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 Type 8, ENTJ, ESTJ
Account Manager Marketing & Sales
Accountant Finance Conventional, Enterprising, ENTJ, INTJ, ISTJ
Actor/Actress Media & Film Artistic, Enterprising, Type 3, ESFP, ENTP, ENFP
Actuary Finance Conventional, Investigative, Enterprising, Type 5, INTJ
Acupuncturist Healthcare Allied Health CD (Perfectionist), Social, Realistic, Investigative, Type 9, ENFJ
Administrative Support Business Enterprising, Conventional, Social, Type 6, ISFJ, ENFJ
Air Traffic Controller Transportation & Logistics Enterprising, Conventional
Anesthesiologist Healthcare Medical Investigative, Realistic, Social, Type 1
Animal Behaviorist Science & Tech Animal Health ISFP
App Developer Computers & IT Investigative, Realistic, Conventional, Type 5, INTP
Architect Construction Artistic, Investigative, Enterprising, Realistic, Type 1, INTJ
Art Director Marketing & Sales Artistic, Enterprising, Type 4, ESFP, ESTJ, ENFJ
Artist Arts & Humanities Type 4, ESFP, ISFP, INFP
Athletic Trainer Healthcare Physical Health Social, Realistic, Investigative, Type 7, ESTP
Audio Technician Media & Film Realistic, Investigative, Conventional
Audiologist Healthcare Allied Health Investigative, Social, ENFJ
Auto Body Technician Vocational (Trades) Realistic
Auto Mechanic Vocational (Trades)
Bank Teller Finance Conventional, Enterprising
Banker Finance Type 3, ESTP
Bookkeeper Finance Conventional, Enterprising, INTJ, ISTJ
Brickmason Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional, Investigative, Type 5, ISTP
Bus Driver Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Social
Carpenter Construction Realistic, Conventional, Investigative, Type 5, ESTP, ISTP
Chef Hospitality & Tourism Enterprising, Realistic, Artistic, Type 4, Type 7, ISTP
Chemical Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Type 5, ISTP, ENTJ, ENTP
Chemist Science & Tech Investigative, Realistic, Conventional, INTJ, INFJ
Child Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic, Type 9, INFJ, INFP
Childcare Human Services Social, Artistic, Type 6, ISFP, ESFJ, ISFJ
Chiropractor Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative, Realistic, ISFJ, ENFJ
Civil Engineer Engineering Realistic, Investigative, Conventional, Type 5, ISTP, ENTJ, ENTP
Claims Adjuster Finance Conventional, Enterprising, ENTJ, ESTJ, ISTJ
Clergy Human Services Social, Enterprising, Artistic, Type 2, Type 9, INFJ
Clinical Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic, Type 9, INFJ, INFP
College Professor Education Teacher Type 1, ENTP
Computer Networking Computers & IT Investigative, Realistic, Conventional, Enterprising, Type 5, Type 3, ISTP, INTP
Computer Programmer Computers & IT Investigative, Conventional, Type 3, Type 5, ISTJ, INTP
Construction Manager Construction Enterprising, Realistic, Conventional, ESTP
Construction Worker Construction Realistic, Conventional, ISTP
Controller Finance Conventional, Enterprising, ESTJ
Cook Hospitality & Tourism
Copywriter Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Artistic, Type 7, INTP, INFJ, ENFP
Correctional Officer Public Services Corrections Realistic, Enterprising, Conventional, Type 9, ESFJ
Counselor Healthcare Mental Health Social, Investigative, Artistic, Type 1, Type 9, ESFJ, ENFJ, INFJ, INFP
Court Reporter Legal Conventional, Enterprising, ESFJ
Curator Arts & Humanities Enterprising, Conventional, Artistic, Investigative
Customer Service Business Enterprising, Social, Conventional, ESFJ, ENFP
Cybersecurity Computers & IT Type 5, INTP
Daycare Worker Human Services Social, Artistic, Type 6, ISFP
Dental Assistant Healthcare Oral Care Conventional, Realistic, Social, Type 6, ISFJ
Dental Hygienist Healthcare Oral Care Social, Realistic, Conventional, ISFJ
Dentist Healthcare Oral Care Investigative, Realistic, Social, Type 6, ISFJ
Detective Public Services Enterprising, Investigative, Type 1, ESTP, INTJ
Diesel Mechanic Vocational (Trades)
Dietetic Technician Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative, Realistic, ISFJ, ENFJ
Dietitian Healthcare Allied Health Investigative, Social, Enterprising, ISFJ, ENFJ
Director Media & Film Enterprising, Artistic, Type 4, Type 8, ESFP, ENTP, ENFJ, ENFP
Economist Finance Investigative, Conventional, Enterprising, INTJ
