One of the first steps in self assessment is to think about your interests. What are you passionate about? What is your dream job? How do your interests translate into a career? Career assessment tools ask questions to help you learn about yourself and careers that fit you. These tools will not tell you what to do. They help you explore options and decide for yourself.
We offer workshops, as well as self assessment tools, including the MBTI, StrengthsQuest and Strong Interest Inventory to help you explore your interests. Stop by the Career Center or call to get access to self assessment tools. These tools are available to WashU students at no cost. A follow up appointment with a career adviser is necessary to review your results.
In addition, there are many online self assessment tools available for free. Here’s one we’ve found that we recommend: Careerwise