CareerFocus, Engineers Canada’s career assessment tool, is designed to determine your aptitude for the engineering field. Powered by Pathfinder, this powerful tool looks at your distinct behavioral traits to see if a career in engineering is right for you. The system was given the highest accuracy rating of Category 1 by the American Psychological Association!
By answering a series of scientifically-designed multiple choice questions, you’ll learn what you really like to do and how you actually do it. This information will put you in a better position to select academic courses, to make career decisions, apply to universities, and enter the workforce.
Our detailed 11-page report (available with the assessment) focuses on your strengths and reveals areas for improvement. Our unique scoring system determines your aptitude in the top 10 engineering competencies, and from there, your specific engineering talents. The first phase of the process identifies 5 engineering categories:
- Information Technology Systems
- Chemical Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
Based on your strengths and preferences, we can show which specialties you are suited for and list possible professions in those fields.
Once you complete your assessment you have the option of a one-on-one career consultation with a qualified Pathfinder for Success counsellor!
Meeting with a career advisor provides a unique opportunity for aspiring engineers to receive critical insight into the profession, setting a strong foundation for their future success in the industry.