INTEREST MAPPER

Instructions

The Interest Mapper has 60 questions that relate to work activities that some people do in their respective jobs. Read each question carefully and answer how you most likely feel about doing each type of work by selecting the emoji that most accurately depicts your feeling.

Strongly Dislike

Dislike

Unsure

Like

Strongly Like

Read Carefully

If you have enough education or training to do the work; or how much money you would make doing the work. Just think about if you would like or dislike doing the work.

There are no right or wrong answers. Please take your time in answering the questions. You are learning about your interests so that you can explore work you might find interesting and rewarding! There is no need to rush!

Let’s Begin

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1

Build kitchen cabinets

2

Lay brick or tile

3

Develop a new medicine

4

Study ways to reduce water pollution

5

Write books or plays

6

Play a musical instrument

7

Teach an individual an exercise routine

8

Help people with personal or emotional problems

9

Buy and sell stocks and bonds

10

Manage a retail store

11

Develop a spreadsheet using computer software

12

Proofread records or forms

13

Repair household appliances

14

Raise fish in a fish hatchery

15

Conduct chemical experiments

16

Study the movement of planets

17

Compose or arrange music

18

Draw pictures

19

Give career guidance to people

20

Perform rehabilitation therapy

21

Operate a beauty salon or barber shop

22

Manage a department within a large company

23

Install software across computers on a large network

24

Operate a calculator

25

Assemble electronic parts

26

Drive a truck to deliver packages to offices and homes

27

Examine blood samples using a microscope

28

Investigate the cause of a fire

29

Create special effects for movies

30

Paint sets for plays

31

Do volunteer work at a non-profit organization

32

Teach children how to play sports

33

Start your own business

34

Negotiate business contracts

35

Keep shipping and receiving records

36

Calculate the wages of employees

37

Test the quality of parts before shipment

38

Repair and install locks

39

Develop a way to better predict the weather

40

Work in a biology lab

41

Write scripts for movies or television shows

42

Perform jazz or tap dance

43

Teach sign language to people who are deaf or hard of hearing

44

Help conduct a group therapy session

45

Represent a client in a lawsuit

46

Market a new line of clothing

47

Inventory supplies using a hand-held computer

48

Record rent payments

49

Set up and operate machines to make products

50

Put out forest fires

51

Invent a replacement for sugar

52

Do laboratory tests to identify diseases

53

Sing in a band

54

Edit movies

55

Take care of children at a day-care center

56

Teach a high-school class

57

Sell merchandise at a department store

58

Manage a clothing store

59

Keep inventory records

60

Stamp, sort, and distribute mail for an organization

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