Career Assessments

NewFocus

FOCUS is an online, self-guided system designed to help students and alumni make decisions about their future career goals and education plans. FOCUS will guide you through an interactive process enabling you to:

  • Learn the majors offered at UAB and matching occupations
  • Determine which careers best suit you
  • Decide on a major
  • Develop a career and education plan

FOCUS DIRECTIONS FOR FYE STUDENTS
FOCUS WORKSHEET
FOCUS LOGIN
ACCESS CODE: Blazers (case sensitive)
To discuss your results, call 205-934-4324 and schedule an appointment with a career consultant.
Click HERE to find out more about next steps and resources for first-year students


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TypeFocus assesses your personality type and incorporates it into personalized reports that offer insight into the following 3 topics:

  1. What career choices fit with my personality?
  2. How can I get along with people better?
  3. What are my learning style strengths?

 
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