It all starts with you!  The Career Development Center has a variety of resources, tools and staff expertise which will lead to exciting discoveries to help inform your future career direction.  

Reflecting on your personality, skills, values and interests is a first step toward gaining personal insight on what works for you.  


The Jesuit principle of “living the magis” calls you to look inward, reflect on your choices, and choose to live greater, not only for yourself, but also for those around you. The Career Development Center supports you in this lifelong process of personal discovery and discernment.


We offer some of the best-researched personality and interest assessments to help you discover who you are and what you’re most passionate about.  Each assessment requires a meeting with a counselor to discuss your results.  

An in-person or virtual appointment with a counselor can help get the process started: (610) 660-3100

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FOCUS 2 Career Assessment
Average Time: 20 minutes

FOCUS 2 is Saint Joseph's University's online career and education planning system for helping you choose a major, build your career goals, and gather information on jobs.  Take the assessment, then schedule an appointment with a career counselor to discuss your results as they relate to your major and career exploration.

New users: create a new account.  Use the ACCESS CODE sjucareers when prompted

Returning users: log-on (using your existing account information).

Myers-Briggs type Indicator (MBTI)

Average Time: 30 minutes

The MBTI measures psychological preferences in how you perceive the world and make decisions.   You’ll answer questions related to how you deal with the world, how you gather information, and how you make decisions.  The results provide a comprehensive description of your individual type and how it affects Career Exploration.

The following assessments do not require an appointment with a counselor:

My Next Move: O*NET Interest Profiler

Average Time: 15 minutes

The My Next Move assessment is a free, online assessment that asks 60 questions about work activities that some people do on their jobs.  It is part of an interactive site where you can search careers by key words or browse careers by industry.

Personal Values Assessment


Average Time: 20 minutes

This free assessment can provide insight into what is important to you, what motivates you and what factors drive our decision making.


Life Values Self-Assessment Test


Average Time: 20 minutes

Another free option to assist you with values examination and identification to promote better career insight