Student Services Counselors offer an assortment of individual or group services to assist with the process of making a career decision that is insightful and well-informed. Career Counseling services are available to all residents of the CSC district at no-charge and fall into the categories of self-awareness resources and occupational resources.
Selecting an occupation that complements your personality, interests, personal and relationship goals requires a significant amount of self-awareness. The Counseling staff at CSC an assist you through confidential, individualized sessions with the process of selecting and interpreting the self-awareness instruments that best suit your personal needs.
Career Cruising offers a brief interest inventory to generate occupational options based on your interests.
www.personalitypage.com The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) provides insight occupational options and the potential decision-making issues related to choosing a career. The full length MBTI questionnaire is available by appointment with a Student Services Counselor.
This brief values assessment from Arizona State University will identify your primary work and personal values. The inclusion of values when making your career decision will result in fewer conflicts between your career and personal objectives.
This brief skills inventory from the University of Minnesota, Duluth can help you identify skills that you possess that may not be obvious from your work history. Many of us may lack awareness of or underestimate our transferrable skills; we may be selling ourselves short when choosing a career. Additionally, recognizing your transferrable skills will be extremely valuable as you network and interview for employment.
Taking time to research the options generated by an interest or personality inventory will enable you to make an informed decision based on fact, rather than merely following a hunch. Occupational research can provide the following information:
The following listings represent examples of well-established websites for researching occupations: