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Career exploration is a developmental process that evolves over time. It involves learning about yourself and the world of work in order to identify potentially satisfying occupations. This will assist you in developing effective strategies to meet your goals. Evaluate yourself and research the many possibilities for a rewarding career!

To start, utilize these self-assessment documents:


TypeFocus offers online assessments to explore your personality, interests, values, skills and success factors. The system allows you to combine these results and explore majors, minors and career paths which align with your unique mix of interests. Our team is certified to interpret these assessment results and can help further explore your possibilities through individualized career coaching.

Using TypeFocus is simple:

  1. Log on to TypeFocus using your mySFA credentials.
  2. Take the five assessments.

To discuss your results, log on to your Handshake account and schedule an appointment with a career coach.



Center for Career and Professional Development
Staff directory

Physical Address:
Baker Pattillo Student Center
Room 3.302

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13032, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

CCPD: Compliments or Complaints, Questions

Compliments or Complaints? Tell Jack!

Tell Jack is designed for you to tell us about any concerns, complaints or compliments about your experience at SFA. You can also use it to recognize individuals or departments that have provided you with excellent customer service.

Questions - but not sure whom to ask? Ask Jack!

College can be a confusing time. If you have questions but aren't sure whom to ask, Ask Jack.

If you would prefer to meet personally with the Dean of Student Affairs, utilize one of the following options:

  • Schedule an appointment by calling 936.468.7249
  • Visit the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Room 3.105 during open office hours: 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays