Explore Your Interests
This section of our site focuses on information related to exploring your interests and passions to connect with majors and careers.
As a new college student, you may have numerous career interests, but aren’t sure what to pick for a major. This is normal and common. In fact, up to 50% of students come in to college undecided and approximately 75% of students will change their major at least once.
You may wonder what a career field actually is like on a day-to-day basis, or the income potential, interests, skills and values associated with a career. Also, you may want to gain knowledge about potential openings and projected growth within a particular career track. These are all very important things to consider.
We are here to help you explore all the aspects associated with careers you may be considering. The best way to do this is to know more about yourself so you can then connect to potential careers that you want to investigate further.
Suggested Career Exploration Resources for Freshmen
As a freshman you are adjusting to college life and academic requirements. This is your top priority. It is also important to develop an awareness of your interests, values and skills and begin to connect them to potential careers.
This will lead you to feeling confident with your major of study. You are here for a reason. This is a time to identify that reason and begin your educational career with the end in mind.
- Strong Interest Inventory (SII)®️
- Choices 360
- Career Onestop sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
- The Myers Briggs Type Indicator or MBTI
Career Advisement Appointment
As a freshman, you are adjusting to college life and academic requirements. This is your top priority. It is also important to develop an awareness of your interests, values and skills and begin to connect them to potential careers. Connect with us during your freshman year to gain insight and knowledge about how you might end up using your degree in the professional world.
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