Reflect and Plan Your Career
Developing your career at Northwestern and beyond
You want to grow, and we want you to grow. But how can you take charge of your career growth and learning? What opportunities are available? What skills, knowledge, abilities and experiences will help you advance? Included here are resources for reflection and development planning for your use and for use in discussion with your manager.
- Work Values Test
Use this free assessment to explore what you care about most within your career.
- VIA Character Strengths
A variety of low-cost reports to identify and your key strengths and leverage for career progress, satisfaction and mindfulness. A free report is available when a new account is created.
Planning for development
The Individual Development Plan (IDP) process helps you create a roadmap for development. This process includes identifying unique strengths, clarifying professional development goals, and developing a plan of action for realizing your goals. Explore the resources provided to learn more about the Individual Development Plan process and get started on developing your own Individual Development Plan.
Individual Development Plan Guide
Individual Development Plan Sample
Individual Development Plan Template
Growing at Northwestern
Northwestern encourages career growth for our staff. Search current opportunities.