Explore Your Interests / Self Assessment

Finding the pathway that fits you best begins with growing in self-awareness!

  • How do your values, interests, personality, skills, strengths and life experiences influence your personal definition of meaningful work?
  • Which major and career options might help you contribute your gifts to our world?
  • Where am I in the career development process? What is coming next for me?
  • Which paths will help you find work that is meaningful to you – work that sustains and fuels you – and that aligns with your who you are, your needs, and your situation?

Are you a first year student, transfer student, or looking for first steps in career exploration? Visit this resource page to find ways to identify skills, explore major opportunities, take personality and skill inventories, and more!

Critical Thinking: A Simple Guide and Why It’s Important

Strong critical thinking skills are crucial for career success, regardless of educational background. It embodies the ability to engage in astute and effective decision-making, lending invaluable dimensions to professional growth.

At its essence, critical thinking is the ability to analyze, …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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How to Search for Job Satisfaction Instead of a Job

While it’s easy to hyper-focus on a position that fits your major, the qualifications needed, and the paycheck, there are still several other factors to consider when searching for a job. Overall job satisfaction is a critical factor to consider.

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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What Are Transferable Skills? 10 Examples for your Resume

Transferable skills, also known as portable skills, are those versatile abilities that you can bring to any role or industry—which is particularly helpful when changing careers. But you don’t need to be an expert to have them; these valuable skills …

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Corporate Jargon Gen Z Should Know

There’s enough to worry about when entering the workforce: What are my responsibilities? Am I capable enough to do this job? Will my manager like me? Corporate jargon shouldn’t add to your stress. From terms like “bandwidth” to acronyms like …

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What Are Analytical Skills? Definition and Examples

Analytical skills help you assess information, problem-solve, and implement solutions at work. They’re one of the top soft skills employers are looking for; in the last year alone, 2.7 million job descriptions listed analytical skills as a requirement.

So, what …

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