What is PRISM Career Mapping?

PRISM Career Mapping is a convenient, easy to use, online resource that provides instructive, insightful information that can empower you to take control of your career exploration journey in 4 easy steps.

Why is career exploration important?

In making career decisions, the work you choose to pursue will have a direct impact on the way you live your life. Good career planning and decision-making involves learning about careers, types of work, educational requirements, and job functions. These are critically important in understanding which careers meet your interests and goals.

What will I learn from PRISM Career Mapping?

PRISM Career Explorer enables you to learn about yourself and pierce it together with specific careers. You can then begin to evaluate which career options meet your needs and begin to create an action plan for what you need to do to achieve success.

What will I get from PRISM Career Mapping?

  • Unlimited exploration of the roles in the database
  • Access to the unique PRISM Career Explorer questionnaire
  • Unique Career Explorer report
  • Compare your behavioural and work aptitude preferences to the database of around 1000 careers
  • Compare your work aptitude preferences to around 500 college majors
  • Get a comprehensive personal profile of your strengths and potential areas for further development – useful when writing resumes, CVs etc.
  • Access the Career Explorer Learning Resource Library to help you market yourself effectively and professionally

What information is on the careers database?

The careers database contains detailed information on what each role involves, including tasks, work actrivities, knowledge, skills, abilities, work styles. The database can be searched by category, aptitude or behaviour and filtered by education level.

How long does it take to complete the questionnaire?

It takes about 30-40 minutes to complete.

How long does it take to receive the information once I've completed the questionnaire?

Once you have completed the questionnaire you will immediately receive a unique log in enabling you to access your report and the databases.

Does access to the careers database expire after a certain time?

No, your access to the database is always available and you can use it as many times as you want to explore different career options.

Can I save careers I'm interested in?

Yes, you can save all your career choices in “My Shortlist”.