A roadmap for successful career exploration

August 2, 2018

Jennie Dorman and Bill Lindstaedt explore the value of the Career Exploration Roadmap, a multi-stage, question-based assessment tool for graduate students who are open to both academic and non-academic careers. The authors state that the tool is designed to help students orient themselves toward the potentially dizzying array of careers that might match their values and skill sets. “Although career exploration is time-consuming and iterative, it need not be disheartening,” they write. “The Career Exploration Road Map demonstrates that every step, including the branch points, is a step forward.” Inside Higher Ed