Career assessments can be helpful in your career decision-making process,
however we recommend meeting with a career counselor to determine which
assessment is most appropriate for your specific needs. Click here to discover
options for meeting with a career counselor.
Kuder Journey is a great solution to help you plan for the right career! Based on your specific needs, Journey provides reliable tools to assess your interests/skills/values, suggests education and career options, prepares you for the job search, and connects you to today’s jobs. The cost of the Kuder Journey is $5 and can be purchased by credit card inside your SeaWork account- click the “Career Center Events” tab- or by cash or check at the Career Center office.
CareerLeader is a fully integrated approach to business career self-assessment built on the premise that one's interests, motivators and skills will drive their future business career success and satisfaction.
"Business" as a field is much harder to define than alternatives such as "medicine" or "law", and can be overwhelming for students to evaluate. The CareerLeader can be an essential resource to help students in any academic major find their right path in business, as well as the knowledge of why it's the right path.
The cost of the CareerLeader is $25, and can be purchased by credit card inside your SeaWork account (click the “Career Center Events” tab).
A quick and easy process to help you evaluate your personal preferences and show how they can help you pursue the right academic major, internship and career for you! Results include your career interests, profiles of careers that match your interests, your strengths, and the best work environment for you free. http://www.internships.com/predictor
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
The MBTI is the most widely used personality inventory in the world. The preferences suggested by the MBTI can help you make career and personal decisions, with scores highlighting preferences on four dimensions. The various combinations of these preferences result in 16 personality types, which relate to career choices, communication modes and learning styles. The MBTI is taken online, and the results provided during an individual appointment with a career counselor, or through group feedback in a class, etc. Cost to UNCW students: $15. Login to your SeaWork account, and click “Take/View Assessment” on the left side of page.
There are 72 questions that will take 20-40 minutes. This assessment will give you a description of your personality type and how it relates to careers and educational programs. Free. www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp
In-depth descriptions of the 16 types identified by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Jung Typology Test, or the TypeFocus Personality Profile. Free. http://www.typelogic.com/