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Assessment Tools

Assessment Tools

What am I good at?

Identifying your skills is an integral piece of the career development process. Each career or job is going to require a set of skills needed to be successful. By identifying your skills and personal qualities you will be able to:

  • Articulate the skills you posses when interviewing, writing resumes, etc
  • Be more effective in identifying careers that would be a good fit for your skills set
  • Gain perspective on the skills you would like to further develop.

Visit with a Career Counselor for more information and resources to help you identify your skills and career interests.

Assessments We Offer

Strong Interest Inventory

Strong Interest Inventory (SII) LogoThe Strong Interest Inventory profile can help a person to organize interests into patterns. It measures interests not aptitude or intelligence, and it can assist individuals in making curricular or occupational choices.  To take the Strong Interest Inventory assessment, contact Career Connections at 253-535-7459 to set up an appointment with a career advisor. Fees may apply.

Character Strengths

It’s useful to know your strengths when deciding on your career direction.  How do you get started in identifying your strengths?

Check out this free strengths assessment:

http://www.viacharacter.org/survey/Account/Register

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

MBTI Personality StylePreference (MBTI) LogogMBTI is the world’s most used indicator of adult personality patterns. Based on the theories of Carl Jung, it describes 16 different preferred styles of dealing with the world. The MBTI is extensively researched, non-judgmental and easily understood. To take the MBTI, contact Career Connections at 253-535-7459 to set up an appointment with a career advisor. Fees may apply.

MyPlan

Complete the Career Personality and Career Interest Inventories to obtain a list of careers that fit your personality and interests.  Click here to view instructions or email career@plu.edu to receive the license code to take assessments for free.