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Career Assessment — Online Resources


FOCUS 2 is an online resource that combines self-assessment, career and major exploration, decision making and action planning. Students' assessment results are matched to career options and majors/programs offered at Cowley. FOCUS 2 guides students through a reliable career and education decision making model to help them select their majors, make informed career decisions and take action. Click here for Focus 2 instructions.

Learning Express

Learning Centers (elementary through college levels) plus computer skills, GED and new workplace skills training. Looking to land a job? The Job & Career Accelerator will identify strengths and weaknesses, help with resume writing, and even monitor postings on job boards.

Student Interest Survey for Career Clusters

The Career Clusters Interest Survey is a career guidance tool that allows individuals to respond to questions and identify the top three Career Clusters of interest based on their responses. This pencil/paper survey takes about fifteen minutes to complete. The survey can be printed out -- it is not electronic. The survey is available in English and Spanish. It may be used for educational purposes only.

Career Zone

Career Zone is the place to learn about your skills and talents and to explore careers. It offers a short assessment to determine your Holland Code and matches your code to a list of occupations.

At you can take the 60-question Work Interest Quiz to find out your work style (Holland Code). You will be given a list of occupations that people with your work style may enjoy.

Take this online test to discover your Myers Briggs “type”.


The Keirsey Sorter will help you determine your temperament/personality type based on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

Jung Personality Test

A free personality test that combines two systems for evaluating personality type – Jungian Cognitive Functions and Personality Dichotomies.

Click here for descriptions of the sixteen Jung Personality types - specifically how the dominant, auxiliary, tertiary and inferior function manifests in those types.