Euro/InterQuest A summary of your report The report is between 10-20 pages long and is comprised of the following parts: A) Introduction: outlining how your InterQuest report can help you consider future career and course possibilities B) Interest Profile: displaying key occupational and academic interests C) Career Worksheets: providing details for up to six suitable career areas, based on your interest profile E) Subject Interest Chart: an aid in helping you select IB Diploma subjects appropriate for your potential future careers or higher educational needs F) Cambridge Profile: summarising your results in the aptitudes of verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning, two- and three-dimensional spatial reasoning, spelling, arithmetic calculation, and also working quickly and accurately F) Overview of personal preferences
Information in your report was derived from: Careers Interest Questionnaire
30/40 minutes time to complete
This information resulted in: B: Interest Profile The profile provides an overview of career interests, academic abilities and subjects which underpin these Green ball “i” indicates student interest Pink ball “M” indicates lower interest level but still a strong overall match Careers in blue display key occupational interests
You should look for related ‘occupational groups’ in your list
Medicine (Vet) related
Art and Design related
Music and Drama
Would you rather deal with people, things or perhaps information? You should always be asking yourself very simple questions such as:
The EuroQuest then starts to move into more detail C. Career selection worksheets
Overview of most the suitable career areas from ‘your interest profile’
The worksheets list various occupations within occupational families C: Work sheets
C: The Career Worksheet awareness of additional important interests
The overall match relates to subsequent questions in the questionnaire that relate to the main occupational area.
The purpose of this is to see whether deeper implications of that occupation have been considered by the student also whether the student identifies with those implications or not.
Green bar line means: no problems.
Orange bar line means: should be considered.
Red bar line means: should be considered seriously.
Red does not mean ‘no’ just ‘think about it’ IF it is relevant to YOU.
This section provides a greater opportunity to consider more closely the skills, approaches etc, required within that occupational family.
You should also consider what you are good at and what you would like to learn.
Coping with distress
Coping with stress
Working under pressure
Taking quick decisions
Good social skills
Being service related
This section now deals with thinking about subject choices E: Subject Selection Chart The chart is designed to help students to choose subjects that support their potential future career interests. It is a broad guide only. NOTE: The next page will reflect the subjects that are available at your school
So far we have only considered the results of analysing responses to the interest questionnaire.
The next step is to consider the test results.
Reference has already been made to these results within the occupational worksheets. Such reference has been only for tests relevant to those particular occupational areas.
These are samples of the aptitude questions that were set What test would match which career field? Abstract reasoning: Three dimensional reasoning: Verbal reasoning:
Sample Aptitude Questions What test would match which career field? Two dimensional reasoning: Arithmetic Calculation Numerical Reasoning:
F: Cambridge Profile Results You have been provided with a summary of your results for each section of the Cambridge Profile (the aptitude assessment) The average score is 50%
F: Speed & Accuracy You have been provided with a summary of your speed and accuracy on the Cambridge Profile tests. The grey bar highlights their speed The blue bar highlights their accuracy Look very carefully indeed at the comparison between your speed accuracy and percentile. What lessons can you learn from this is respect of your test performance?