Discovering Who I Am

Individual Career Counseling | MBTI | Strong Interest Inventory

Individual Career Counseling

cpc_counseling11Counselors can provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Help with a career decision or to pursue a career change
  • Gain insight into interests, values, personality and skills
  • Discover internship or job opportunities
  • Apply to graduate school
  • Develop a resume or have a resume critiqued
  • Prepare for interviews via practice interviews
  • Answer questions related to careers, jobs, internships, graduate school or post graduation volunteer service opportunities

Appointments can be made by:

  • Visiting the Career Planning Center located in the Kelley Center
  • Phone: (203) 254-4081
  • E-mail: cpc@fairfield.edu

MBTI - What's my personality type

In career planning, the MBTI may be used to explore learning styles and to help determine what occupational fields individuals might be best suited. Use with millions of people around the globe have made the Myers Briggs Type Indicator assessment the most valid personality assessment in modern psychology.

The insight gained has helped the lives of countless people by:

  • Enhancing personal growth
  • Clarifying career direction
  • Improving communication
  • Developing leadership skills

Schedule an appointment at the Career Planning Center to discuss taking the MBTI.


Strong Interest Inventory - What are my interests?

The Strong Interest Inventory (SII) is one of the most widely used assessment tool of occupational interests and designed to compare your interests to individuals in many different occupations. While no test is able to tell you what career path to follow, the Strong Inventory is a great place to begin looking for possible careers/majors that match your interests. The Strong Interest Inventory has helped individuals:

  • Start to identify career options based upon interests
  • Gain understanding of occupations that may offer career satisfaction
  • For those changing directions it can offer guidance to occupations that individuals may have not thought about

Schedule an appointment at the Career Planning Center to discuss taking The Strong Interest Inventory.