Finding Your Career

Welcome to the “Finding Your Career” web page!

Q: What is “Finding Your Career”?

A: This free resource is available to you and is a valuable career exploration tool for everyone wishing to engage in a self-guided process examining how your preferences, along with how your academic strengths “fit” with careers today.  This tool is designed to help you examine career options and select a program of study to help you achieve your goals.

Q: What can I expect by completing this career exploration self-assessment?

A: There are two primary ways to use this career exploration tool:

1.Using the Results on Your Own: You may take the “Finding Your Career” assessment and decide on a program of study, based on your own conclusions you make from your results. If this is the best option for you, do the following:
Complete your program of study selection here and your application will be updated. OR scan the code on a phone or tablet to access the form.

Look for more information on the “Steps to Enrollment”

2.Interpreting the Results with the Help of an Advisor: You may take the assessment and decide you would like to work with someone experienced in examining and exploring the results and exploring career options. If this option is the best for you:

Congratulations! This is the first step to achieving your career goals.

Adult Education Advisors with the EOC at Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) are happy to help!  Through a cooperative arrangement between Bates and MDC, they assist prospective students with these and other issues in preparing for college success.

Following the completion of the assessment, you will be guided to next steps on accessing EOC services.

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