Quick and effective strengths-based interest inventory for your student–now in printed forms!
Ages: 5th grade through adult
Reading Level: 3.0
Testing Time: 15-30 minutes
Administration: Individual or group
Used by thousands of students, the Career Interests, Preferences, and Strengths Inventory (CIPSI) is now available in printed forms!
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Key features of the CIPSI:
This excellent career exploration tool for students from 5th grade through high school, and later, identifies personal interests, strengths, general preferences, and favored careers. Through the CIPSI analysis, the student's choices are aligned with the U.S. Department of Education 16 Career Clusters.
Career clusters are groups of occupations and broad industries that share certain features. The 16 Career Clusters are:
Basing career awareness, career exploration, and career planning on the 16 Career Clusters allows students to identify a broad grouping of careers that matches their interests, preferences, and strengths and offers a wide array of educational requirements. Programs of study are increasingly being aligned with the 16 Career Clusters to guide students' high school and college career exploration and planning experiences.
Four Surveys, One Integrated Experience
Help your students examine each of these facets–preferences, interests, strengths, and careers–separately, then in combination, and begin to explore the careers within the clusters aligned with their interests and strengths.
Real-Time, Relevant Occupational Information
After completing each survey, students are shown vivid, on-screen results linking their choices to career descriptions and occupational information for further exploration. Each of the occupations of interest link directly to the O*NET Database. Easy-to-access, thorough information is instantly available to students.
Each completed survey generates personalized, in-depth, printable reports for the individual student. Students also receive a full-color personalized, interactive Interpretive Report.
Group reports are available also. Fifteen ready-to-use, reproducible career exploration and planning lessons are available in the Online Resources.
Student reports include:
Administrator reports include:
CIPSI User Manual
The CIPSI User Manual helps teachers and counselors guide individuals and groups through the process of exploring, investigating, and planning for careers.