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
- Visit the SECC to purchase your MBTI assessment via credit card, debit or cash
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.
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
- Visit the SECC to purchase your StrengthsFinder assessment via credit card, debit or cash
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. Telephone-based appointments are available for those living outside the Saskatoon area.
If you are looking for information about academic program requirements or help in choosing your classes, you will want to access Academic Advising.
"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!
- Conduct a Career Information Interview
- Many programs have Co-op or Internship options
- Experiential Learning is a component of hundreds of U of S courses
- Go Abroad to experience new cultures and life styles
- Volunteering can help you make connections and try out different industries
- Attend Career Fairs and Leverage LinkedIn to connect with people on a variety of career paths
- Occupational Research can give you greater insight into the options you have been considering and open up new ones
- IndustryTalks and Employer Sessions are great ways to hear from people in different industries and organizations
- Explore the many programs here at the University of Saskatchewan
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