Finding a career path that is a great fit for your professional interests, values and skills is key to job fulfillment. The Academic Success and Career Center offers a number of self-assessments that can help you with this process. We encourage you to talk to career coach about assessments including: Focus 2, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Strong Interest Inventory and Clifton Strengths for Students.
Focus 2 is a free assessment for all WSU students and provides information on your unique work interests, values, personality and skills.
You also have the opportunity to explore your interests and engage in self-assessment through UNIV 100 and UNIV 301, courses led by ASCC instructors.
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Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.
First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)
The number of jobs in the career for the past two years, the current year, and projections for the next 10 years. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs. Sources include Emsi industry data, staffing patterns, and OES data.
These companies are currently hiring for .
The educational attainment percentage breakdown for a career (e.g. the percentage of people in the career who hold Bachelor’s Degrees vs. Associate Degrees). Educational attainment levels are provided by O*NET.
Earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.
A list of hard skills associated with a given career ordered by the number of unique job postings which ask for those skills.
The skills for the career. The "importance" is how relevant the ability is to the occupation: scale of 1-5. The "level" is the proficiency required by the occupation: scale of 0-100. Results are sorted by importance first, then level.
A list of job titles for all unique postings in a given career, sorted by frequency.