Career Exploration Assessments

Note: We will be upgrading our Career Assessments to a new platform on 10/13/17. We have been informed that assessments that have been taken, but not printed out before the upgrade will be deleted. If you miss this reminder and you take the assessment without meeting with an advisor, you will need to retake the test before we meet. We are sorry for your inconvenience.

Reliable assessments have been selected to assist with major and career exploration. These research-based assessments are used throughout higher education and are effective tools in deciding on a major and career path. Meet one-on-one with a career advisor to interpret your results after taking an assessment.

You may have taken a career assessment in the past, but not taken it seriously or things have changed. Three reasons to take one are:

  • Understanding your type can help with choosing major and career paths
  • Knowing your preference can help you do well academically
  • Communicating your strengths is an essential part of the hiring process

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

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Designed to help you understand how your personality affects career satisfaction and career success.

The MBTI Assessment Helps You:

  • Jump start your major and career exploration process.
  • Identify your preferences and align them with the careers of others like you.
  • Professional interpretation of your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Please continue reading for instructions.


Strong Interest Inventory (SII)

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Designed to help you understand how your interests compare with individuals in their successful careers.

The SII Assessment Helps You:

  • Find courses you would actually enjoy
  • Identify career fields and occupations you would likely find rewarding
  • Choose a major that reflects your interests
  • Discover potentially satisfying work environments
  • Professionally interpret results

Please continue reading for instructions.


What is the cost?

$40 for the MBTI & Strong Interest Inventory (recommended option).
$25 for MBTI Personality Assessment only.
$25 for Strong Interest Inventory Assessment only.

We recommend and prefer that you take the MBTI and SII assessments as they provide the most accurate, useful and in-depth results, but we also offer the free TypeFocus Careers assessment.

We also offer assessment interpretations for corporate groups. Contact LuAnn Furner at luann.furner@slcc.edu for more details.


Assessment Steps:

Note: **Please read through these steps before you start, and return to them if you have any questions. **

Taking the Assessment

  1. After you have read through these steps you will go to the assessment website, listed below and sign in.
  2. Click "Begin" on the desired assessment.
    • After completing the assessment, select the "Logout" or "Take Another Assessment" button.
    • If you need to leave, write down the ID number. This will allow you to resume or take additional assessments using the same client ID.
  3. When you have completed your assessment(s), select the "I'm Done" button.
    • Note: You will not receive your results at this time. Follow the next steps to pay and meet with an advisor to receive your results.

Paying for the Assessment

  1. Pay for the assessment online or in person at the Cashier Office.
    • Paying online is the easiest, but if you go to the Cashier Office please come early and ask for a paper receipt. Present this receipt to the advisor when you meet for your interpretation.

Scheduling an Appointment for Your Career Assessment Interpretation

  1. Schedule your one-on-one assessment interpretation with Luann Furner by going to slcc.edu, a-z index, academic & career advising, career exploration advisors and click on "schedule appointment" under Luann's name.
  2. Now that you’re ready to start, go to online.cpp.com and login using information below:
    • Login: exploring
    • Password: success
    • User ID: This is configured for you upon completion of your first assessment. Leave this blank (unless you are returning to finish or take a different assessment).
  3. After completion of the assessment, go back to "Paying for the Assessment" then “Scheduling an Appointment for Your Career Assessment Interpretation”.

We look forward to seeing you, and assisting you alone your career journey!


TypeFocus

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TypeFocus Careers is a free online career program that will assess your personality, values and interests to help you choose majors and careers that match your natural strengths. After completion of the assessment, please schedule an appointment with a career advisor to discuss your results.

The TypeFocus Assessment Offers:

  • Quick assessments including personality, interests, values, and success factors.
  • Helpful resources that let you explore occupations at various levels, set goals, use job search tools, and develop your portfolio.

To set up your account, go to:

  • MySLCC
  • Advising
  • Career Advising
  • TypeFocus New Users