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Know Yourself: Interests

1. Matchmaker

  • Complete online: Log in to Career Cruising (see Quicklinks) and select Assessments. Register for an account or log in to My Plan.
  • Matchmaker (non-standardized): Identifies your interests and related occupations.
  • No fee to complete and receive your results for critical review: Do I agree with them? Disagree? Not sure?

2. Jackson Vocational Interest Survey (JVIS)jvis-logo

  • Complete online: visit JVIS (online fee)
  • JVIS (standardized): Assesses your interests and identifies related programs, fields and occupations.
  • After completing, critically review your results: Do I agree with them? Disagree? Not sure?  

3. Strong Interest Inventory®

Strong Information Brochure pdf (114 KB)

Profile Report 

  • The main results of the Strong (standardized) are presented in a Profile Report.
  • The 10-page Profile provides a detailed assessment of your interests and personal styles (e.g., learning, leadership, risk-taking), along with information on related work settings, career fields and occupations.
  • To complete the Strong, select additional assessments that you would like combined with the main Profile Report. (details below)

a) Strong Profile with College & Interpretive Reports

  • Complete online: Strong (click here)
  • Combined with your Strong Profile are 2 reports on:
    • related academic majors, educational choices and extracurricular activities (College); and
    • related skills, values, extracurricular activities, and career fields and motivators (Interpretive).
  • No charge to complete. A fee (cost recovery) applies only if you request a report of your results:
    • $25.00 for current U of R Students
    • $35.00 for Alumni, Staff, and Former and Unregistered Students

b) Strong Profile with College & Skills Confidence Reports

  • Complete online: Strong (click here)
  • Combined with your Strong Profile are 2 reports on:
    • related academic majors, educational choices and extracurricular activities (College); and
    • related skills with your level of confidence in performing them (Skills Confidence).
  • No charge to complete. A fee (cost recovery) applies only if you request a report of your results: 
    • $20.00 for current U of R Students
    • $30.00 for Alumni, Staff, and Former and Unregistered Students

c) Strong Profile with College, Interpretive & Skills Confidence Reports

  • Complete online: Strong (click here)
  • Combined with your Strong Profile are 3 reports on:
    • related academic majors, educational choices and extracurricular activities (College);
    • related skills, values, extracurricular activities, and career fields and motivators (Interpretive); and 
    • related skills and your level of confidence in performing them (Skills Confidence).
  • No charge to complete. A fee (cost recovery) applies only if you request a report of your results:
    • $35.00 for current U of R Students
    • $45.00 for Alumni, Staff, and Former and Unregistered Students

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