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Holland's Self Directed Search

The Self-Directed Search® (SDS®) is a career interest test that asks questions about your aspirations, activities, skills, and interests in different jobs. From the responses, the SDS produces your personal three-letter Summary Code, which you can use to find occupations and fields of study that match well with your personality.

Minnesota Importance Questionnaire

The Minnesota Importance Questionnaire (MIQ) is a measure of work needs and work values.

Kuder Occupational Interest Survey

The Kuder is a self-report vocational interest test. The Kuder focuses on measuring the person's broad areas of interest. The Kuder will yield the person's scores along ten vocational interest scales:Outdoor,Mechanical,Clerical,Computational,Scientific,Literary,Social Service,Persuasive,Artistic, andMusical.

Career Ability Placement Survey

CAPS is designed to measure abilities keyed to entry requirements for the majority of jobs in each of the fourteen occupational clusters. CAPS consists of eight, short, five-minute tests:Mechanical ReasoningSpatial RelationsVerbal ReasoningLanguage UsageWord KnowledgePerceptual Speed and AccuracyManual Speed and DexterityMathematical Ability.

Ohio Vocational Interest Survey

The OVIS II yields scores on scales for 23 occupational clusters based on the data/people/things dimensions of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. The OVIS II is well developed and documented and provides users with a total system for relating an interest inventory and its results to the world of work.

Career Orientation Placement &

Evaluation Survey

The Career Orientation Placement and Evaluation Survey (COPES) assesses personal values to assist in self-awareness related to career development. It measures value constructs that reflect major dimensions related to vocational motivation in the values domain.

Jackson Vocational Interest Survey

The JVIS is an education and career planning tool. It provides a detailed snapshot of your interests and how they relate to the world of study and work. It will focus your search for professional and academic satisfaction.


The Strong Interest Inventory is a self assessment instrument that career development professionals use to help high school and college students, as well as adults, discover their interests. The Strong Interest Inventory contains 291 items that ask users about their preferences in regard to occupations, subject areas, activities, leisure activities, people and characteristics.

COPS Interest Inventory

The COPS Interest Inventory consists of a series of items, providing job activity interest scores related to 14 different career clusters. Each cluster corresponds to both high school and college curriculum, as well as current sources of occupational information.

Vocational Interest & Experience & Skills As.

The VIESA is a simple, untimed assessment of vocational interests, skills, and experiences offering Canadian counsellors relevant career counselling information.

General Occupational Theme Scales

The 10 General Occupational Themes summarize your Basic Interest Scale results into fewer, but broader interest patterns. They reflect general orientations toward work, not interests in specific areas. Expressive, Logical, Inquiring, Practical, Assertive, Socialized, Helping, Conventional, Enterprising, Communicative.

Career Decision Making System - R

Self-assesses abilities, interests, and work values all in one instrument.

Career Beliefs Inventory

The Career Beliefs Inventory (CBI) is a counseling tool with the purpose of identifying beliefs as they relate to occupational choice and the pursuit of a career.

California Occupational Preference System

The Career Occupational Preference System Interest Inventory (COPS) consists of 168 items, providing job activity interest scores related to the 14 COP System Career Clusters. Each Cluster is keyed to high school and university curriculum, as well as current sources of occupational information.

Slaience Inventory-Super

The Salience Inventory, developed by the Work Importance Study, assesses the relative importance of five life roles: study, work, community service, home/family, and leisure. It is useful in incorporating gender role and multicultural issues into an understanding of career development across the life span.