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Career Services offers interest assessments to aid in major or career selection.

Strong Interest Inventory (SII)

This computerized inventory can assist you in making educational and occupational choices by relating your interests to a wide variety of career fields and to the interests of satisfied workers within those fields. The Strong can identify careers which most parallel your interests as well as careers which are contrary to your interests. This assessment can be completed in approximately 15-30 minutes and requires a follow-up appointment with Career Services. Fees may apply*see below for more details.

Taking The Strong Interest Inventory (SII) 

  1. Go to: https://Elevate.cpp.com/Respondent/ReturningUser?tokenId=048babe8-d884-42c8-b8e2-da6de294995
  2. Fill out your registration information
  3. Complete the assessment
  4. After you have taken the Strong Interest Inventory, you will need to contact Career Services at 970.248.1404, email us at career@coloradomesa.edu, or schedule an appointment on Handshake to have your results interpreted and receive a copy of your assessment.


*Assessment Charges

  • CMU Students: First assessment (SII or MBTI) is free as a part of CMU student fees. If you retake an assessment or take a different assessment, there is a fee of $25 to obtain your results.
  • Community Members: $45 per assessment
  • Alumni: $25 per assessment
  • Assessment fees must be paid at the Office of Student Accounts in Lowell Heiny Hall (lower level) in advance of your assessment interpretation. You must present your payment receipt to Career Services at the time of your appointment

Mesa County Workforce Center Assessments

Career Assessments: Career Coach

Find out how your interests relate to a career! This online tool provided by the Mesa County Workforce Center is entirely self-directed and is always FREE. Complete an interest survey to learn about your career interests. Research careers by key words or industry.

Using the Mesa County Workforce Center Career Coach Assessments

  1. Go to: https://mcwfc.us/
  2. Hover over Job Seekers and scroll down to select "Career Coach"
  3. Once on the Career Coach website, select "Take Career Assessment"
  4. You will be redirected to a page that gives you the option to take the 6 or 60 question career assessment
  5. Select the career assessment you would like to take
  6. Take career assessment and click the "Download My Results" button on the right side of the screen when finished

Professional Services @ the Mesa County Workforce Center

Whether you are trying to decide what career is right for you or you want to accurately identify your strengths and skills to make you more competitive in the current job market, the Mesa County Workforce Center offers an array of assessments to help you! All assessments are offered at no charge to registered job seekers. Being a registered job seeker means that you have created a Connecting Colorado job seeker account. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Professional Services at 970-257-2215

For more information about the different types of assessments at the Mesa County Workforce Center please visit their Professional Service website.


National Career Readiness by ACT®

The ACT National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT WorkKeys NCRC®) is an assessment-based credential issued at four levels; Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. The NCRC measures and certifies the essential work skills needed for success in jobs across industries and occupations. You can take the NCRC assessments for FREE at the Mesa County Workforce Center and use the certificate to highlight your skills and competencies to employers.