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Marquette University
Career Services Center

Holthusen Hall, First Floor
1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7423
Fax: (414) 288-5302
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What To Expect

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Career Services offers you an online, self-guided, interactive program designed to help you select the right college major and plan your career based on your personal interests, values, skills, personality, and aspirations.

Returning FOCUS-2 users may log in here.

First-time users: Some information to help you get started

  1. Go to www.focuscareer2.com/portal/login.cfm?SID=1002
  2. The student self-registration Access Code is: mucsc
  3. Choose your own username and password for future use.
  4. Be sure to remember your personal username and password.

Returning Users

  1. Go to www.focuscareer2.com/portal/login.cfm?SID=1002
  2. Click the link “Returning Focus 2 users may login here”
  3. Enter your username and password
  4. If you forget your username and/or password, click the link located below the login box. Your username and password will be sent to you within 48 hours.

Where to begin:

  1. We suggest you begin by working on the sections detailed below.
  2. You do not have to complete every section.
  3. Select the ones that best meet your needs (if you are not sure, speak with an MUCSC staff member).
  4. You can exit and return to the program at any time.
  5. Each section takes 10 to 15 minutes; the whole program takes about two hours to complete.
  6. When finished, print your completed reports and/or portfolio and make an appointment with a career counselor to further explore your results.

Why use FOCUS 2?

Career Readiness - Start with Your Career Planning Status in the Career Readiness section. If your scores are in the medium/low range, we recommend you complete the three sub-sections in the Self Assessment section.

Assistance with Major Selection – FOCUS-2 can help you select majors and begin connecting major to career goals. The Career Readiness and Self-Assessment sections are a great place to start to begin reflecting on your interests, skills, and values. These sections will take about 45 minutes to complete, but if you have limited  time, don’t worry, you can exit the system and complete sub-sections at any time in any order.

Career Exploration and Research – To help begin narrowing your results, continue on to Explore the Possibilities and work through the What can I do with a major in…? sub-section. Explore the Possibilities also provides sub-sections with information about careers, including educational background and salary information and the functionality to complete a side-by-side comparison of careers.

Career Planning – When you have determined your major and narrowed your focus to a few career fields, it is time to begin planning to achieve your goals. Use the Create a Plan to Achieve Your Objectives section to build your action plan and keep you on track. If you would like, you can consolidate all of your reports into a portfolio in the Career Portfolio section.



Power Point Orientation

Introduces students to the FOCUS 2 system and the career planning process.



If you have any questions about FOCUS-2, please all 414-288-7423. We look forward to discussing your results with you!


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