a goal without a plan is just a wish.

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William H. Costelloe III,  President  William H. Costelloe IV,  Vice President

William H. Costelloe III, President William H. Costelloe IV, Vice President

Costelloe career consulting staff

William H. Costelloe III, Ph.D., CPBA, CPVA, President of Costelloe & Associates Inc.

Dr. Costelloe received his doctoral degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Louisiana State University where he received a special commendation for academic excellence. Upon graduation, he founded Costelloe & Associates, Inc. For over thirty five years, Dr. Costelloe has consulted with students seeking career guidance.

He is also a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, the Southeastern Psychological Association, and the Louisiana Psychological Association where he is currently serving on the board of directors.                                             

William H. Costelloe IV, B.A. CPBA, CDFA Vice President of Costelloe & Associates Inc.

William graduated from Holy Cross High School in 2010 then went on to graduate from the University of Southern Mississipi where he received a bachelor’s degree in public relations and marketing.  

William is head of marketing and client relations at Costelloe & Associates Inc. He recently received certification as a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst and a Certified Driving Forces Analyst under guidance from Dr. Costelloe.


Dr. Costelloe (center) in an informative meeting with graduate students.

Dr. Costelloe (center) in an informative meeting with graduate students.


 make one of the biggest decisions of your life with confidence.

Our goal is to point you in the right career direction!

According to United States Department Of Labor, there are over 400 industries and well over 750 occupations to choose from throughout the nation.

On average, college students change their major at least three times over the course of their college career.
-National Center for Education Statistics

The average cost of tuition and fees for the 2015–2016 school year was $32,405 at private colleges, $9,410 for state residents at public colleges, and $23,893 for out-of-state residents attending public universities.
-College Board

Only 27 percent of college grads have a job related to their major.   
- Washington Post Brad Plumer


Find the right college major now!
Create a plan to graduate!
Start a career upon graduation!

our programs

4 step career consultation program

Step 1: Online Assessment

Dr. Costelloe and his staff administer several hand selected and validated online assessment instruments. The information gathered from these instruments enables Dr. Costelloe and his staff to clearly pinpoint the specific careers that correlate most highly with a student interest, personality, behavioral style, and internal motivational forces.  

STEP 3: feedback REPORT

A feedback report containing the results of the assessment instruments is provided to the student and parents for further review and as a permanent document. The typical length of this thorough report exceeds 50 pages of important data.

Step 2: Initial Feedback Meeting

Dr. Costelloe and his staff conduct a feedback meeting in which the results of the assessment  instruments are presented to the student and his or her parents. Dr. Costelloe is an expert in analyzing the results of these assessment instruments. He is also highly experienced in presenting them to students in a manner that is both meaningful and understandable.

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Step 4: Final Feedback Meeting

 A final feedback meeting is conducted with the client and parents after the student and parents have had time to study and thoroughly review the results of the report. Dr. Costelloe and his staff will work with the student and parents to develop a strategic game plan and create follow-up action steps for implementation by the student. 

2 Step Strong Interest
Inventory Program

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Step 1

The student will complete a state of the art online career interest survey, which provides both educational information from universities all over the country and information on over 500 careers.

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Step 2

William Costelloe will contact you to schedule a one hour meeting to go over the results. He will also explain how to explore personalized educational and career pathways using the Strong interest inventory program.

Additional consulting time with Dr.Costelloe: $250 (per hour) Additional consulting time with William Costelloe: $150

Additional consulting time with Dr.Costelloe: $250 (per hour) Additional consulting time with William Costelloe: $150



Here is what our clients
are saying


Dr. Costelloe was able to help me understand myself and my potential in much greater depth than I had before.
— Student W.B.
Dr. Costelloe helped me select a college major and career path to pursue. His staff also helped me lay out an effective strategy on how to achieve my academic and professional goals.
— Student A.C.
The services provided by Costelloe & Associates Inc. helped me better understand my strengths and weaknesses at an age when I was still deciding what direction to take my career in.
— student S.V.


We have had Dr. Costelloe do a thorough assessment on both of our sons to assist them in choosing a college major. These assessments have made the process much less intimidating. The tests help them see their personality, likes, and dislikes clearly.
— parent M.E.
As Stephen Covey says ‘You don’t want to spend your life climbing the wrong ladder (aka path) in life.’ Costelloe & Associates’ background is a perfect fit for this process.
— Parent R.B.
Shortly before our granddaughter began her junior year of high school in June, 2010, we utilized your services. Through extensive testing you were instrumental in directing the path that would offer her the best opportunity to achieve success. We are happy to say that with your guidance, Macey graduated from LSU in May, 2016, with a GPA of 3.3 in Business Management, and has obtained employment with a major company with opportunities for advancement in the future.
— grandparent O.J.L.
My daughter took advantage of Costelloe & Associates’ career counsulting services and made a significant decision which tailored her passion to serve with her personal talents and interests.
— parent D.L. Ph.D.




Prior to beginning the career consulting program, clients are responsible for a payment of $1,500 by check or credit card. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our services or would like to begin the career consulting process, please fill out the information below or call (504) 293-0022. 

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Our Office Location

3350 Ridgelake Drive# 200
Metairie, LA, 70002