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Choosing Your Career or Major

Assessment Tools

Strong Interest Inventory

An interest inventory in which students' interests are compared to those of professionals in over 100 different occupations. This inventory helps students identify the groups of professionals with whom they have most in common.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

A personality assessment that measures students' preferences on four scales in order to determine their "MBTI Type". Students can look at their preferences along with the activities of different careers to identify fulfilling career possibilities.

The Illinois Career Information System

The Illinois Career Information System is an Internet site that provides individuals with tools for career planning. There are several components to this free site including career assessments as well as information regarding occupations, employment, education and training.