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Career Assessment

Explore a Major or Career Direction

Use our online tools, assessments, and in-person discussions with Career Counselors to explore what majors and career options fit you best.

Focus 2

Focus 2 is a career, major, and education planning system where you can explore in an online, self-directed environment:

  • Career possibilities
    Map your traits to specific career possibilities. Then, research the career options using the site’s database of occupational information.
  • What I can do with a major from UHCL
    Discover occupations you can pursue with your chosen major here at UHCL.

Questions?

Contact Stacy Shields, UHCL Career Counselor at UHCLcareerservices@uhcl.edu.

Assessment Inventories

  • Call 281-283-2590 to meet with a Career Counselor.
  • Pay $25 for 2 assessments, or no charge if completed as part of a Career Workshop.

Interests, strengths, and personality assessments can help you with your career decision-making:

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
    MBTI helps students choose careers that are congruent with their natural preferences and personality. MBTI helps you understand yourself and how you interact within the workplace.
  • Strong Interest Inventory (Strong)
    The theory behind Strong is that people in different occupations have characteristic sets of interests. Strong matches you, based on your likes and dislikes, with people who share your interests to determine if you might enjoy the same kinds of careers.
  • StrengthsQuest
    The StrengthsQuest helps you gain insight into your areas of greatest potential.

Additional Resources

 

Contact
  • Career Services

    Phone: 281-283-2590
    Fax: 281-283-2602

    SSCB 3109
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 332
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Regular office hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.

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