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FOCUS 2 - Career Assessment

Focus 2

FOCUS 2 Career is an online, self-guided system that will help students identify potential majors and occupations that best suit their interests and skill setsIt will also help you identify the 8 career competencies that employers are seeking in interview candidates and new employees. You can take these assessment sections on your phone, tablet, or any device. Typically, the total time spent by students the first time they use the program is approximately 1.5 - 2 hours. Working through the program does not have to be done in one sitting. You can log back in at any time.  


Please make an appointment through Handshake with a Career Coach to review your results when you are finished! 


When logging in for the FIRST time, click on REGISTER under Don’t have an account   

         Create your own personal account now. 


2. Enter the ACCESS CODE on the self-registration pageSycamores (this is case sensitive) 


3. Use your email in your registration 


4. Choose a username and password you will remember (use your ISU username and password for consistency) 


5. On the drop-down menu “Graduation Date” please enter your ISU anticipated graduation date 


6. On the drop-down menu “Who Referred You to Focus 2” please select the most appropriate group you belong to. If you are not completing this for any class requirement, you can use “Career Center” or “Self-referred.”  

7Create 2 security questions and answers that you will remember. 


8Under Career Planning Foundations complete: 

  • My Career Planning Involvement 

  • Am I Career Ready?

Career Planning Foundations image 



9Under Self Assessment complete:  

  • Work Interest Assessment 

  • Personality Assessment 

  • Leisure Assessment 

  • Values Assessment 

  • Skills Assessment 

Self Assessment Picture




10. Once you have completed all Focus 2 sections, log in to Handshake and make a “Focus 2” appointment to review your results with a Career Coach in the Career Center.  


If you have questions or problems with the assessment tool, please contact the Career Center at or 812.237.5000.  



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Indiana State University Career Center
231 North 6th Walkway
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Phone:(812) 237-5000 
Fax:(812) 237-4392