Assessments are valuable tools to assist in identifying strengths, interests, personality traits, values, and skills. They can offer insight information, useful in the decision-making process.
The following assessments are available to enrolled students for free. (Alumni may request to take an assessment for a nominal fee of $15.) Please contact Career Development by phone 541-684-7211 or email Office of Career Development to take a test and schedule a consultation.
The Clifton Strengths assessment allows students to understand their sense of self, talents, and purpose in life. The results help students explore questions like, “Who am I?” and “How do I best contribute to make a difference in the world?” This assessment is integrated in various courses throughout the undergraduate educational program.
MYERS-BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR (MBTI)
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assists in understanding individual differences and applying that understanding to the ways people think, communicate, and interact. The results may be applied in such areas as communication, team building, leadership, and career management. Consultation required.
STRONG INTEREST INVENTORY
The Strong Interest Inventory assists in matching interests with opportunities for jobs, education, and leisure activities. Consultation required.
SkillScan provides a fast, interactive and intuitive-based process for identifying transferable skills – knowledge essential to targeting appropriate career options, college majors and training programs. SkillScan also features a system for integrating skill results with other traditional interests, values and personality inventories to provide a holistic picture of client career patterns. Consultation recommended.
O*Net Online – What’s my next move?
The O*Net Interest Profiler can help identify interests and how they relate to the world of work based on what one likes to do. It links directly to occupations to consider and explore. (Created for the US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration)
Oregon Employment Department – Skill Explorer
Skill Explorer can help identify occupations based on one’s unique set of skills. This tool may also be used to generate key phrases for how to describe skills on resumes and in interviews.