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Career Exploration
The first step in making career decisions is having knowledge of yourself and your
options. The following resources are available to help you begin the exploration process.

Self-Assessments
Your personality, interests, abilities and values all impact your career satisfaction.
Before rushing to choose a major or career path, take some time to reflect on what
you want in your work tasks and environment.

MyPlan
Take MyPlan online. Follow the instructions on the login page for free access to the
assessments. MyPlan.com helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives
by making well-informed decisions about their education and careers. Whether you’re
choosing a major, planning ahead for your first career, or thinking about making a
career change, MyPlan can help you explore options and bring clarity and insight into
figuring out what’s right for you.

The UNO Counseling Center also offers a Career Interest Inventory and the Myers-Briggs
Type Indicator (MBTI). Contact them at 402-554-2409 to schedule an appointment.

Choosing a Major (.PDF)

Online Resources
There are many online resources available to help you explore your major or career path.
Below we have gathered a few that will be helpful as you explore.
What Can I Do With This Major?
Connect majors with career options and discover strategies to make you a more
marketable candidate in a given field.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore information about earnings, job outlook, and training requirements for
hundreds of different types of jobs.
O*NET
Find occupational information and match your skills to job possibilities.
Career One Stop
This website is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor and has
comprehensive and up-to-date information on careers and jobs.