Define Your Purpose

Before your job search begins, use the tools below to learn more about what you want in a career, what your strengths are and how to use those strengths to discover the best path to take.

  • Price Waterhouse Coopers has a nice workbook for introspection and understanding yourself. It's helpful for better communicating your strengths in an interview and understanding what you want to do.
  • Cornell Engineering Center Career Services has several tools available for exploring your strengths including a workbook, Summer Webinar Career Sessions, and links to websites which will guide you in exploring different careers and  trends in employment trends.
  • The Summer Career Curriculum provides great tools for preparing all aspects of your job search, including a session on discovering your strengths.