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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Career Assessment

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Increase your chances of finding a satisfying career by learning about yourself, discovering your interests, identifying your skills and values, and figuring out how they relate to the world of work.


Where do I start? Some suggested steps: 


1. Take an interest inventory from the Career Development Center and meet with one of the counselors to discuss results


2. Consider taking a FYEX 100 class or enrolling in CSP 110, Decision Making for Career and Life


3. Get to know your academic advisor


4. Read the Handbook for Students Choosing or Changing Their Major


5. Get involved with campus activities or organizations


6. Identify possible majors and career fields


7. Get good grades and earn a high GPA


8. Enroll in classes that fulfill general education courses but also potential majors