Career and Professional Developmentfocus2


Focus2 is an on-line career system that utilizes assessments to provide information to help you learn more about yourself and identify occupations and majors that may be a good fit for you.

How to Setup Your FOCUS2 Account and Log In: 

You will need the access code to register. 
Access code: Knights

New Users

Step 1: Create your account by clicking the NU Focus2 Portal.
Step 2: Please remember, you will need the access code to register. The access code is: Knights
Step 3: Complete your registration by creating an account using your Neumann e-mail.
Step 4: After creating an account, you will see the home page.

Returning Users

Step 1: Log in.
Step 2: Enter your username and password.
Step 3: After you log in FOCUS2, you will be led to your Dashboard.
Step 4: If you forget your username and/or password, go to the FOCUS2 “forgot password” page to have this information automatically sent to your email.

Using FOCUS2

FOCUS2 is designed to walk you through the beginning steps of your career planning process. You can review any parts of the system at any stage in your process.

Career Planning Foundations: Developing Your Personalized Career and Education Plans
This section offers an assessment of your career planning involvement, academic strengths, and career readiness.

Self- Assessment

Used to help you learn more about how your personality, skills, values and what you enjoy doing in your free time which can lead to your career path. The following are under the Self-Assessment:

  • Work Interest: will identify occupations and tasks you most enjoy 
  • Personality: matches your personality type to compatible occupations 
  • Skills: identify occupations that match your profile 
  • Values: identify occupations that are compatible with your work values 
  • Leisure Interest: identify occupations that provide opportunities and activities compatible with your leisure preference 
  • Combine: the results from the assessments and give a table of the top careers that best suit student’s answers 

Explore the Possibilities

Used to help students browse different career and occupations. The following are under “Explore the Possibilities”:

1. What can I do with a major offered at Neumann University? 

2. Explore any Area of Study 

3. Explore any Occupation 

4. Explore Occupation by Job Family 

5. Compare two Occupations Side by Side 

Take Action

Assists you by organizing your educational and professional development activities in preparation for resume creation, graduate school applications, and/or job search activities.

Education and Planning Results

Keeps track and produce a summary of your saved career preferences and assessment results. The following is under My Career and Education Planning Results: 

  • My Saved Occupations 
  • My Saved Majors 
  • Review and Print My Portfolio
  • Understanding My FOCUS2 Results


Once you complete FOCUS2 assessment, it is highly recommended that you  schedule an appointment to discuss your results with someone from the Center for Career and Professional Development.