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Helping Students Find Direction

Assessment

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Career assessments (aka “testing”) can help identify your skills,  interests, values and personality.

Websites

  1. My Next Move
  2. Talentoday
  3. Internet Career Connection
  4. The Career Key Test
  5. Type Focus Personality Assessment
  6. MAPP- Motivational Assessment of Personal Potential
  7. My Future » Click on “career toolbox”
  8. Keirsey Temperament Sorter

The NMSU Career Exploration Center offers the following assessments free to currently enrolled NMSU students. Community people are welcome to take these assessments for a fee (call 646-2241 for more information).

The following assessments are available after meeting with a career counselor:

  • Strong Interest Inventory: provides a list of suggested occupations by comparing your interests with people in those occupations. Also, it suggests potential college majors.
  • KUDER: articulates your interests and skills in various career categories and provides career suggestions for consideration.
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: a personality assessment relates how you approach tasks, gather information, and make decisions. It is very relevant to career choice.

**Career assessments will NOT give you THE answer to career choice. They are a part of the total career development process.