O*NET Interest Profiler (Full Set)
This questionnaire is based on the O*net Career Exploration Tools of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

Below is a list of different job tasks that you will rate according to whether you "Like", are "Unsure", or "Dislike" them.  Using this list, you are rating whether or not you might like to perform that task, perhaps as part of your job duties.  Please rate each item.

This form contains the full set of 180 skills/tasks.  If you would like to complete a condensed version (of 60 items) please use these resources:
Occupational Career Profiler (1st Set of 60 items)
Occupational Career Profiler (2nd Set of 60 items)
Occupational Career Profiler (3rd Set of 60 items)

Ratings on these items should help you to identify a potential career direction, or a change in focus.


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For each type of job task, please select if you "Like it", are "Unsure", or "Dislike it"

    Like  Not Sure Dislike  
Build kitchen cabinets    
Guard money in an armored car    
Study space travel    
Make a map of the bottom of an ocean    
Conduct a symphony orchestra    
Write stories or articles for magazines    
Teach an individual an exercise routine    
Perform nursing duties in a hospital    
Buy and sell stocks and bonds    
Manage a retail store    
Develop a spreadsheet using computer software    
Proofread records or forms    
Operate a dairy farm    
Lay brick or tile    
Study the history of past civilizations    
Study animal behavior    
Direct a play  
Create dance routines for a show  
Give CPR to someone who has stopped breathing  
Help people with personal or emotional problems  
Sell telephone and other communication equipment  
Operate a beauty salon or barber shop  
Use a computer program to generate customer bills  
Schedule conferences for an organization  
Monitor a machine on an assembly line  
Repair household appliances  
Develop a new medicine  
Plan a research study  
Write books or plays  
Play a musical instrument  
Teach children how to read  
Work with mentally disabled children  
Sell merchandise over the telephone  
Run a stand that sells newspapers and magazines  
Keep accounts payable/receivable for an office  
Load computer software into a large computer network  
Drive a taxi cab  
Install flooring in houses  
Study ways to reduce water pollution  
Develop a new medical treatment or procedure  
Perform comedy routines in front of an audience  
Perform as an extra in movies, plays, or television shows  
Teach an elementary school class  
Give career guidance to people  
Give a presentation about a product you are selling  
Buy and sell land  
Transfer funds between banks using a computer  
Organize and schedule office meetings  
Raise fish in a fish hatchery  
Build a brick walkway  
Determine the infection rate of a new disease  
Study rocks and minerals  
Write reviews of books or plays  
Compose or arrange music  
Supervise the activities of children at a camp  
Help people with family-related problems  
Sell compact disks and tapes at music store  
Run a toy store  
Use a word processor to edit and format documents  
Operate a calculator  
Assemble electronic parts  
Drive a truck to deliver packages to offices and homes  
Diagnose and treat sick animals  
Study the personalities of world leaders  
Act in a movie  
Dance in a Broadway show  
Perform rehabilitation therapy  
Do volunteer work at a non-profit organization  
Manage the operations of a hotel  
Sell houses  
Direct or transfer phone calls for a large organization  
Perform office filing tasks  
Paint houses  
Enforce fish and game laws  
Conduct chemical experiments  
Conduct biological research  
Draw pictures  
Sing professionally  
Help elderly people with their daily activities  
Teach children how to play sports  
Sell candy and popcorn at sports events  
Manage a supermarket  
Compute and record statistical and other numerical data  
Generate the monthly payroll checks for an office  
Operate a grinding machine in a factory  
Work on an offshore oil-drilling rig  
Study the population growth of a city  
Study whales and other types of marine life  
Perform stunts for a movie or television show  
Create special effects for movies  
Help disabled people improve their daily living skills  
Teach sign language to people with hearing disabilities  
Manage a department within a large company  
Sell a soft drink product line to stores and restaurants  
Take notes during a meeting  
Keep shipping and receiving records  
Perform lawn care services  
Assemble products in a factory  
Investigate crimes  
Study the movement of planets  
Conduct a musical choir  
Act in a play  
Help people who have problems with drugs or alcohol  
Help conduct a group therapy session  
Sell refreshments at a movie theater  
Sell hair-care products to stores and salons  
Calculate the wages of employees  
Assist senior level accountants in performing bookkeeping tasks  
Catch fish as a member of a fishing crew  
Refinish furniture  
Examine blood samples using a microscope  
Investigate the cause of a fire  
Paint sets for plays  
Audition singers and musicians for a musical show  
Help families care for ill relatives  
Provide massage therapy to people  
Start your own business  
Negotiate business contracts  
Type labels for envelopes and packages  
Inventory supplies using a hand-held computer  
Fix a broken faucet  
Do cleaning or maintenance work  
Study the structure of the human body  
Develop psychological profiles of criminals  
Design sets for plays  
Announce a radio show  
Plan exercises for disabled patients  
Counsel people who have a life-threatening illness  
Represent a client in a lawsuit  
Negotiate contracts for professional athletes  
Develop an office filing system  
Keep records of financial transactions for an organization  
Maintain the grounds of a park  
Operate a machine on a production line  
Develop a way to better predict the weather  
Work in a biology lab  
Write scripts for movies or television shows  
Write a song  
Teach disabled people work and living skills  
Organize activities at a recreational facility  
Be responsible for the operation of a company  
Market a new line of clothing  
Record information from customers applying for charge accounts  
Photocopy letters and reports  
Spray trees to prevent the spread of harmful insects  
Test the quality of parts before shipment  
Invent a replacement for sugar  
Study genetics  
Perform jazz or tap dance  
Direct a movie  
Take care of children at a day-care center  
Organize field trips for disabled people  
Sell newspaper advertisements  
Sell merchandise at a department store  
Record rent payments  
Enter information into a database  
Operate a motorboat to carry passengers  
Repair and install locks  
Study the governments of different countries  
Do research on plants or animals  
Sing in a band  
Design artwork for magazines  
Assist doctors in treating patients  
Work with juveniles on probation  
Sell automobiles  
Manage a clothing store  
Keep inventory records  
Maintain employee records  
Set up and operate machines to make products  
Put out forest fires  
Do laboratory tests to identify diseases  
Study weather conditions  
Edit movies  
Pose for a photographer  
Provide physical therapy to people recovering from an injury  
Teach a high-school class  
Sell restaurant franchises to individuals  
Sell computer equipment in a store  
Stamp, sort, and distribute mail for an organization  
Handle customersí bank transactions  

    Script developed by: Dr. Ralph Jagodka

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