Free career assessments are available for you to learn what college majors and careers fit you best.
Focus2Career is an online, self-guided, career assessment that will help you make decisions about future career goals and your educational plan. Watch this video to learn more.
Focus2Career helps you:
- Identify potential college majors and careers based on your interests, personality and values
- Explore suggested majors and navigate career options to make informed decisions
Upon completion of the assessments, meet with a career counselor to review your results
in more depth and solidify your goals.
Access Focus2Career by logging into MyChaffeyPortal and follow these steps:
- Click on Focus2Career icon on the LaunchPad
- Click on the instructions located in the upper right corner
- Focus2Career Student Guide (link to student guide here)
How to best use Focus2Career:
- There are a total of seven self assessments that require approximately 20 minutes to complete
- Once you complete each assessment, review your results
- Explore occupations and majors. Look for majors that match those at Chaffey College
- Save occupations and majors you are interested in. Unsaved information will not appear in your portfolio
- Schedule an online counseling appointment with a Career Counselor to discuss your results and begin planning your future
MBTI and Strong Interest Inventory Career Assessments
These assessments link your personality preferences and interests to career options in more depth than Focus2Career.
The MBTI or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator explores your preference for where you get energy, how you take in information, how you make decisions and how you approach life - it links these preferences to specific career titles that best match your personality type
The Strong Interest Inventory matches your interests to career and educational areas.
To take the MBTI/Strong, visit the Chaffey College Career Center and plan on at least 1 ½ hours to complete the assessments. Your results will be interpreted by a career counselor.
My Next Move is a quick assessment that asks you questions about your work interests. Results are linked to specific position titles that best align with your responses. Visit MyNextMove to complete the assessment.
After completing a career assessment, we recommend you meet with a career counselor to review your results and receive assistance with making decisions about your college major and career path. Schedule an online counseling appointment with a career counselor through Cranium.
Access Cranium Café through your Canvas account on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone. Browsers that can be used for this program are Google Chrome or Firefox.
Cranium Café Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Cranium Café?
A: It is a real-time Student Services software was built to simulate an in-office appointment specifically designed to extend the reach to all off campus students. The café is a user friendly meeting and collaboration platform that requires no download or installation. Students can “knock” on the door with questions that do not require a full-length appointment and the student will receive immediate assistance.
Q: Can I use Cranium Café anywhere?
A: Yes, you are able to access Cranium Café anywhere with internet access and a compatible device and browser. It is recommended that you use the café in a quiet and private environment. Please review the full technical requirements listed below for more information.
Q: Do I have to sign into Cranium Café through Canvas?
A: There are several access points for Cranium Café. You can also access directly through Cranium Café, but you will have to first create an account.
Q: I have a Mac. Can I still use Cranium Café?
A: Please use either a Chrome or Firefox internet browser for all video chat appointments on a Mac desktop or laptop. Unfortunately, Apple products such as iPhone and iPad are not compatible with Cranium Café and cannot be used for video chat appointments.
Q: Is Cranium Café FERPA and ADA Compliant?
A: Cranium Café is Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant. Users can also utilize a closed captioning feature when live streaming.
Q: What are the full technical requirements?
A: For desktop PC or Macs, you will need Chrome or Firefox browsers, have your web camera ready and activated and have a headset with a microphone. A cell phone headset will work. For Android and Windows devices
- Full Technical Requirements:
- Desktop PC and Mac meeting requirements:
- Use Chrome or Firefox
- Have your web camera ready and activated
- Have a headset with microphone ready — your cell phone headset will work great
- For Android and Windows-based devices, use Chrome as your browser