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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, we suggest using the resource below.

Focus 2

Focus 2 is a self-paced, online career and education planning tool. It's designed to enable career-related self-assessment and exploration, through the following assessments: personality, work interest, skills, values and leisure interest.

Through this resource, you can learn about career fields and related areas of study most compatible with your assessment results to gain valuable knowledge as you plan for the journey ahead. Just curious about an occupation? Search the Focus 2 database to learn more about any job, and not just those matched to your results.

Additionally, you can gain insight and suggestions to help you succeed on your journey, through the following inventories: "My Academic Strengths", "My Career Planning Involvement" and "Am I Career Ready?".

Learn how to access Focus 2.



Center for Career and Professional Development
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Physical Address:
Baker Pattillo Student Center
Room 3.302

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6076, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962