Career Center > Career Advising > Exploring Careers & Interests
The Career Exploration Community helps students and alumni learn about themselves and explore career paths. Whether you are unsure of what is possible, weighing a few different options or fall somewhere in between, the Career Exploration Community is here to support and guide you. Using the lenses of interests, values, and skills we help you navigate your personal career path and work towards a successful and gratifying career.
Schedule an appointment online in Handshake or call (773) 325-7431. Our advisors offer Loop, Lincoln Park, virtual and phone appointments.
Walk-in five days a week at Lincoln Park Office SAC 192
Monday: 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 12:00pm Wednesday: 3:00pm - 7:00pm Thursday: 9:00am - 10:00am Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Shaping a fulfilling future is all about knowing yourself, your passions, interests and skills—then working to find a career that aligns with them. Our career advisors are here to support you at every step; just make an appointment in Handshake or stop by our drop-in hours . If you’d like to do some exploration on your own, here are some questions and resources to consider:
At DePaul, we want you to not only strive for academic and career success, but also live a life grounded in meaning and purpose. Check out resources and events to assist you in recognizing your goals, skills and talents.
Explore how your values, interests and preferences connect with career paths and how skills developed in courses and campus activities transfer to the workplace. These 2-credit exploratory courses include hybrid and online options.
Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) is a network of over 1,200 DePaul alumni and friends who volunteer to share their stories and perspectives on work values, cultures and more.
CareerExplorer is an online self-assessment and career research tool made available to DePaul students and alumni by the Career Center. This unique resource allows users to explore how their values, interests, personality, and skills fit with over 700 potential career paths.
O*NET Online to research occupations and discover the knowledge, skills and abilities needed in a variety of positions. You can also check out the DePaul Library's
career information collection.