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The Career Development CenterThe Career Development Center

The University of Texas at Arlington Division of Student Affairs

Career Assessments

The UT Arlington Career Development Center offers several personality and interest assessments to help students understand and match their skills, interests and values with various career possibilities, as well as accessing information about careers and educational programs. We provide the following career resources to assist you in your career exploration.

MYPLAN

The Career Development Center is proud to offer all students free access to MyPlan.com, a robust, comprehensive web based career-planning program.

For access to the career assessments available on MyPlan.com, please contact the Career Development Center at 817-272-2932, visit us in 216 E.E. Davis Hall, or e-mail us at careers@uta.edu.

The Strong generates an in-depth assessment of your interests among a broad range of occupations, work and leisure activities, and educational subjects. To reveal your interest patterns, it presents results on a variety of complementary themes and scales:

  • General Occupational Themes map out broad interest patterns to describe personalities and preferred work environments.
  • Basic Interest Scales provide more specific information about areas of interest.
  • Occupational Scales relate interest patterns to those of satisfied workers within the occupation.
  • Personal Style Scales describe preferred style of working, learning, leading, risk-taking, and team participation.

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment is the best-known and most trusted personality tool available today. After more than 50 years, it continues to be the most widely used assessment in the world for understanding individual differences and uncovering new ways to work and interact with others.

The MBTI family of tools reaches across the globe in 21 languages to help:

  • Improve individual and team performance,
  • Nurture and retain top talent,
  • Develop leadership at every level of an organization,
  • Reduce workplace conflict, and
  • Explore the world of work