Interest Assessment Profiler

Use a targeted approach in your career pathway; check out the O*Net Interest Profiler! It is a free self-assessment career exploration tool that can help you discover the type of work activities, occupations, and interest areas relevant to you. Based on your results, you will fall into one or more of six categories (RIASEC/Holland code).

Find out your code! Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, Conventional

 

 

 

Click on your RIASEC/Holland code blocks below to find WSU majors that align with your code! You will uncover examples of WSU majors that fit each theme by clicking on each block! You may fall into more than one category, so don’t limit yourself to just one area. The combinations can indicate your unique combination of interests.

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What can I do with this major?

Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help. Learn typical career areas, types of employers that hire in these fields, and strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

My Next Move

This interactive tool allows you to learn more about your career options. Use the link below to find out what tasks, education, and skills are needed for over 900 careers! Start your search with keywords or browse careers by industry, then use the profile summary for a personalized Career Report that you can print out or share with your career counselor.

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MyNextMove

 

If you’ve never taken any assessments or if you’d like additional, more in-depth information, please call 316-978-3688 to talk with a career counselor. We are open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F and available after hours by appointment.

Four-Year Career Action Plan

Having the most up-to-date career information, support, and guidance from an experienced professional can turn a stressful time into a positive experience. 

Follow this four-year action plan to help guide you towards career readiness and professional success.

First-Year
Second-Year
  • Declare your major with a realistic understanding of how it relates to career opportunities

  • Contact a career counselor for informational interviews or job shadowing

  • Update your resume with a career counselor or peer advisor in the Shocker Career Accelerator

  • Set up a LinkedIn profile and follow Shocker Career Accelerator on LinkedIn

  • Schedule a professional photo appointment for your LinkedIn profile or attend one of our Head Shocks events

  • Search and apply for part-time jobs, co-ops, and internships listed on Handshake and secure your first internship

  • Research and apply for applied learning opportunities in Handshake, and report any internship to the Shocker Career Accelerator

Third-Year
  • Meet with your academic advisor to make sure you are still on track for graduation

  • Establish a LinkedIn profile and start to selectively add connections; clean up social media sites from your earlier college days if you have not yet done so

  • Meet with your career counselor to update your resume, create an effective cover letter, and practice for interviews

  • Join professional organizations to meet other professionals within your field of study

  • Update your profile and search & apply for internships in Handshake

  • Begin asking faculty for permission to use them as professional references

  • Attend career fairs and events to see what organizations are growing and actively recruiting college graduates

  • Research graduate schools early and watch our Thinking About Grad School Workshop if you are considering pursuing an advanced degree after graduation

Fourth-Year

 

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Still unsure of your career path?

 

Program Search

This interactive, online tool from the Kansas Board of Regents reviews cost and earnings data from actual graduates for each undergraduate degree program offered at a public university or college in Kansas. With hundreds of degree programs available, there are many factors to consider when selecting the institution and the degree program that are the best match for you.

Find out here