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O*NET® Interest Profiler™

The O*NET Interest Profiler (IP) is a family of self-assessment career exploration tools that can help clients discover the type of work activities and occupations that they would like and find exciting. Clients identify and learn about broad interest areas most relevant to themselves. They can use their interest results to explore the world of work.

The O*NET Computerized Interest Profiler (CIP) is a vocational interest assessment instrument administered by computer. Users receive an accurate, reliable profile of their vocational interests that:

  1. provides valuable self-knowledge about their vocational interests,
  2. fosters career awareness, and
  3. provides a window to the entire world of work via the 800+ occupations within O*NET OnLine.

The files for the Computerized Interest Profiler software and CIP User's Guide are provided below to enable users to download and use the O*NET Computerized Interest Profiler software. For questions regarding installation, refer to the installation instructions contained in the O*NET Computerized Interest Profiler User's Guide. (As a convenience, the Work Importance Profiler (WIP) software and demonstration versions for a quick view are also included as a part of this download.)

Note: the Computerized Interest Profiler requires a 4:3 screen resolution, such as 800x600 or 1024x768. Widescreen resolutions are not compatible with the software.

CIP — Software (ZIP - 7.3 MB)
CIP — User's Guide (PDF - 2.4 MB)

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