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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.

Match Your Interests to Occupations
Name Description Type Number of Questions Time to Take
CAREERwise Interest Assessment Indicate your interest level in a variety of activities. View your Interest Profile and explore a list of related careers and majors.

View Sample Assessment & Results
(287KB, .pdf)
Online 60 10 - 15 minutes
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)
Online 152 10 - 15 minutes
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 from GPS LifePlan
42 5 - 10 minutes

Match Your Skills to Occupations / Jobs
Name Description Type Number of Questions Time to Take
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 40 10 - 15 minutes
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)
Online 1 5 - 10 minutes

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