Career Guides

Ready to explore some careers? At The Career Project, we think time spent in “career exploration mode” is a great investment! You can search and sort the below table however you like. Or if you want a little guidance then consider taking a career test first, and we’ll suggest several careers for you to take a deeper look at.

Click the links below for our comprehensive career guides.

Career GuideCategorySub CategoryPersonality Type
Account ExecutiveMarketing & Sales
Account ManagerMarketing & Sales
AccountantFinance
Actor/ActressMedia & Film
ActuaryFinance
AcupuncturistHealthcareAllied HealthCD (Perfectionist)
Administrative SupportBusiness
Air Traffic ControllerTransportation & Logistics
AnesthesiologistHealthcareMedical
Animal BehavioristScience & TechAnimal Health
App DeveloperComputers & IT
ArchitectConstruction
Art DirectorMarketing & Sales
ArtistArts & Humanities
Athletic TrainerHealthcarePhysical Health
Audio TechnicianMedia & Film
AudiologistHealthcareAllied Health
Auto Body TechnicianVocational (Trades)
Auto MechanicVocational (Trades)
Bank TellerFinance
BankerFinance
BookkeeperFinance
BrickmasonVocational (Trades)
Bus DriverTransportation & Logistics
CarpenterConstruction
ChefHospitality & Tourism
Chemical EngineerEngineering
ChemistScience & Tech
Child PsychologistHealthcareMental Health
ChildcareHuman Services
ChiropractorHealthcareAllied Health
Civil EngineerEngineering
Claims AdjusterFinance
ClergyHuman Services
Clinical PsychologistHealthcareMental Health
College ProfessorEducationTeacher
Computer NetworkingComputers & IT
Computer ProgrammerComputers & IT
Construction ManagerConstruction
Construction WorkerConstruction
ControllerFinance
CookHospitality & Tourism
CopywriterMarketing & Sales
Correctional OfficerPublic ServicesCorrections
CounselorHealthcareMental Health
Court ReporterLegal
CuratorArts & Humanities
Customer ServiceBusiness
CybersecurityComputers & IT
Daycare WorkerHuman Services
Dental AssistantHealthcareOral Care
Dental HygienistHealthcareOral Care
DentistHealthcareOral Care
DetectivePublic Services
Diesel MechanicVocational (Trades)
Dietetic TechnicianHealthcareAllied Health
DieticianHealthcareAllied Health
DirectorMedia & Film
EconomistFinance
EditorMedia & Film
Electrical EngineerEngineering
ElectricianVocational (Trades)
Elementary School TeacherEducationTeacher
Environmental EngineerEngineering
EpidemiologistScience & TechLife Sciences
Equipment OperatorVocational (Trades)
Event PlannerMarketing & Sales
ExecutiveBusiness
Exercise PhysiologistHealthcarePhysical Health
Express Delivery DriverTransportation & Logistics
Fashion DesignerArts & Humanities
FilmmakerMedia & Film
Financial AdvisorFinance
Financial AnalystFinance
FirefighterPublic ServicesEmergency Services
Flight AttendantTransportation & Logistics
Flooring InstallerVocational (Trades)
Food TechnicianScience & Tech
Forensic AccountantFinance
Forensic PsychologistHealthcareMental Health
FundraiserMarketing & Sales
Game DeveloperComputers & IT
General ContractorConstruction
GeologistScience & Tech
Graphic DesignerMarketing & Sales
HairdresserHuman Services
Healthcare AdministratorHealthcareAdministration
High School TeacherEducationTeacher
HistorianArts & Humanities
Home Healthcare AideHealthcareAllied Health
Human ResourcesBusiness
HVAC TechnicianVocational (Trades)
Industrial – Organizational PsychologistBusiness
Industrial EngineerEngineering
Insurance AgentFinance
Insurance UnderwriterFinance
Interior DesignerArts & Humanities
Internet MarketerMarketing & Sales
InternistHealthcareMedical
InterpreterHuman Services
Investment BankerFinance
IT Project ManagerComputers & IT
IT SupportComputers & IT
