Explore Your Interests / Self Assessment

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.

Checking in on You: Academic Edition

We all have goals that we set for ourselves at the start of any adventure.  Whether you say it out loud, write it down, or keep it as a secret just for you, there are fantasies we have about how …

By Adrianne Mitchell
Adrianne Mitchell GA: Academic Coach
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What Are Transferable Skills? Definition and Examples

Even if you haven’t had your first professional job, chances are you’ve gained some transferable skills from internships, volunteering, classes, and even extracurriculars. Transferable skills, as the name suggests, are skills you can transfer from one job to another. These …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Proven Ways to Demonstrate Your Leadership Skills Without the Experience

For your next position, you’re looking for a management role. You know you could lead a team of people, devising strategy and inspiring them to do their best work.

There’s only one problem: you haven’t actually been a leader before.

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Public Health Needs People With Diverse Skills and Backgrounds—Here Are 9 Careers to Consider

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States didn’t think very much about public health. But now that terms like “epidemiology” and “social distancing” have been added to everyone’s vocabulary list, you might be thinking more than ever …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Be Happier at Work, According to a PE Teacher

One of the conceits of the movie Dodgeball was that it doesn’t take a genius to excel at the sport. Or does it? In 2020, a Tweet by sunflower begged to differ and racked up almost 1.2 million likes: “in …

By Alex Tzelnic - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Focus 2 Career Assessment

FOCUS 2 guides users through a reliable, intuitive career and education decision making model to help them, select a major, …

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Featured Classes

UNIV 301: Career Exploration and Professional Development

Melanie Kiel
In this course, you will explore different careers through various types of research and professional development work including self-assessments and…

UNIV 100: College Majors and Career Exploration

Harrison Hughes
This class is helpful for students who are undecided in their major or would like to explore academic areas of…

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1815 NE Wilson Rd
Pullman, WA

ASCC Hours

Drop-in Hours Free Tutoring
M 1:30 - 4:00 pm 12:00 – 5:00 pm, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
T 1:30 - 4:00 pm 12:00 – 5:00 pm, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
W 1:30 - 4:00 pm 12:00 – 5:00 pm, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
TH 1:30 - 4:00 pm 12:00 – 5:00 pm
F 1:30 - 4:00 pm 12:00 – 5:00 pm
SU   6:00 - 9:00 pm