FOCUS is a web-based assessment tool we encourage you to utilize while helping you explore who you are and how your skills, interests, and abilities relate to career fields. FOCUS will guide you through a reliable career and education decision-making model which is designed to help you choose the right major and make informed decisions about your career. Students may self-register for the FOCUS program, please use the access code PETAL. After you complete FOCUS please call the office to set up an appointment to review your results with a Career Counselor, call Career Services at 717-872-3774.
Click here to self-register
Based on your meeting with a Career Counselor, you may be asked to also complete "Do What You Are." This is an assessment survey based on personality types and the relationship to majors and careers. A career counselor must give you access to register with this assessment.
Researching Majors and Careers
Here are some online resources that will help you see how a major relates to occupations and careers:
What Can I Do With This Major is a website that will help you explore and connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.
Inside Career Info
Created to help students and career-changers get a firsthand perspective on the jobs and careers that may be of interest to them. Learning from professionals with direct experience provides an additional dimension to researching occupations that is difficult to find elsewhere.
Occupational Outlook Handbook en Espanol
Published by the Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), this resource profiles hundreds of occupations, describes what they do, the work environment, and where to get additional information. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010-2020 decade.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor: Employment and Training Administration, this site helps you identify jobs that are similar to your identified skills and abilities.
Detailed descriptions of the world of occupations.
MU Academic Advising
The Office of Academic Advisement provides an integrated and effective academic advising program as well as resources and tools for students, faculty and staff.
MU Major Videos
The Major Views Videos will help you see some of the many academic options at Millersville University.