The Strong Interest Inventory identifies how similar or dissimilar your interests are to the interests of people working in numerous occupations, as well as work tasks, leisure activities, and school subjects. This assessment assists in identifying areas of interest and specific activities and/or occupations you may want to explore further. Overall, it includes information on how your interests can be linked to majors, campus activities, internships, and occupations. It also provides tips for choosing a:
**NOTE: The Strong Interest Inventory measures your interests and not your abilities.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator provides you with information about your behavior preferences, or how you prefer to go about doing things in your daily life. Knowing your preferences and learning about other people's can help you:
Understand how people with different preferences relate to one another
The SkillScan helps you identify transferable skills that can be applied to various jobs or careers. You can incorporate top skills and skill areas in the development of your resume and cover letter. Knowing what you're confident, comfortable and competent doing, allows you to then practice translating and articulating those skills during the job interview process.
***For assistance in taking the Strong Interest Inventory (SII), Myer's Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) or SkillScan assessments, please contact the career services staff. Be aware that if you choose to take the SII or MBTI you will need to set up a 50-minute career counseling appointment to get the results. To do so, please contact:
Vanessa Ioannides, MA
Career Services Manager