Hope Circles provides tools and training to students in participating schools who are committed to creating positive futures for themselves. Here you’ll find resources that align with the work the Hope Circles program offers.
The resources below were developed in collaboration with multiple universities. University websites are generally a reliable place to find information to support your journey to successfully achieving your dreams.
Identify & Utilize Your Strengths
Goal setting and utilizing your strengths are essential to achieving your dreams and a core focus of the Hope Circles program.
The VIA Character Strengths survey is a free psychological assessment tool developed by several prominent positive psychologists. It is designed to identify and rank your unique strengths. The goal of the survey is to encourage you to utilize and build upon your strengths, especially when facing challenges, in order to find greater well-being.
Career Exploration Resources
The University of California, Berkeley website provides a comprehensive array of information to help students learn about career paths, industries, and opportunities for gaining experience. Hundreds of informational interviews with a diverse group of professionals are also available on the site.
Use the links below to explore career opportunities for specific fields on the University of California, Berkeley website.
Career Fields for Interviews and Internships
Architecture, Planning & Environmental Design
Arts, Culture, and Entertainment
Education, Counseling, or Library/Informational Services
Sciences – Biological & Physical