Assessment and Exploration

 

What Can I Do With This Major?
 

Career Exploration2 FULL You don't know what you can do with a major?  Are you thinking of changing your major?  

Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, the What Can I Do With This Major Website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about various career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research on majors and careers through a variety of websites that are provided.
 

Occupational Outlook Handbook
 

Check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook from the United States Department of Labor. This site provides a wide array of career information for hundreds of jobs including:

  • Career summaries and job duties
  • Description of work environments
  • Education and training
  • Pay
  • Employment estimates and growth
  • State and area information
  • Similar occupations
  • Additional resources

Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory
 

Are you interested in taking a career related assessment? If so, completing a career assessment can help you in the following ways:

  • Deciding or switching a major, minor, or concentration
  • Determining a career to pursue after graduation
  • Career transitions and/or changes
  • Better understanding of your career needs and how they match your unique personality
  • Discovering alternative paths that could work for you
  • Increasing knowledge to make effective career-informed decisions
  • Identify your "unique brand" and increase your marketing for a job/internship search

To assist you in this process we offer  the MBTI® and Strong Interest Inventory®.

To determine which assessment is best for you and obtain instructions/log in credentials, for Florham Students, please contact Kelly Keyes at kkeyes@fdu.edu and for Metro students, please contact Theresa O'Neill at tmoneill@fdu.edu.
 

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