Four Year Planning Guide - Major/Career Exploration - Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

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SCSU Career Center

Available Assessments:

FOCUS 2 Assessment

FOCUS 2 is an online career self-assessment system that will help you explore your values, interests, personality and skills, and their relation to possible majors and careers. You can explore career options for all SCSU majors using self-guided, interactive exercises, plus, FOCUS 2 provides links to more than 300 careers.

All information can be saved within the system for quick and easy retrieval, and all results can be combined in a personal portfolio. You can even review and print out the results yourself.

FIRST TIME USERS - Start your assessment here. Your access code is husky.

RETURNING USERS - Log in to your existing account here.

Please Note: The time lengths of the individual assessments will vary, but on average, it will take 30 minutes to complete all sections. You may set up an appointment with one of our staff for further discussion about your results.



MBTI is the most widely used personality assessment in the world. It is a computerized assessment that clarifies your personality characteristics and generates ideas for potential careers that might fit your specific traits. Sign in to to pay for the assessment, take the assessment, and set up an appointment to have a qualified career specialist assist you in interpreting the results. (10 page Career Report $20 fee paid by credit card.) For additional assistance, please contact us at 320-308-2151 or

NOTE: If you are required to take the MBTI assessment for your class, check with your professor BEFORE logging into our system. Also - the MBTI is only available to CURRENT STUDENTS at SCSU at this time.


CAREERwise Education

CAREERwise Career Cluster Interest Survey
Rate the activities you enjoy, your personal qualities, and school subjects you like. Generate a list of the career clusters that are a good match for your interests. Career cluster descriptions then link you to related careers, industries, pathways and majors.

MnCareers Interest Assessment
A short, 42-question pencil and paper assessment that will match your interests to careers. A printer-friendly version and an online version are both available.

Reality Check
Interactive tool to explore whether or not you can achieve your desired lifestyle based on your career of interest. You can also use the tool to learn how to achieve your goals through specific career and education choices.



Career Interest Game
This is a game designed to help you match your interests and skills with similar careers. It can help you begin thinking about how your personality will fit in with specific work environments and careers.