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  • Assessments

Career Development Center

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  • Assessments

     

    The Career Development Center offers individual career counseling, as well as several options for students interested in exploring career options using assessments. Contact the Career Development Center to set up an appointment with a career counselor to assist you in choosing the right inventory and interpreting the results: 218-477-2131 or careers@mnstate.edu. 

    Get Focused – Career Assessment

     
    FOCUS2 is a free, computerized assessment and career resource tool that is available free of charge to all current and prospective MSUM students and alumni. The FOCUS2 will help you to explore your unique interests and skills and suggest possible MSUM majors and career paths. Click on the FOCUS2 logo on the right side of this page to get started! (Access Code: Dragons)

    Download this PDF for more information about getting started with Focus2!  

    Strong Interest Inventory


    The Strong measures your interest in a broad range of occupations, work activities, leisure activities, and school subjects. The questionnaire compares how these interests are similar to the interests of people successfully employed in those occupations. It is used to help people understand their work interests and to illustrate the kinds of work in which they might be most satisfied.

     

    MyersBriggs Personality Type Indicator


    MBTI ® is the most widely used personality assessment in the world. It is a computerized assessment that clarifies your personality characteristics and generates ideas for potential careers that might fit your specific traits.

     

    Clifton StrengthsQuest


    Your Clifton StrengthsQuest journey begins with a 30-minute online assessment. This service has helped more than 8 million people around the world discover their talents. After you take the assessment, you’ll receive a customized report that lists your top five talent themes, along with action items for development and suggestions about how you can use your talents to achieve academic, career and personal success. To take the inventory and to have a qualified career counselor assist you in interpreting the results, contact the CDC.