Self Assessments

Which careers should you explore in more depth?  How do you compare to others in the workplace?  Use the resources below to help unlock some answers. Just keep in mind, these tools are for introspection—nothing can define you or tell you what the perfect career path is! 

Using the NERIS Type Explorer, you can get a concrete, accurate description of who you are and why you do things you do, for free.  The results will give you insights into your career paths, workplace habits, strengths & weaknesses, romantic relationships, and friendships.

strong interest inventory

The Strong Interest Inventory & Assessment is one of the world's most widely respected and frequently used career planning tools. It helps match your interests with possible career options. See a sample report. Learn more on how to choose a career based on interests in this video. 

The Career Center covers the cost; meet with a Career Advisor to get started.

If you are taking the Strong for a class, please follow your professor's instructions.

Your interests can help you find careers you might like to explore. The more a career meets your interests, the more likely it will be satisfying and rewarding to you.

Clifton strengths

What are your top 5 strengths (that you probably never knew you had)? This tool gives students and alumni the opportunity to develop strengths by building on their greatest talents-- the way in which they most naturally think, feel, and behave as unique individuals. Grounded in Positive Psychology and the Clifton Strengths Top 5, has helped more than 2 million people at 600 schools and universities.

The Career Center covers the cost. Meet with a Career Advisor to get started.

Entrepreneurial Mindest Profile (EMP) 

The Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile (EMP) was created at Eckerd College. This tool is apart of the larger puzzle for students who are deciding on majors, making career choices and preparing for success careers and service to society. It provided a "benchmark" to help students explore their entrepreneurial abilities and continuous improvement.

The Career Center covers the cost; reach out to Maddy Gumprecht, Employer Relations & Internships Coordinator, to get started.