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.

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Career Guide Category Sub Category Personality Type
Account Executive Marketing & Sales
Account Manager Marketing & Sales
Accountant Finance Conventional, Enterprising
Actor/Actress Media & Film Artistic, Enterprising
Actuary Finance Conventional, Investigative, Enterprising
Acupuncturist Healthcare Allied Health CD (Perfectionist), Social, Realistic, Investigative
Administrative Support Business Enterprising, Conventional, Social
Air Traffic Controller Transportation & Logistics Enterprising, Conventional
Anesthesiologist Healthcare Medical Investigative, Realistic, Social
Animal Behaviorist Science & Tech Animal Health
App Developer Computers & IT Investigative, Realistic, Conventional
Architect Construction Artistic, Investigative, Enterprising, Realistic
Art Director Marketing & Sales Artistic, Enterprising
Artist Arts & Humanities
Athletic Trainer Healthcare Physical Health Social, Realistic, Investigative
Audio Technician Media & Film Realistic, Investigative, Conventional
Audiologist Healthcare Allied Health Investigative, Social
Auto Body Technician Vocational (Trades) Realistic
Auto Mechanic Vocational (Trades)
Bank Teller Finance Conventional, Enterprising
Banker Finance
Bookkeeper Finance Conventional, Enterprising
Brickmason Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional, Investigative
Bus Driver Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Social
Carpenter Construction Realistic, Conventional, Investigative
Chef Hospitality & Tourism Enterprising, Realistic, Artistic
Chemical Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic
Chemist Science & Tech Investigative, Realistic, Conventional
Child Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic
Childcare Human Services Social, Artistic
Chiropractor Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative, Realistic
Civil Engineer Engineering Realistic, Investigative, Conventional
Claims Adjuster Finance Conventional, Enterprising
Clergy Human Services Social, Enterprising, Artistic
Clinical Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic
College Professor Education Teacher
Computer Networking Computers & IT Investigative, Realistic, Conventional, Enterprising
Computer Programmer Computers & IT Investigative, Conventional
Construction Manager Construction Enterprising, Realistic, Conventional
Construction Worker Construction Realistic, Conventional
Controller Finance Conventional, Enterprising
Cook Hospitality & Tourism
Copywriter Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Artistic
Correctional Officer Public Services Corrections Realistic, Enterprising, Conventional
Counselor Healthcare Mental Health Social, Investigative, Artistic
Court Reporter Legal Conventional, Enterprising
Curator Arts & Humanities Enterprising, Conventional, Artistic, Investigative
Customer Service Business Enterprising, Social, Conventional
Cybersecurity Computers & IT
Daycare Worker Human Services Social, Artistic
Dental Assistant Healthcare Oral Care Conventional, Realistic, Social
Dental Hygienist Healthcare Oral Care Social, Realistic, Conventional
Dentist Healthcare Oral Care Investigative, Realistic, Social
Detective Public Services Enterprising, Investigative
Diesel Mechanic Vocational (Trades)
Dietetic Technician Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative, Realistic
Dietitian Healthcare Allied Health Investigative, Social, Enterprising
Director Media & Film Enterprising, Artistic
Economist Finance Investigative, Conventional, Enterprising
Editor Media & Film Artistic, Enterprising, Conventional
Electrical Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic
Electrician Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Investigative, Conventional
Elementary School Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic, Conventional
Environmental Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Conventional
Epidemiologist Science & Tech Life Sciences Investigative, Social
Equipment Operator Vocational (Trades)
Event Planner Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional, Social
Executive Business Enterprising, Conventional
Exercise Physiologist Healthcare Physical Health Social, Investigative, Realistic
Express Delivery Driver Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Conventional
Fashion Designer Arts & Humanities Artistic, Enterprising, Realistic
Filmmaker Media & Film Enterprising, Artistic
Financial Advisor Finance Enterprising, Conventional, Social
Financial Analyst Finance Conventional, Investigative, Enterprising
Firefighter Public Services Emergency Services
Flight Attendant Transportation & Logistics Enterprising, Social, Conventional
Flooring Installer Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional
Food Technician Science & Tech Realistic, Investigative, Conventional
Forensic Accountant Finance Conventional, Enterprising
Forensic Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic
Fundraiser Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional, Artistic
Game Developer Computers & IT
General Contractor Construction Enterprising, Realistic, Conventional
Geologist Science & Tech Investigative, Realistic
Graphic Designer Marketing & Sales Artistic, Realistic, Enterprising
Hairdresser Human Services Artistic, Enterprising, Social, Realistic
Healthcare Administrator Healthcare Administration
High School Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic, Enterprising
Historian Arts & Humanities Investigative
Home Healthcare Aide Healthcare Allied Health Social, Realistic
Human Resources Business Enterprising, Conventional, Social
HVAC Technician Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional, Investigative
Industrial – Organizational Psychologist Business Conventional, Enterprising
Industrial Engineer Engineering Investigative, Conventional, Enterprising, Realistic
Insurance Agent Finance Enterprising, Conventional, Social
Insurance Underwriter Finance Conventional, Enterprising, Investigative
Interior Designer Arts & Humanities Artistic, Enterprising
Internet Marketer Marketing & Sales
Internist Healthcare Medical Investigative, Social, Realistic
Interpreter Human Services Artistic, Social
Investment Banker Finance Enterprising, Conventional
IT Project Manager Computers & IT Enterprising, Conventional
IT Support Computers & IT Realistic, Investigative, Conventional, Social
Journalist Media & Film Artistic, Enterprising, Investigative
Kindergarten Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic
Landscape Architect Construction Artistic, Investigative, Realistic, Enterprising
Law Clerk Legal Conventional, Enterprising, Investigative
Lawyer Legal Enterprising, Investigative, Artistic
Legal Secretary Legal Conventional, Enterprising
