Explore Career Options

arrowSelf-Assessment and Career Advising

How will you be able to identify potential career options if you don't know who you are or what you want? The following self-assessment exercises can assist you. You are strongly encouraged to complete one or more of the exercises and/or make an appointment with a career advisor to discuss.

  • Strong Interest Inventory and Myers Briggs Type Inventory: Current students and alumni must first meet with a career advisor to determine if these inventories would be appropriate in the career decision making process.

arrowConnecting with Professionals

After narrowing down your interests, conduct informational interviews to gain insider information and  insight as well as to learn what it’s really like to work in a certain field. Read an informative article about informational interviewing that appeared in the Occupational Outlook Quarterly.

Connect with alumni, and others through the GSAS Career Services and Networking LinkedIn Group.

arrowAlumni Career Profiles

Brianna Mills, M.A. '09, Anthropology

Kristina Rehm, Ph.D. '07, Neuroscience