Self Assessment

DardenSideWe believe that the best results in pursuing careers come from using the "fit" model, which entails knowing who you are and the key drivers and priorities in your life. Armed with this information, you can evaluate careers and specific job opportunities to find the best fit with your interests, passions, values and skills. Here are several options for you to consider: 

Darden's Career Transitions Workshop: This three-day workshop is designed and taught by Darden Professor Jim Clawson along with ACS Director Connie Dato English and is offered at Darden once each year. 

A Weekend Guide to Self Assessment and Career Development is a paper-based, shorter version of this process. Please note that this document may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form without the permission of the Darden School Foundation.

CareerLeader  An HBS-connected firm which offers a web-based assessment vehicle that focuses upon personal interest, personal values, key strengths and skills and entrepreneurial instincts. Using the data generated, it matches your answers to about 30 professional careers that MBAs tend to choose. It then suggests matches and non-matches for career choices. It works best for early-stage career choices. This product costs approximately $30.  Contact us to obtain the private registration key to receive this discount, available only to Darden alumni.

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