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Each of the assessments listed below can help you find careers that match your interests or skills. Are you looking for a short assessment to help you get started for the first time? Try the MnCareers Interest Assessment. Do you have time to take a longer, more in-depth assessment? The Interest Assessment shows you your interest profile and connects that profile to specific career and major profiles.

Look at the tables below to learn more about each tool. You can also view sample assessments and results.

Interest Assessments
Name Description Type
CAREERwise Interest Assessment

Consider these alternate versions of the interest assessment:
Indicate your interest level in a variety of activities. View your Interest Profile and explore a list of related careers and majors. Online
Career Cluster Interest Survey Select the activities you enjoy, your personal qualities, and school subjects you like to see which career clusters are a match for your interests.

View Sample Survey & Results (303KB, .pdf)
MnCareers Interest Assessment Select activities you like to create your Interest Profile. Learn what types of careers people with similar profiles often enjoy.

View Sample Survey & Results (465KB, .pdf)
Pen and Paper or Interactive PDF

Online, mobile friendly version available

Skill Assessments
Name Description Type
CareerOneStop Skills Matcher Rate your skills from Beginner to Expert in 40 categories. You'll be able to see occupation titles that match your skills as well as wages, education requirements and employment outlook for each title.  Online
My Skills My Future Enter your current or past job. You will be shown a list of careers that use similar skills. Allows you to Compare Skills that are commonly used in both your current job and your selected occupation. Find job listings, businesses, and training in your area.

View Sample Question & Results (356KB, .pdf)

Work Values Assessments
Name Description Type
CareerOneStop Work Values Matcher Online, interactive card sort activity that helps you identify and understand your work values and match them to careers. Online
O*NET Work Importance Locator Pen & paper card sort activity identifies which occupations may be satisfying based on work values such as achievement, independence, etc. Pen & Paper