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Interest Explorer

Interest Explorer
The Interest Explorer™

Test Type: Career Inventory Test
Purpose: The Interest Explorer is a career guidance and counseling instrument designed to help high school students make wise educational and career-planning decisions about their futures.
Grades: 9-11/ Levels 15-18 (All can test at the same time)
Time: Approximately 45 minutes
Scoring: Machine Only (sample machine score report).
Norms: 2002
Recommendations: Take it in high school
Administrator Requirements: B.A. or B.S. degree
Restrictions: Interest Explorer tests are not available for Iowa students (areas subject to change). Can only be purchased by homeschool or small private school (enrollment under 250 or else email us).

Must be ordered and tested in conjunction with the ITED Iowa Test (Gr 9-11)


What is The Interest Explorer?

The Interest Explorer is a career guidance and counseling instrument designed to help high school students make wise educational and career-planning decisions about their futures. Specifically, it provides information about students' interests in 14 career areas that are directly linked to the most recent publications of the Department of Labor, including the Guide for Occupational Exploration (GOE). Using the GOE's system of organization, the career areas defined by the Interest Explorer were formed on the basis of similarity of work activities and educational requirements.

What is Tested on The Interest Explorer?
The career areas assessed include:
  • Animals and Plants
  • Arts
  • Business Services
  • Computer Technology
  • Customer Services
  • Educational and Social Services
  • Engineering Technology
  • Legal Services
  • Management and Administration
  • Mechanical and Craft Technology
  • Medical Sciences
  • Physical and Life Sciences and Mathematics
  • Protective Services
  • Sales
Features:
  • The Interest Explorer consists of a number of activity-related statements. The statements are either career-related or related to a subject area or opportunity. The students read each statement and indicate the degree to which they would like to do the activity.
  • We offer Level 2. This level is designed to be used with students in high school and provides students with opportunities to do advanced career exploration.
  • Level 2 Survey Booklets contain the items of the Interest Explorer. Each booklet is reusable.
  • The machine-scorable answer sheets used for ITED testing contain a page for the responses to the Interest Explorer items.
  • The Directions for Administration for the ITED are designed to be used with Level 2 of the Survey Booklets.
For Group Testing or Additional Administration Books
One Directions for Administration book is automatically sent with your order. If you need additional directions books because of group testing, order them through the Administration Books Category.

Important Note: The Interest Explorer must be ordered with the Iowa A Test and machine scored.
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Price: $19.50
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