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The University Career Center is much more than “the place to go to find a job” when you’re ready to graduate. In fact, we’re here for you from the moment you step foot on campus and will continue to be here for you when you join our ever-growing alumni network. We offer many services to facilitate your major and career choice.

Career Assessments

Are you trying to figure out what occupations or majors are a good fit for you? Career assessments provide insight into what career options may be a good fit based upon your answers to questions on topics such as skills, abilities, interests, values, and personality.  Below are some free online resources. Your career coach is available to review career assessments and interpret the results. 

Holland's Theory of Career Choice Module

The Holland's Theory of Career Choice Module allows you to connect your Holland Code to majors at the University of Louisville. To obtain your Holland code, complete Focus 2 below.

Focus 2

Focus 2 can help make connections between your values, interests, personality and skills (VIP'S) and the majors found at UofL and potential career fields. To take Focus 2 and have your results interpreted for FREE, complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the New User Self-Registration and use the following access code: cards. Use the following format for your UofL email address:
  2. Take all three assessments (work interests, skills, and values). It should take you approximately 15-20 minutes to complete all three.
  3. Schedule a Career Assessment appointment with your Career Coach to review your results and determine next steps. 
If you have already taken Focus 2 and had your results interpreted, you can return to your results and explore your career options.

O*NET Interest Profiler/My Next Move

The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do and explore different kinds of careers. This free resource is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.