Discovering Strengths & Interests
Being aware of your skills, interests and work values can inform your decision making and help you identify a satisfying and rewarding career path. How well do you know yourself? And how do you use that information to achieve your professional and personal goals? Make an appointment with a Career Coach through Handshake to discuss your strengths and interests!
FOCUS 2 is a free online career assessment focusing on academic strengths, work and leisure interests, personality, values, and skills. Use FOCUS 2 to assess yourself and begin your career exploration process. Use your Iona University email and access code "gaels" to create an account.
Additional Self-Assessment Resources
- The Kiersey Temperament Sorter II: Helps you to discover your personality and preferences for work and careers.
- My Next Move O*NET Interests Profile: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, identify where your career interests lie and points you toward matching career paths.
- 16 Personalities: 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.
Make an appointment with a Career Coach through Handshake to further discuss self-assessment and how it can assist with your career planning!