Career Exploration & Decision Making

Career decision making is an on-going process, but a worthwhile one. It will help give you clarity for your time as a Beaver and beyond. Use the links below to learn more about yourself and your potential career paths:

Start Here: Assess Yourself

These links will help you explore yourself – your personality, interests, strengths, character, skills, and values.

Want to check out what UMF Majors align with your interests? Review UMF’s Explore Majors page or the College Catalog.

 

 Step Two: Research and Reflect

Now that you assessed your personality, it’s time to explore some career opportunities. Have a broad interest, like business? Use these resources to explore specific occupations in different employment sectors.

Step Three: Conversations with Professionals

Once you have a sense of occupations and opportunities that interest you, it’s time to talk with professionals to learn more. Here’s how:

Remember, a UMF Career Counselor is happy to help with this process. Make an appointment today.

Step Four: Experience It

After you’ve got a sense of a career from a conversation, see it in action:

 

Based off The Career Decision Pyramid. Used with permission of the National Association of Colleges and Employers, copyright holder. The Career Decision Pyramid is a copyrighted product of the National Association of Colleges and Employers, copyright holder.