Take a Career Assessment

Learning more about your personality, interests, and strengths will help you make better decisions about your career goals and help you evaluate opportunities in the future!

The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a great way to explore academic, career, and lifestyle goals that may be a good fit for your personality. 

  • Uses 16 Personality Types to create your personalized MBTI Career Report
  • Meet with a Career Coach to receive and review your results, and plan your next steps
  • Cost recovery fee of $20 for U of S students and $30 for alumni
  • Buy your MBTI at the SECC or through our Online Store in CareerLink

Take a sneak peek at the 16 personality profiles:

 

The Strong Interest Inventory (SII) helps your understand your interests and see how they connect to academic, career, and lifestyle goals.

  • Uses 6 Holland Codes to create your personalized iStartStrong Report
  • Meet with a Career Coach to help you understand your results and plan your next steps
  • Cost recovery fee of $20 for U of S students and $30 for alumni
  • Buy your SII at the SECC or through our Online Store in CareerLink

StrengthsFinder helps you identify and better understand the things you naturally do best, and gives you clues as to the type of work environments and roles in which you are most likely to thrive.

  • Uses 34 talent themes to create your personalized Signature Themes Report and Strengths Insight and Action-Planning Guide
  • Meet with a Career Coach to help you understand your results and plan your next steps
  • Cost recovery fee of $15 for U of S students and alumni
  • Buy your StrengthsFinder at the SECC or through our Online Store in CareerLink

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"I went from being totally frazzled about my
future to feeling secure and confident"

Meet with a Career Coach

Book a 30-minute Career Coaching appointment to review your career assessment, for help exploring your options and making a career decision, or simply to talk about where to begin to sort out your direction. Meeting with a Career Coach can help you:

  • Better understand your current career related issues and situation
  • Articulate your goals and how you want things to be different
  • Identify your strengths, assets and supports
  • Explore different options, possibilities and solutions
  • Make a list of your next steps
  • Access additional resources and supports

Career Coaching appointments are offered daily, and are available free of charge to all newly admitted and current students, and alumni of the U of S. If you are looking for information about academic program requirements or help in choosing your classes, you will want to access Academic Advising

Telephone-based appointments are available for students and alumni living outside the Saskatoon area. A limited number of evening appointments are also available May 1 - June 30 for newly admitted students still in high school.

"I really appreciate the help I received during my first appointment, it gave me
some peace of mind and I will definitely be returning!"

Explore your options

Your career development is ongoing not just a one time decision. Take the time to explore your options and learn about industries and the job market before you graduate, and take advantage of the opportunities available while you're in university!

*Shaienks and Gluszynski, Participation in Postsecondary Education