Assessments

An assessment is a great tool for helping you understand your likes and interests. It’s also a unique way of helping you define a career path. Learn more about which of your skills align to the expectations of a potential employer and find out if the career you’ve always dreamed of is the right path for you.

Think you know what kind of work environment would be the best fit for you? It’s still a good idea to assess your personality and natural abilities so that you become more attuned to your strengths. Your results from the assessment will help you to develop a plan of coursework that you can follow throughout high school and college, ensuring you remain on the right career path. Find out if your current coursework can help set you on the professional path toward a career that will make the most out of your natural talents.

Here are two assessments available for you to complete.

Use the Education Planner™ to Get Started

This simple assessment will ask you four questions, which will in turn help you to know what career clusters may be the best match for you.
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How to Use the Education Planner™

1. Taking the Assessment

1. Taking the Assessment

The Education Planner is a series of simple checkboxes that allow you to select the responses you feel describe you most accurately across four pages. The four pages are arranged into the following selections: Personality Traits, Likes and Dislikes, Your Strengths, Academic Subjects.

2. Using the Results

2. Using the Results

After completing the assessment, the results will display your top Career Clusters. The Career Cluster categories will link you to occupations at O*Net OnLine. Explore your Career Cluster more in depth and learn about the knowledge, technology skills and personal abilities that will help guide your selection of a career pathway.

Getting Started with the My Next Move Assessment

My Next Move is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. It allows you to explore careers in one of three ways: searching careers by keyword, browse careers by industry, or taking the My Next Move assessment.
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How to Use the My Next Move Assessment

View Your Results

View Your Results

After completing the interest profile, your results page will give you information that includes your numeric scores based on the Holland Codes. The Holland Codes are categorized into the following personality types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional (RIASEC) for short.

Gain Valuable Insights

Gain Valuable Insights

Next you can click on the Job Zones. Within Job Zones you’ll gain a better understanding of career options and the degree of preparation that your career interests fall into. Job Zones range from Zone 1 with “little to no job preparation” to Zone 5 that requires “extensive job preparation”. Preparation includes experience, training and level of education required.

What to Do with Your Results

After taking either one of the assessments use the career clusters map for further exploration. Here you can view 16 unique Career Pathways divided into 6 clusters. Identify one of the Career Clusters that best defines your interests based on your assessment(s) or browse through a category of interest. Click on the map to learn more about any of the Career Clusters or select a career title from the list.
View Career Clusters