Career Test

Are you looking for a first career? What about changing jobs or careers? Our online career test can help you figure out what to do with your life, whether you’re a student in school or an older adult looking for some kind of chat.

Instructions: This is a career screening test, that will offer you some general suggestions after it is scored about what career path might make the most sense to pursue. Please take the time to fill out the below form as accurately, honestly, and completely as possible. All of your responses are confidential and you will be provided with instant results.




I am a year old / /

Definitely AgreeSlightly AgreeSlightly DisagreeDefinitely Disagree
1I like to give speeches or talk to others.
2I like to figure out more about how humans or animals work & behave.
3I like trying to help people solve their problems.
4I enjoy trying to figure out how things work.
5I am an ambitious person, I like to set goals for myself.
6I like to organize things, such as my room, schoolwork, my office, files, etc.
7I like to build or repair things.
8I enjoy reading about art & music.
9I like to have clear instructions to follow.
10I enjoy science.
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11I like to take care of animals.
12I enjoy teaching or training others.
13I like to do experiments, or try to do something in a different way.
14I am good at working on my own, independently.
15I wouldn’t mind working 8 hours per day in an office.
16I like selling services or things.
17I enjoy creative writing.
18I am very interested in healing people.
19I look forward to taking on new responsibilities.
20I like to test things to make sure they’re working as designed & properly.
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21I like to teach or supervise children.
22I like putting things together or assembling things.
23I like to manage other people or an entire department.
24I like to play instruments or sing.
25I like to do filing or working on a computer.
26I like to analyze things, such as problems, situations, etc.
27I like acting or directing plays or movies.
28I enjoy learning about other cultures.
29I would like to start my own business or run my own company.
30I enjoy cooking.
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31I like statistics, accounting, or working with numbers.
32I am a practical and pragamatic person.
33I’m good at math.
34I like to get into discussions about serious societal issues or politics.
35I am good at keeping track of and records of my work.
36I like to lead.
37I enjoy working outdoors with my hands.
38I am a creative person.
39I like working with data, Powerpoint, or charts.
40I like helping people.
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41I like to draw or paint.
42I like to do puzzles, crosswords, or Sudoku.
43I like to work on or repair cars or other mechanical things.
44I like to play a musical instrument.
45I would like to work in an office.
46I enjoy working in teams or in a group of other people.
47I like to try to influence or persuade people.
48I am very detail-oriented.




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Psych Central Research Team

Psych Central quizzes are developed by Dr. John M. Grohol, Psy.D. in conjunction with other psychological researchers, based upon scientific studies and/or the official diagnostic criteria for a disorder. Dr. Grohol is a published researcher, author, and mental health expert, and he currently sits on the scientific board of Computers in Human Behavior. Learn more about how we develop our psychological tests.

APA Reference
Research Team, P. (2018). Career Test. Psych Central. Retrieved on April 23, 2019, from


Scientifically Reviewed
Last updated: 4 Dec 2018
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 4 Dec 2018
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