Career exploration is the process of examining who you are and then determining how you want to express that self-knowledge in the professional world. Below are tools to help you begin the process of creating an effective career development plan.
The Davidson College Center for Career Development offers individual career advising and career assessments for all students. Working with a career adviser can help you:
Career Advisers can show you the wide range of career assessments we offer that help you determine your:
Career assessments are given at the discretion of the career advisers, and include the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory (SII). Contact the Career Development main office by email or call 704-894-2132 to make an appointment.
CareerBeam is a comprehensive, 24/7, user-friendly program that helps you determine what you want in your career and offers the steps to achieve it. It is a self-paced process that helps you clarify your career goals, develop a professional resume and cover letter, prepare for interviews, develop a network, and implement a strategic career search.
How to use CareerBeam:
A student can meet with a career adviser and ask a quick question during Walk-In Hours (Monday–Friday 1:30-3:30 p.m.), or schedule a one-on-one career advising appointment to discuss issues more in-depth. Students wishing to schedule an appointment should contact Career Development at 704-894-2132.