Planning tools

Career planning tools help students identifiy their own strengths and weaknesses, character traits, biases and preferences, and more. By conducting an honest self-evaluation, you begin to gain awareness of your innermost drives, desires and belief systems so you can understand where you may best succeed in the work world. 

We invite you to contact a Career Services' Career Planning Counselor to explore using our career planning tools.

Additional planning resources:

  • Four Year Career Readiness Plan - Looking for steps to take to become career ready by graduation? Career Services has created a four year career readiness check list to help students prepared for their transistion into their career.  

  • Academic Advising Resources – WSU (Wayne State University) Advising Quick Links to help with academic planning.
  • ACT World of Work Map – System for organizing and summarizing basic similarities and differences between occupations.
  • America's Career InfoNet – DOL Career OneStop resource for career and job search.
  • Career Values Card Sort – Free online self-assessment resource.
  • CashCourse – WSU-sponsored site that provides resources for developing financial literacy.
  • FinAid – Financial Aid information, links and resources.
  • Job Hunter's Bible – Large directory of employment and career information resources from the best-selling author of What Color Is Your Parachute? which has sold 10 million copies world-wide.
  • National Career ClustersTM & Pathways – U.S. occupational categories and career preparation information.
  • NCDA Internet Sites for Career Planning – Annotated directory of career development resources.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – BLS resource for career information regarding general occupations.
  • O*NET – DOL detailed database of occupational titles, requirements, and worker attributes.