferable skills for use in your career development. It will help you identify occupations that use your desired skills, determine which skills you would like to acquire or further develop, understand how your skills are important to employers, and describe your skills to an employer both on your resume and in an interview.

You can also browse our Career Library during weekly office hours—it contains over 400 books about different careers and majors. Books are available for one-week checkout.


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