Which Career Is Right For Me?


A number of resources and assessments are available to help guide you in your major and career exploration.  They are designed to suggest possible careers that may be compatible with your values, interests, and skills, not select what you will do the rest of your life.  You may find it helpful to take a range of assessments to see patterns emerge.  Here are some that are directly available to you:

FOCUS 2 is an online interactive, self guided career and education planning system designed to help you make decisions about your future career goals and education plans.

FOCUS 2 will guide you through an interactive process enabling you to:
  1. Assess your career planning readiness, work interests, values, skills, personality type and leisure time interests.
  2. Broaden you career options and discover occupations matching your personal preferences and attributes.
  3. Decide which career fields, majors and training programs are best for you.
  4. Plan the career and educational pathway that will support your personal needs and goals.
Access Code: Panthers
Full student email address must be used to self-register!
Example: peter.panther@student.neosho.edu

Below is a list of career information sites that are helpful in learning more about certain fields once you've dialed in on your interest areas. 

Career One Stop
Dictionary of Occupational Titles
Occupational Outlook Handbook

STARS also has a career resource library, located in the Transfer/Career Advisor office in the CAVE, which is home to several career information texts including:

50 Best Jobs for Your PersonalityStep-by-Step Resumes
Do What You Are
Interview Magic