Explore Your Interests

There are a lot of factors to consider when exploring your career. The Career Development Center (CDC) is here to help you think through your options.

Ways to Explore Career Options

Uncover Your Skills and Strengths

Knowing your own preferences can help you understand your strengths, and the type of work environment and activities you might enjoy. Assessments can help develop a vocabulary for your skills and interests, which helps guide you in career-related decisions.

  • Strong Interest Inventory
  • Skills and Values Checklist
  • The most widely used personality inventory in the world, the MBTI will provide you with insight about yourself in four areas:

    • How you energize and re-energize.
    • How you perceive and acquire information.
    • How you make decisions.
    • How you prefer to engage the world around you.

    The career report of the MBTI provides occupational lists, showing the occupations most selected and least selected by your personality type.


Helping You Plan for Your Future

From self-discovery of your skills and interests, all the way to acclimation to the world of work, we will help you each step of the way. Individual appointments (in person and Skype) are available for you to talk through career-related concerns, get feedback, and develop strategies to move forward. Some of the topics we cover include:

Current NYUAD Student?

More information and support are available on the student portal to help you achieve your career goals. Alternatively, get in touch with us at nyuad.career@nyu.edu.