Librarian Education Conventional, Social, Enterprising
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Healthcare Nursing Social, Realistic
Loan Officer Finance Conventional, Enterprising, Social
Logistics Manager Transportation & Logistics Enterprising, Conventional
Machinist Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional, Investigative
Mail Carrier Transportation & Logistics Conventional, Realistic
Management Consultant Business Investigative, Enterprising, Conventional
Marketing Assistant Marketing & Sales
Marketing Manager Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional
Massage Therapist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Realistic
Mechanical Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Conventional
Medical Assistant Healthcare Medical Social, Conventional, Realistic
Medical Billing & Coding Healthcare Administration Conventional, Enterprising
Medical Secretary Healthcare Administration Conventional, Social
Medical Technician Healthcare Medical Realistic, Investigative, Conventional, Social
Medical Transcriptionist Healthcare Administration Conventional, Realistic
Microbiologist Science & Tech Life Sciences Investigative, Realistic
Middle School Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic
Military Public Services
Model Media & Film Artistic, Enterprising, Realistic
Mortgage Loan Officer Finance Conventional, Enterprising, Social
Nanny Human Services Social, Artistic, Enterprising, Conventional
Nuclear Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Conventional
Nurse Midwife Healthcare Nursing Social, Investigative
Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Nursing Social, Investigative, Realistic
Nursing Assistant (CNA) Healthcare Nursing Social, Conventional, Realistic
Nutritionist Healthcare Allied Health Investigative, Social, Enterprising
Occupational Therapist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative
Operations Manager Business Enterprising, Conventional, Social
Ophthalmic Technician Healthcare Vision Care Conventional, Social, Realistic
Ophthalmologist Healthcare Vision Care Investigative, Social, Realistic
Optician Healthcare Vision Care Enterprising, Conventional, Realistic, Social
Optometrist Healthcare Vision Care Investigative, Social, Realistic
Orthodontist Healthcare Oral Care Investigative, Realistic, Social
Paralegal Legal Conventional, Investigative, Enterprising
Paramedic (EMT) Public Services Emergency Services Realistic, Social
Pastry Chef Hospitality & Tourism Enterprising, Realistic, Artistic
Pathologist Science & Tech Life Sciences Investigative, Realistic
Pediatrician Healthcare Medical Investigative, Social
Personal Driver (Uber, Lyft) Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Enterprising
Personal Trainer Healthcare Physical Health Social, Realistic, Enterprising
Petroleum Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Conventional
Pharmacist Healthcare Investigative, Conventional, Social
Pharmacy Technician Healthcare Conventional, Realistic
Photographer Arts & Humanities Artistic, Realistic
Physical Therapist Healthcare Physical Health Social, Investigative, Realistic
Physical Therapist Assistant Healthcare Allied Health Social, Realistic, Investigative
Physician (General) Healthcare Medical Investigative, Social, Realistic
Physician (Specialist) Healthcare Medical
Physician Assistant Healthcare Medical Social, Investigative, Realistic
Pilot Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Conventional, Investigative
Pipefitter Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional
Plumber Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional, Investigative
Podiatrist Healthcare Medical Investigative, Social, Realistic
Police Officer Public Services Emergency Services Realistic, Enterprising, Conventional, Social
Preschool Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic
Private Investigator Public Services Enterprising, Conventional
Probation Officer Public Services Corrections Social, Enterprising, Conventional
Producer Media & Film Enterprising, Artistic
Psychiatrist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic
Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic
Purchasing Manager Business Enterprising, Conventional
Reading Specialist Education
Real Estate Agent (Realtor) Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional
Recreational Therapist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Artistic
Registered Nurse (RN) Healthcare Nursing Social, Investigative, Conventional
Research Technician Science & Tech
Respiratory Therapist Healthcare Medical Social, Investigative, Realistic
Retail Management Business
Roofer Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional
Sales Manager Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional
Sales Representative Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional
School Administration Education Enterprising, Social, Conventional
School Nurse Healthcare Nursing Social, Investigative, Conventional
School Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social
Security Guard Public Services Security Realistic, Conventional, Enterprising
Server (Waiter/Waitress) Hospitality & Tourism Social, Enterprising, Conventional, Realistic
Sign Language Interpreter Human Services Artistic, Social
Social Worker Human Services
Software Developer Computers & IT Investigative, Conventional, Realistic
Software QA Computers & IT Investigative, Conventional, Realistic
Special Education Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic
Speech Pathologist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative, Artistic
Speech Therapist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative, Artistic
Statistician Science & Tech Conventional, Investigative
Steamfitter Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional
Stockbroker Finance Enterprising, Conventional
Surveyor Construction Realistic, Conventional, Investigative
Systems Analyst Computers & IT Investigative, Conventional, Realistic
Teacher Assistant Education Social, Conventional
Teacher’s Aide Education Social, Conventional
Therapist Healthcare Mental Health Social, Investigative, Artistic
Travel Agent Hospitality & Tourism Enterprising, Conventional
Truck Driver (CDL) Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Conventional
Tutor Education Social, Investigative
Ultrasound Technician Healthcare Medical Investigative, Social, Realistic
Veterinarian Science & Tech Animal Health Investigative, Realistic
Veterinary Technician Science & Tech Animal Health Realistic, Investigative
Warehouse Manager Transportation & Logistics Enterprising, Conventional
Web Developer Computers & IT Conventional, Investigative, Realistic, Artistic
Welder Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional
Writer Arts & Humanities Artistic, Investigative