"Be an expert about your industry. There is no reason why you can't read the same industry news, blogs, and tweets as someone already working in the field you want to enter."
- Lindsey Pollak, Career Expert and Global Spokesperson for LinkedIn
Major and Career Exploration
What's Your Major
Take a look at the areas of study and degrees that can be completed at USU Eastern and Utah State University.
Tips for Success
Follow these 10 steps to help you find your career path.
- Take career assessment tests.
- Attend student Success Workshops and Career Fairs.
- Sign up for free e-news letters related to your major.
- Keep all career and major exploration research in a career notebook, binder or computer document.
- Create a list of career and internship ideas, contacts and companies you are interested in working for.
- Research every job that relates to the passions you have.
- Read the news to keep up with industry leaders and jobs. Pay attention to what sections or news stories you read first. If you are drawn to a particular subject matter then maybe it's something you should consider exploring as a career option.
- Create a vision or Pinterest board of career goals.
- Visit the academic advising office each semester.
- Visit with your faculty advisor concerning questions in your field of study
"It's impossible to be truly successful without passion, so loving what you do is the key to future happiness."
- Soraya Darabi
- 16personalities - Similar to the professional MBTI test - Test and basic type descriptions are free
- Rogue Community College - Holland Code Quiz - Free
- The Big Five Personality Test - Free
- Utah Futures - Free
- Keirsey Temperament Sorter - Basic report is free
- Jung Typology (MBTI) - Free
- The Personality Page (MBTI Descriptions) - Free
- PeopleMaps - Free
- Personality Pathways
- truity - Holland Code, TypeFinder Personality, How Open Are You, The Big Five - Free Tests and Quizzes at bottom of truity homepage
- Focus 2 - Utah State University's on-line career and education planning system (Focus Career Packet)
- TypologyCentral - A personality type indicator community
- The VIA Survey of Character Strengths - Free