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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 TypeNumber of Questions Time to Take
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)
Online60 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 15210 - 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 version available from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education
42 5 - 10 minutes

Match Your Skills to Occupations / Jobs
Name Description TypeNumber of Questions Time to Take
CareerOneStop Skills Profiler
To assess your skills select the option Start with your skills. Select skills you are comfortable using from each section. You will be asked to rate these skills from low to high. A list of Job Types (Occupations) that match your skills will be shown.

View Sample Survey & Results (291KB, .pdf)
Online 42 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