Career Research Tools
Discover what careers are available in the current job market, what they pay, and what skills are necessary to work in the industry of your choice.
Take a Career Cruising assessment to clarify your interests, skills, and values and discover related occupations.
Use the following information to log into the Career Cruising website:
Strength and Personality Inventories
Take a strength and/or personality inventory to help you decide on a career path. Drop in or make an appointment to see your advisor to see what assessment would be best for you.
Strong Interest Inventory (SII): Provides insight into your strengths so that you can use them to help you consider potential careers, your educational path, and the world of work.
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): Provides insight into your personal preferences to help you choose a career that suits you.
Take a Success Education course for credit and broaden your scope by learning how your values, skills, and interests impact your career and life choices; what hard and soft skills are necessary in your area of interest; the importance of motivation, emotional intelligence and communication in the workplace, and more.
Information Interview or Job Shadow
Discover what drives the day-to-day of your intended career by setting up an informational interview or job shadow experience with someone in your field at a local organization. Use the form below to help you get started.
Resume and Cover Letter Builder
Hire a Hawk has a resume to suit your needs whether you are just starting out, changing careers, or getting back in the field. Log in to get started with our resume-building tool.
Prepare for Your Interview
Research your prospective employer and learn what to expect in an interview. Then schedule a mock interview with your academic advisor and get feedback to take with you.
Test your classroom skills in the workplace with an internship. You'll boost your resume while you gain firsthand experience in your field. Use the Internship Approval Form below to help you get started if you intend to earn credit for your internship. Then search for your opportunity in Hire a Hawk.
Gain transferable skills or entry-level experience with a part-time job. Attend a Career Connections job fair to get to know professionals in your field of interest and pursue opportunities.