Career Exploration

The Career and Transfer Center provides current information on career exploration and assistance with career decisions. We can help you develop a plan to fit your goals. Exploring your career options can help you make the best decisions for your career path and academic major. It is important to build realistic self-knowledge based on your interests, values, abilities, personality style and preferences. From this foundation, you can research and gain factual knowledge about the workplace and job market to find the best fit for you.

Career Assessments are tools that can help you know more about yourself. The assessments listed below are available for a nominal fee and can help you discover your work-related personal characteristics. After taking them, you will view your results through an interpretation with a career counselor. Contact the Career and Transfer Center for details.

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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is the most trusted and widely used assessment for understanding personality and uncovering new ways to work and interact with others. This assessment is helpful if you want to learn about your personality and how it relates to different career opportunities.

Strong LogoStrong Interest Inventory (SII)  helps to measure your level of interest among a broad range of occupations, work and leisure activities, and connects your interest to academic majors. 

 

Our Career Library has information about occupations, career planning, interviewing and resume skills.

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Additional free assessments are available online at College in Colorado, in addition to information on current occupations, videos of careers, pay ranges,employers who hire in the occupation and scholarship information.

 Career counseling appointments are always available.

Good career decisions are based on accurate occupational information. These resources can help in researching the job market:

Occupational Outlook Handbook

 Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides accurate and current information about hundreds of specific jobs, included educational level, skills, work environments, salary, and labor market trends.

 

 

O-Net Market Information

O*NET can help you connect your interests, skills, and abilities to careers that have the same attributes. This resource also has salary and labor market information, which can be narrowed down by state and metropolitan area. You can also use your theme codes from the Strong Interest inventory to find potential careers of interest.

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My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. The site has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers.

Colorado Labor Market Information GatewayColorado’s LMI Gateway is a powerful career assessment and labor market information system. It was specifically designed for job seekers, students, case managers, training providers, workforce professionals, and others seeking easily accessible career and labor market information. The system provides fast access to a complete set of labor market research tools in one web site.