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It’s okay (and totally normal!) to be unsure about your next step or what you want to do with your life. But don’t let that get you down! Follow these steps to help you discover a path that’s perfect for you.

Who Am I?

The first step along your career pathway is getting to know yourself. The following assessments and other resources will allow you to learn more about your interests, personality, skills, and values. They will help you discover what career options may be the best fit for you.

Assess Your Interests

Assess Your Personality

Assess Your Skills

Assess Your Values

How do I explore my options?

Now that you better understand who you are, you can continue researching the career options that most interest you to make an informed choice. Do you know what major to pursue? Are you aware of the salary projections, skills, abilities, education requirements, etc.?

Explore Careers

Explore Majors

Explore Salaries and Cost of Living

How do I decide?

This step involves continued research, utilizing campus resources such as the Advising and Transfer Center and Career Services, talking to faculty and professionals in the field, and attending career-related events on campus.

Campus Resources

Employer Engagement Opportunities

Work Simulations and Other Industry-Related Experiences

What do I do next?

Work on developing a strategic career plan to pursue additional coursework, strengthen your skills, and take advantage of work-based learning opportunities such as job shadowing and internships.

College Planning

Work-Based Learning and Other Immersive Learning Experiences