Many students take assessments to explore career interests, skills and preferences. While no assessment can perfectly describe who you are or what your career is going to be, they can help you narrow your search and discover options you may not have considered. Make an appointment with your career counselor to discuss the results.
Assess your skills, interests and career values as these relate to your personality. Ideal place to start if you are exploring information on broad career interest areas.
Learn more about your strengths and how they relate to careers. Compare your abilities to the recommended abilities for specific careers. [60-90 minutes]
Jung Typology Test
Take a mini-version of the MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator). Identify personality preferences, receive your four-letter MBTI type as well as an introduction to career implications. [10-20 minutes]
Identify your values, interests and preferences and use this information to explore and compare careers that match. [test time varies]
Campbell Interest & Skill Survey
Examine your interests and skills and compare them to the results of other people who are successfully employed in various careers. Receive a comprehensive report that helps you interpret and plan for your career. [$18.00]
Keirsey Temperament Sorter II
Based on the MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator), this provides a quick overview of your personality style. Receive an in-depth report where you can begin to see connections between personality preferences and career interests. [$19.95]
NC State Counseling Center
If you have tried other resources and continue to have difficulty choosing your major or career direction, stop by during walk-in hours, 9:00am to 4:00pm daily (Student Health Services). Following a consultation, these assessments may be suggested.
Myers Briggs Type Indicator [$15.00]
Personality Research Form [$15.00]
Strong Interest Inventory [$10.00]