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Interests

The Career Occupational Preference System Interest Inventory (COPS) measures an examinee’s level of interest in each of the 14 COPSystem VIA Career Clusters. This 20-minute survey is used to explore career interests based on likes and dislikes. The COPS Interest Inventory emphasizes a proactive approach to career exploration, featuring career and educational planning, along with a listing of suggested activities to gain relevant experience.

FACTS & FEATURES

  • Explore the importance of personal interests for occupational choices
  • Identify how interests relate to career choice
  • Compare likes and dislikes with important job characteristics to find compatibilities
  • Approximately 20-30 minutes complete
  • For grades 7 - 12, college, and adult
  • Norm referenced for middle school, high school, and college educational levels
  • Scoring Options:
    • Self-scoring in 15-20 minutes
    • Web-based with immediate scoring
  • Available in English and Spanish
  • Fully compatible with screen reader applications. Large print also available.
  • Elementary, Non-Reading, and Professional editions also available

PURCHASE OPTIONS

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Comprehensive Results
Available in Multiple Languages
O*Net and Employment Information
Links to Live Job Postings
Fully Accessible by Screen Readers
Automated Scoring
No Shipping Costs
Custom Quantities Available
$3.50 per test
DIGITAL EAP (Minimum 25)
PAPER (Sets of 25)
Comprehensive Results
Comprehensive Results
Comprehensive Results
Available in Multiple Languages
Available in Multiple Languages
Available in Multiple Languages
O*Net and Employment Information
O*Net and Employment Information
Links to Live Job Postings
Links to Live Job Postings
Fully Accessible by Screen Readers
Fully Accessible by Screen Readers
Automated Scoring
Automated Scoring
No Shipping Costs
No Shipping Costs
Custom Quantities Available
Custom Quantities Available
$3.50 per test
$3.40 per test

To place an order, call 800.416.1666 or email customerservice@edits.net

RELATED ITEMS

Technical Manual$28.75
Examiner's Manual$5.25
Large Print Booklet$8.00
Specimen Set$44.00

To place an order, call 800.416.1666 or email customerservice@edits.net

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COPS SCALES

Science, Professional occupations involve planning, conducting, and applying findings of research to mathematical, medical life, and physical sciences. This cluster is represented in the Science and Mathematics career pathway in STEM careers.

Science, Skilled occupations involve applying findings of laboratory research in the fields of medicine and life and physical sciences. This cluster is represented in the Science and Mathematics career pathway in STEM careers.

Technology, Professional occupations involve engineering and structural design in the manufacture, construction, and/or transportation of products or utilities. This cluster is represented in the Engineering and Technology career pathway in STEM careers.

Technology, Skilled occupations involve working with one's hands in a skilled trade concerned with construction, manufacture, installation, or repair of products in related fields of construction, electronics, and mechanics.

Consumer Economics occupations involve the preparation and packaging of foods and beverages. They also include the production and care of clothing and textile products.

Outdoor occupations involve activities including the growing and tending of plants and animals and the cultivation and gathering of crops and natural resources in the areas of agriculture and nature as in forestry, park service, fishing, and mining.

Business, Professional occupations include positions of high responsibility in organizations, and involve finance and accounting, management, and business promotion. This cluster is represented in the Science and Mathematics career pathway in STEM careers.

Business, Skilled occupations involve sales, promotion, and marketing. They also include financial and organizational activities of businesses regarding the promotion of business.

Clerical occupations involve recording, posting, and filing of business records requiring great attention to detail, accuracy, neatness, orderliness, and speed. They include office work and contact with customers in keeping records.

Communication occupations involve language skill in the creation or interpretation of literature, or in the written and oral communication of knowledge and ideas.

Arts, Professional occupations involve individualized expression of creative or musical talent. They include the fields of design, fine arts, and performing arts.

Arts, Skilled occupations involve application of artistic skill in the fields of photography, graphic arts, and design.

Service, Professional occupations include positions of high responsibility in caring for the personal needs and welfare of others in fields of social service, health, and education. This cluster is represented in the Science and Mathematics career pathway in STEM careers.

Service, Skilled occupations involve providing services to persons and catering to the tastes, desires, and welfare of others in fields of personal service, social and health related services, and protection and transportation.