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If you are undecided or are not sure about your choice of career field/program of study, then we recommend you seek assistance with this important decision by scheduling an individual appointment with the Career Counselor. The Career Counselor will take you through specific steps to help you make an informed choice. The steps are as follows:

  1. Assess Yourself - Learn about your interests, skills, and values.
  2. Gather Career/Major Information - Research career information such as job descriptions, salary and job outlook. learn more about WVSU majors and academic requirements.
  3. Make a Decision- about possible career and major options, as well as the skills you will need to enter that particular field.
  4. Develop a Career Plan - Identify your next step to move ahead, develop short-term and long-term goals. 

There are  many career assessments available to you such as the Self-Directed Search, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and the Career Occupational Preference System (COPS). Also, the Office provides an online guidance program (SIGI3) and online career library to help you with making an informed choice. All services are confidential. Call (304) 766-3250 to schedule an appointment.

If it would be more convenient to work these steps on your own, you may click on the Sigi3 logo below to begin your assessment today. Also, check out the other resource links which may be helpful as a starting point.

 

Check out Sigi3. This is a fast easy-to-use software that helps you make important decisions about your future. To access Sigi3 using your WVSU email address, click here.

Check out the on-line resources:

(Career and Personality)

College Major Search Resources

Occupational/Job Information
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