Career Exploration

Choosing a major/career is an important decision that will shape your college education and subsequent career path. When choosing a major, consider:

  • What keeps your interest and motivation?
  • What challenges you?
  • What reflects your values?
  • What is within your abilities?
  • What is a realistic and attainable goal?

Selecting a major is not a decision that should be made hastily. You should spend time researching different majors in a variety of fields, talking with academic advisors/counselors, professors and other students. Listed below are some resources to help you with this decision. 

Also watch for events, workshops and presentation that are designed to provide more information regarding your career choice and/or professional development. 

Careers 4 Years

Would you do one thing per month while in college to land that job and earn an extra million dollars more in yourlifetime?

Do you want to be be a master interviewee, be ready to engage employers with confidence? Check out the Careers 4 Years passport.

Focus 2

Unsure of which major is right for you? Want to know more about your personal interest and which major aligns best with those interest? Check out Focus 2. 

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator or (MBTI) is a online personal preference assessment tool offered to UM-Flint students. It is recommended you take the MBTI after you have completed the Focus2 evaluation. If you are interested in learning more about MBTI, email us to learn more. 

Strong Interest Inventory (SII)
The Strong Interest Inventory (SII) is an in-depth online assessment that focuses only on your interests. It is recommended you complete SII after Focus2. SII will provide more detail and expand upon your finding from Focus2. To learn more about the SII, email us to learn more

Glassdoor

Glassdoor holds a growing database of 6 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, office photos, job postings and more.

What Can I Do With This Major?

What Can I Do With This Major?

Wondering how to connect majors to careers? Wondering what jobs you might obtain with your major? Click more to see outlines of common career areas, employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.