Strong Interest Inventory®

Understanding Strong Interest Inventory®

Everyone has unique personal interests. When people are able to identify and pursue a career that is in line with their interests, they achieve greater satisfaction at work and success. Strong Interest Inventory® helps individuals discover who they are and explore career paths that are the best fit for them. The tool delivers powerful results that can guide students and adults to make satisfying decisions about their education and career. Whether someone is starting their career or considering a career transition, the Strong assessment provides robust suggestions.

What is Strong?

The Strong Interest Inventory instrument is a powerful tool that can help participants make satisfying decisions about career and education. Whether they are just starting out in a career, considering a change, or exploring education options for career preparation, participants can benefit from the wealth of information reflected in their results to identify a career focus and begin planning.

Who’s Strong for?

High school students, college students and graduates, and adults looking to explore career options consistent with their interests, choose appropriate education and training, or decide on a focus for the future will benefit from Strong.

What does Strong measure?

Based on extensive research into how people of similar interests are employed, and what motivates individuals in the workplace, Strong measures personal interests in six general areas: realistic, artistic, investigative, social, enterprising, and conventional. It then breaks these findings into 30 specific areas and highlights the most compatible occupations based on results.

What are the benefits of Strong?

Strong results can help guide participants toward rewarding careers, work activities, education programs, and leisure activities. Additional benefits include an increased understanding of aspects of their personality, their preferred learning environments, and their preferences for leadership, risk-taking, and teamwork.

The Importance Of Strong Interest Inventory

Planning The Next Step for High School Students

Jumpstart your child’s future and send them in the right direction with the Strong Interest Inventory High School Edition, an empirically based, scientifically-backed, and complete twelve-page career report.

Enriching Education for College Students

Help your students evaluate majors and identify career options with The Strong Profile, College Edition.

Transitioning Careers with Confidence

With the Strong Interest Inventory profile and report, you can make more informed decisions about your career for a more rewarding work life both now and in the future.

The Importance Of Strong Interest Inventory Defined

Planning Next Steps for High School Students

It is never too early to help your high school level child prepare for their future. With in-depth coaching, we’ll help guide your student to make the best possible decision for them at this pivotal time in their life.


We utilize the Strong Interest Inventory High School Edition report to help students begin career and educational exploration. We start with the foundation provided by the Strong Profile, then go a step further with additional feedback that helps them explore promising educational programs, volunteer and summer job possibilities, as well as various work environments.


Participant Takeaways:

  • A personalized in-depth report summarizing potential occupations and educational programs
  • An action plan based on personal work, learning, leadership, and risk-taking styles

Help High School Students Take the Next Step

Enriching Education for College Students

It can be difficult to know how to make the most of one’s college career and make the transition from college life to the world of work. Wherever your student is at in their college journey, we’ll help them create an experience that is both personally enriching and sets them up for success.


In our coaching sessions, we expand on the wealth of career interest data provided in the Strong Profile. Using the additional personalized report from the Strong Profile, College Edition, we’ll help students explore the path that is right for them and build a promising future.


Participant Takeaways:

  • Identified specific college courses and extracurricular activities right for their unique interests
  • Receive an overview of potentially satisfying careers based on personal preferences

Guide College Students Along the Right Path

Transitioning Careers with Confidence

Making a career transition is never an easy choice. It requires bravery to step into something new and determination to see that venture through. In our personalized coaching sessions for career seekers, we utilize the Strong assessment and profile to identify personal interests and apply them to different occupations so those looking to transition into a new field, opportunity, or role, can make better, more informed decisions and take the next step in their career with confidence.


Participant Takeaways:

  • Received personalized results on preferences around risk-taking, leadership, and teamwork
  • Identified a career focus
  • Achieved greater satisfaction in work

Make the Career Transition with Confidence