JournalistMedia & Film
Kindergarten TeacherEducationTeacher
Landscape ArchitectConstruction
Law ClerkLegal
LawyerLegal
Legal SecretaryLegal
LibrarianEducation
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)HealthcareNursing
Loan OfficerFinance
Logistics ManagerTransportation & Logistics
MachinistVocational (Trades)
Mail CarrierTransportation & Logistics
Management ConsultantBusiness
Marketing AssistantMarketing & Sales
Marketing ManagerMarketing & Sales
Massage TherapistHealthcareAllied Health
Mechanical EngineerEngineering
Medical AssistantHealthcareMedical
Medical Billing & CodingHealthcareAdministration
Medical SecretaryHealthcareAdministration
Medical TechnicianHealthcareMedical
Medical TranscriptionistHealthcareAdministration
MicrobiologistScience & TechLife Sciences
Middle School TeacherEducationTeacher
MilitaryPublic Services
ModelMedia & Film
Mortgage Loan OfficerFinance
NannyHuman Services
Nuclear EngineerEngineering
Nurse MidwifeHealthcareNursing
Nurse PractitionerHealthcareNursing
Nursing Assistant (CNA)HealthcareNursing
NutritionistHealthcareAllied Health
Occupational TherapistHealthcareAllied Health
Operations ManagerBusiness
Ophthalmic TechnicianHealthcareVision Care
OphthalmologistHealthcareVision Care
OpticianHealthcareVision Care
OptometristHealthcareVision Care
OrthodontistHealthcareOral Care
ParalegalLegal
Paramedic (EMT)Public ServicesEmergency Services
Pastry ChefHospitality & Tourism
PathologistScience & TechLife Sciences
PediatricianHealthcareMedical
Personal Driver (Uber, Lyft)Transportation & Logistics
Personal TrainerHealthcarePhysical Health
Petroleum EngineerEngineering
PharmacistHealthcare
Pharmacy TechnicianHealthcare
PhotographerArts & Humanities
Physical TherapistHealthcarePhysical Health
Physical Therapist AssistantHealthcareAllied Health
Physician (General)HealthcareMedical
Physician (Specialist)HealthcareMedical
Physician AssistantHealthcareMedical
PilotTransportation & Logistics
PipefitterVocational (Trades)
PlumberVocational (Trades)
PodiatristHealthcareMedical
Police OfficerPublic ServicesEmergency Services
Preschool TeacherEducationTeacher
Private InvestigatorPublic Services
Probation OfficerPublic ServicesCorrections
ProducerMedia & Film
PsychiatristHealthcareMental Health
PsychologistHealthcareMental Health
Purchasing ManagerBusiness
Reading SpecialistEducation
Real Estate Agent (Realtor)Marketing & Sales
Recreational TherapistHealthcareAllied Health
Registered Nurse (RN)HealthcareNursing
Research TechnicianScience & Tech
Respiratory TherapistHealthcareMedical
Retail ManagementBusiness
RooferVocational (Trades)
Sales ManagerMarketing & Sales
Sales RepresentativeMarketing & Sales
School AdministrationEducation
School NurseHealthcareNursing
School PsychologistHealthcareMental Health
Security GuardPublic ServicesSecurity
Server (Waiter/Waitress)Hospitality & Tourism
Sign Language InterpreterHuman Services
Social WorkerHuman Services
Software DeveloperComputers & IT
Software QAComputers & IT
Special Education TeacherEducationTeacher
Speech PathologistHealthcareAllied Health
Speech TherapistHealthcareAllied Health
StatisticianScience & Tech
SteamfitterVocational (Trades)
StockbrokerFinance
SurveyorConstruction
Systems AnalystComputers & IT
Teacher AssistantEducation
Teacher’s AideEducation
TherapistHealthcareMental Health
Travel AgentHospitality & Tourism
Truck Driver (CDL)Transportation & Logistics
TutorEducation
Ultrasound TechnicianHealthcareMedical
VeterinarianScience & TechAnimal Health
Veterinary TechnicianScience & TechAnimal Health
Warehouse ManagerTransportation & Logistics
Web DeveloperComputers & IT
WelderVocational (Trades)
WriterArts & Humanities