Career assessments are often helpful when students wish to explore their interests, skills, preferences, and values as they relate to selecting a major or choosing a career path. While making an informed major/career decision is a process, career assessments can be valuable in helping you narrow your selections and consider a variety of options. The Career Development Office is proud to offer three career assessments:
Focus 2 is an online career assessment tool that will guide you through a reliable career and education decision-making model to help you choose your major at Xavier. You can also explore what you can do with various majors as well as learn more about individual occupations.
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a personality assessment rooted in Carl Jung's theory of psychological type. This assessment helps individuals better understand themselves and how they interact with others. The MBTI is free to all Xavier students, however students must meet with a career coach to take this assessment.
Strong Interest Inventory (Strong)
The Strong Interest Inventory measures career and leisure interests to help students discover their interests, preferences, and personal styles - information that is helpful when making educational and career decisions. The Strong is free to all Xavier students, however students must meet with a career coach to take this assessment.