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NOVA Career Services - Students

1: Understanding Self

Understand yourself by identifying your interests, personality, skills and values through career assessments.


Focus 2

All-in-one interactive, self-guided career and education planning system

 

Interests

Interest assessments help you to explore what you like and what you dislike.

Personality
Personality assessments help you to explore who you are as a person.

Select an assessment below to explore your personality:

Skills
Skills assessments help you to explore what you are good at and your talents.

Values
Values assessments help you to explore what matters to you.

 

2: Exploring Careers

Explore careers by researching information on academic majors, job salaries, outlook, required skills, educational requirements and typical work duties.


Majors and Academic Information

Occupational Resources

Labor Market Research

3: Making Decisions

Make decisions by evaluating academic and career options to develop a personalized career plan.


Making Decisions: Identify Career Options

  • What career options fit your interests, personality, skills and values self information?
  • What career options fit your occupational research information?

Making Decisions: Weigh the Pros and Cons

  • What do you like about the identified career options?
  • What do you not like about the identified career options?

Making Decisions: Make a Decision

  • What major or program are you going to choose?
  • What career are you going to choose?

Making Decisions: Form S.M.A.R.T. Goals

  • What are your major or program S.M.A.R.T. goals?
  • What are your career S.M.A.R.T. goals?

Making Decisions: Take Action

  • Declare a major!
  • Explore internship or employment opportunities!
4: Finding Employment

Find employment by identifying job leads, researching employers and positions, creating job search documents and preparing for interviews.


Employment Preparation

Job Search Engines & Resources

Internships Search Engines & Resources

Additional Resources (PDF)/ Handouts

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