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Career Planning

Use this questionnaire to help with your career planning.

What Kind of Organization Do You Want to Work For?
Would you prefer a large company or a small one? Non-profit or for-profit? What about working for local, state or federal government?

What Type of Physical Environment Do You Prefer?
Office or laboratory? Indoors or outdoors? Working from home or commuting?

How Much Travel do You Want to Do?
Are you willing to take frequent business trips or relocate to another city?

What Kind of Work Schedule Do You Want?
A traditional (nine-to-five) workday? Nights or weekends? Being on call? Are you willing to sacrifice free time in order to advance quickly?

How Much Personal Interaction Do You Want?
Are you looking to work in a team environment or do you prefer to work independently?

Under resources for students and alumni, you will find various assessment tools.  Below are a few more links that will assist you in your career development.

  • www.dol.gov
  • http://www.mycareerquizzes.com
    • Career quizzes are a fun way to start the conversation with yourself about your career choice. A quiz or two is not likely to solve your career concerns but quizzes are a good way to start thinking in the right direction. Finding the right career should not begin with choosing a subject area as understanding the ways you most prefer to work. Do you like action or analysis in your career?
  • http://online.onetcenter.org
    • The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. The O*NET database houses this data and O*NET OnLine provides easy access to that information.
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