Frequently Asked Questions
The Interest Profiler is based on the O*NET Interest Profiler and can help you determine your interests and how they relate to various careers.
The Interest Profiler breakdowns your interests into six (6) categories: (1) Realistic; (2) Artistic; (3) Investigative; (4) Conventional; (5) Social; and (6) Enterprising. Your answers to the questions are turned into a score for each category. Using the scores the Interest Profiler converts your interests into possible career choices.
There are five (5) Job Zones that group careers based on the level of experience, education, and training typically required.
Different careers need different amounts of preparation. The Interest Profiler will help you identify and explore careers that might be right for you.
The purpose of the Interest Profiler is to make you think about what interests you. Based on your interests, the Interest Profiler is able to match potential career choices that you may enjoy. You can explore various careers based on the level of skills and education and search for job openings in your area.
When you click for a specific career, you can click the link "Find Jobs in Your Area" under the Job Outlook section. Our system will automatically search our database for job openings in your area based on that career.