Major & Career Selection
**Career and major counseling is available to current Coastal Carolina students, alumni or prospective Coastal Carolina students who have already completed an application with Admissions and Merit Awards.
Career Assessment Tools
TypeFocus is an online assessment tool that allows you to investigate your interests and values and search for potential career paths. To use TypeFocus, click here.
Strong Interest Inventory is an instrument designed to help individuals identify areas of career interest and then identify occupations that best fit these interests.
Myers Briggs (MBTI) is a personality assessment to determine what preferences for certain personality characteristics or temperaments individuals may have.
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What Can I Do With This Major? is an interactive computer program that assists students in researching occupations they can pursue with various majors. To see what you can do with Coastal's majors click here!
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (http://www.bls.gov/ooh/) is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable information about a variety of career fields.
My Next Move (ONet in-it) (https://www.mynextmove.org/) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, which provides a variety of resources that addresses the question, "What do you want to do for a living?".
Buzzfile is the most comprehensive employer-by-major resource available to universities and their students. This information is obtained from Dun & Bradstreet and is updated on a quarterly basis.
By combining data, expert opinions, and firsthand testimonials, Inside Jobs (http://www.insidejobs.com/jobs) has created a comprehensive site to research career fields.
Find your future career at www.learnhowtobecome.org. This mobile-friendly website provides career information for a wide variety of fields, a comprehensive toolkit for job search, networking, and resume/cover letter tips, and links to additional online resources for career exploration.
Job shadowing provides an opportunity to spend time in a real-life work setting to observe a professional in your career field of interest. Job shadowing allows students to gain exposure to a career to determine if it would be a good fit.
Another resource: Celebrity Matching Game (Powerpoint).