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Self-Assessment Tools

Explore your natural strengths, interests and professional values with the help of TypeFocus. Meet with a career counselor to review and interpret your results.

Undergraduate junior and seniors who are seeking a better understanding of their professional interests also have the option of taking the Strong Interest Inventory. For Lincoln Center students looking for more information, please contact Holly Young, hyoung13@fordham.edu or make an appointment via Handshake. For Rose Hill students looking for more information, please contact Cheretta Robson, crobson1@fordham.edu or make an appointment via Handshake.

Career Path Exploration Tools

ONET
ONET is an online career exploration tool with hundreds of job descriptions. Check out requirements of a job, personal characteristics of the ideal worker, experience requirements, job requirements, and information on the job’s outlook in the labor market.

Job Shadow
A website that gives job searchers the opportunity to read interviews about different careers and shadow people’s jobs online.

MindSumo
An organization that sets students up with challenges where they gain real-life experience and utilize academic skills and knowledge under the tutelage of industry professionals.

Levo League
“Growing community of professional women seeking advice, inspiration, and the tools needed to achieve their career goals.”

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is an online resource that includes descriptions of hundreds of occupations and includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook.

Glassdoor
Get an inside look at jobs, companies, salaries and interview questions from real employees at various companies. With this link, you won’t be required to submit your own salary information to view salary data.

How To Get The Internship
Intern Insight: Internship Guidebook speaks about why to do an internship, how to prepare, how to interview, and post-interview etiquette.

Learn How to Become
Want to know what it takes to land the perfect career? Learn How to Become is an easy-to-read, well-organized resource that lists exactly what you need to do in order to get the career you want.