Explore Career Options
Whether you are completely clueless about what to major in or what career path to follow, want to confirm a career decision you have already made, or anywhere in between, the Career Center can help! We have career assesment inventories and programs to help you to determine:
We will also connect you to additional resources, such as books, major and occupational research tools, and mentoring resources to focus your investigation of college major and career options that appeal to you.
We are all about helping you to discover, plan and take action so you can move ahead with finding your best self and the career options that can best make for a satisfying professional and personal life.
Career advising and assessment is available to all Westminster students and alumni. Individual assistance with career exploration, planning and decision-making is available by appointment.
Career Assessments for Every Stage of Career Exploration
The assessments we offer are listed below, along with the fundamental questions each assessment can help you answer:
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator What is my personal style? What are my preferred work characteristics?
Career Liftoff Interest Inventory What careers might I be interested in, based on my interests?
100 Jobs Exercise What are my long-range, deeply embedded interests and passions?
Strengths Finder What are my strongest work-related talents, and how can I develop them?
Strong Interest Inventory How can I choose a major and a career related to my interests?
My Career Story What is the meaning of my life experience so far, as it relates to my career?
Pattern Identification Exercise What do I enjoy and am good at doing, and when?
Which Career Assessments Are Most Helpful at Different Stages of Career Exploration?
First year students and sophomores, working on choosing a major or focusing on an initial career direction:
Juniors and seniors who want to get a better “fix” on how to connect their education, interests and strengths to their future work:
Alumni or nontraditional students who want to change career direction:
Anyone who feels fairly clueless about where to begin or where to go next in their studies, careers, and lives:
Anyone who has an idea of where they want to go, but are looking for additional confirmation that they are making the right choice: