Discovering Strengths and Interests Identifying your skills, interests, and work values will help you to find a more satisfying and rewarding career. You will also find this information helpful when you are in the process of choosing a major. The Gerri Ripp Center for Career Development offers both on-line and paper-based assessment services to assist you in identifying your strengths and interests. It is important to meet with a Career Advisor to select the appropriate assessment tool. A Career Advisor can also help you understand the results of the assessment tool and explore career options. Career Assessment Tools (Available to current Iona students) Online The Kiersey Temperament Sorter II - Helps you to discover your personality and preferences for work careers. The Mapp Assessment - Reveals your motivations for work. My Next Move O*NET Interests Profiler - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, identify where your career interests lie and points you towards matching career paths. 16Personalities - Combines Myers-Briggs, Jungian, and the Big Five theories to identify your personality type and how you interact with the world around you. Holland Code - Examines your suitability with different careers based on 6 occupational themes. Paper-Based Self-Directed Search - A self-administered and self-scored career counseling tool to help you explore your occupational activities and competencies in relation to occupational clusters based on the theory of psychologist, John Holland. Strong Interest Inventory - A questionnaire that will help you determine your level of interest in a wide variety of occupations, occupational activities, hobbies, leisure activities, school subjects and types of people. Strong Interest Explorer - A self-scored assessment in workbook form that examines interests and highlights steps to help identify appropriate education and career options. Values Clarification - A questionnaire designed to help you identify your work related values and how they influence career choices. Skills Inventory - A questionnaire designed to identify your skills and how they influence career choices. Career Decision Making Pyramid - Activity that helps you to determine where you are in the career decision-making process and identify appropriate next steps.