Career Planning

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Career Planning is a life-long process which involves a three step process: Discover, Test, and Choose.
  • DISCOVER: more about yourself and more about careers.
  • TEST: your self-knowledge against reality through courses, extra-curricular activities, informational interviews and work experiences including part-time, summer, internship, and full-time positions
  • CHOOSE: make plans and implement choices that are consistent with your self-knowledge and the results of your testing
Career Decision Making - Discernment Resources


As a Jesuit Career Center, we want to help you make good career decisions and believe these resources can help you to learn the discernment model that is a part of the Ignatian tradition.
An Ignatian Framework for Making a Decision
A Way to Discern God’s Will
Presentation: The Ignatian Way: Decision Making
Being a Contemplative in Action: Steps to make discernment part of your everyday

Career Assessments

The Center for Career Development offers a number of career assessments to help students explore occupations that may match thier interests and abilities. To take any of the avaliable assessments, set up an appointment with a career coach, by calling our office at (570) 941-7640. 

The Strong Interest Inventory - To schedule an appointment to take the Strong Interest Inventory, please call our office at 570-941-7640 or use the appointment feature in Handshake.
Career Interests Game 
MyMajors.com 
O*NET Skills Search
Personality Desk
Values Inventory 
Careeronestop Interest Assessment
Richard Step Strength/Weakness Aptitude Test

Occupational Information


Career Exploration Links - Occupational
Major Resource Kits
O*NET Online
Occupational Outlook Handbook 
Pathways After a College Degree
Vault.com

Four Year Action Plans for The University of Scranton Students

A Four Year (and beyond) Plan to Career Success