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ACT Interest Inventory and World of Work Map


See the connections between the work world and the common, everyday things students like to do.


Everyone has likes and dislikes. But without a broad set of occupational experiences, which few of us have, how can we use our preferences to make informed career decisions? How do our preferences relate to the world of work? For more than 70 years, vocational interest inventories have been recognized as valuable tools for addressing these questions. Although reasons for completing an interest inventory vary, most people want to identify occupational fields or occupations that are in line with their preferences.

Content Guide

  • The ACT Interest Inventory
  • The World-of-Work Map
  • Summary
  • References

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ACT Interest Inventory

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