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Your Strengths:

Explore ways to discover your interests, strengths, skills, talents, and values and how they might fit in your future.

Career Assessments

It's hard to figure out what you're supposed to do 'the rest of your life'. No one thing or person can tell you what to major in or what career path you should take, but career assessments can provide direction so you can make the best decision for YOU. Here are the assessments we offer:

STRONG Interest Inventory | $20

  • Online interest inventory that compares your interests to people who are satisfied with their work.

  • Helpful for people choosing or changing their major or students in any major who are wondering what types of career options might fit their interests.

  • Students receive results and a 1-hour interpretation with a Career Center staff member.


  1. In order to obtain the link to the STRONG Assessment, call or email the Career Center to authorize payment using your Banner account.

  2. Follow the link provided via email to take the STRONG Assessment online.

  3. Call the Career Center to schedule a phone or video 1-hour appointment with a coordinator.

  4. The coordinator will provide you with your results via email prior to your appointment time.

TypeFocus | Free

  • Online assessment that provides you with a 4-letter personality type, interests, values, and success factors related to career choices.

  • Career suggestions and resources are tailored to your results.


  1. Site address:

  2. Select New Users Start Here: Register Now

  3. Complete the demographic info, create a username and password, enter msu45 as the Access Code, and Submit

  4. Complete the four assessments listed: Personality Assessment, Interests, Values and Success Factors.

  5. After completing all assessments select Portfolio from the top menu ribbon to view results. Additionally, you can Explore occupations that fit within your assessment results, set Goals, review Job search tools, and learn about team Success and lifelong learning.

  6. Log in as often as needed to spend time looking through your reports.