Step 1: Know yourself

The first step in your career planning is to go deeper into yourself and clarify what your values, motives, competences and interests are.



Analyze what knowledge you already possess, or need, and discover in which direction you want to steer your career.

First of all, reflect upon your current situation, i.e. where you stand now. What does your situation look and feel like? Which competences do you already have? To make the process easier, you can use the following two exercises. Please note that you need to login to the webpage first to see the exercises:

Skills and Qualities:


When you feel you are on board with where you stand now, you can continue to identify the challenges ahead. What is it that you would like to accomplish in your career, and what is important for you personally? The following exercises will help you out:




Attend and strengthen your self-knowledge 

To learn to know yourself even better, you can attend the following services Career Services offers (note, you may need to scroll down to find the right information):