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Exploring Majors and Careers

Meet one-on-one with an advisor to help select a major and career path based on your skills, interests, and values or get the tools needed for an effective job search and successful career.

Meet the Advisors

The Center for Career Exploration & Success staff page offers a list of current advisors/liaisons as well as support staff for the department.

Career Assessments

Explore your interests and abilities to make sure they match your intended major and career path.

Assessments Offered

Career advisors often utilize standardized assessment instruments available to help students identify career-related interests, abilities, values and other personality characteristics that might affect career decision-making. Typically career advisors will recommend testing when appropriate.

Focus 2 is a self-assessment tool that will allow you to learn about yourself and what careers or majors might be a good fit for you. This assessment is offered free of charge.

  • Users can access Focus 2 using the access code 'redhawks'

The Center for Career Exploration & Success offers two other, more in-depth, assessments to help you in your career decision-making. While there is a fee required, the assessment includes 1 hour follow-up interpretation with your career advisor.

  • Strong Interest Inventory (SII)
  • StrengthsFinder

To schedule an assessment and an interpretation you need to login to Handshake to request an appointment with a career advisor in the Career Center. They can assist you with understanding the information you've learned about yourself, potential majors and careers. If you haven’t activated your Handshake account, you may call 513-529-3831 to make an appointment.

EDL 100: Career Development for the College Student

Unsure about your major or career? This two credit course for first and second year students works through the career exploration process, and finds career and educational opportunities that fit with your unique characteristics.