Editor Media & Film Artistic, Enterprising, Conventional, Type 1, Type 4, Type 9, INFJ, ENFP, INFP
Electrical Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Type 5, ISTP, ENTJ, ENTP
Electrician Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Investigative, Conventional
Elementary School Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic, Conventional, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ESFJ, ENFJ
Environmental Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Conventional, Type 5, ISTP, ENTJ, ENTP
Epidemiologist Science & Tech Life Sciences Investigative, Social, INTJ, INTP, INFJ
Equipment Operator Vocational (Trades)
Event Planner Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional, Social, Type 7, ESFP, ENFJ
Executive Business Enterprising, Conventional, Type 3, Type 8, ENTJ, ESTJ
Exercise Physiologist Healthcare Physical Health Social, Investigative, Realistic
Express Delivery Driver Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Conventional
Fashion Designer Arts & Humanities Artistic, Enterprising, Realistic, Type 4, ISFP, INFP
Filmmaker Media & Film Enterprising, Artistic, Type 4, INFP
Financial Advisor Finance Enterprising, Conventional, Social, Type 8, INTJ, ESTJ
Financial Analyst Finance Conventional, Investigative, Enterprising, Type 3, ENTJ, INTJ, ESTJ, ISTJ
Firefighter Public Services Emergency Services Type 8
Flight Attendant Transportation & Logistics Enterprising, Social, Conventional, Type 7, ESFP
Flooring Installer Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional
Food Technician Science & Tech Realistic, Investigative, Conventional, INFJ
Forensic Accountant Finance Conventional, Enterprising, ENTJ, ESTJ
Forensic Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic, Type 9
Fundraiser Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional, Artistic, Type 2, ESFJ, ENFJ
Game Developer Computers & IT Type 5, INTP
General Contractor Construction Enterprising, Realistic, Conventional
Geologist Science & Tech Investigative, Realistic, Type 6, INTJ, INFJ
Graphic Designer Marketing & Sales Artistic, Realistic, Enterprising, Type 4, INTP, ENFP, INFP
Hairdresser Human Services Artistic, Enterprising, Social, Realistic, Type 4, ISFP
Healthcare Administrator Healthcare Administration Type 6, ISFJ
High School Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic, Enterprising, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ENFJ
Historian Arts & Humanities Investigative, INTJ
Home Healthcare Aide Healthcare Allied Health Social, Realistic, Type 6, ISFJ
Human Resources Business Enterprising, Conventional, Social, Type 2, Type 9, ENTJ, ENTP, ESFJ, ENFJ
HVACR Technician Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional, Investigative
Industrial – Organizational Psychologist Business Conventional, Enterprising, Type 9, ENTP
Industrial Engineer Engineering Investigative, Conventional, Enterprising, Realistic, Type 5, ISTP, ENTJ, ENTP
Insurance Agent Finance Enterprising, Conventional, Social
Insurance Underwriter Finance Conventional, Enterprising, Investigative
Interior Designer Arts & Humanities Artistic, Enterprising, Type 4, Type 6, ISFP, INFP
Internet Marketer Marketing & Sales
Internist Healthcare Medical Investigative, Social, Realistic, ISTJ
Interpreter Human Services Artistic, Social, ISFP, INFJ, INFP
Investment Banker Finance Enterprising, Conventional, Type 3, ESTP
IT Project Manager Computers & IT Enterprising, Conventional, Type 3, ENTJ
IT Support Computers & IT Realistic, Investigative, Conventional, Social
Journalist Media & Film Artistic, Enterprising, Investigative, Type 1, Type 3
Kindergarten Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ISFP, ESFJ, ENFJ
Landscape Architect Construction Artistic, Investigative, Realistic, Enterprising, ESTP
Law Clerk Legal Conventional, Enterprising, Investigative
Lawyer Legal Enterprising, Investigative, Artistic, Type 1, Type 3, Type 8, ENTJ, ENTP, ESTJ
Legal Secretary Legal Conventional, Enterprising
Librarian Education Conventional, Social, Enterprising, Type 9, INFJ
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Healthcare Nursing Social, Realistic, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ESFJ, ISFJ
Loan Officer Finance Conventional, Enterprising, Social, ISTJ
Logistics Manager Transportation & Logistics Enterprising, Conventional, ENTJ
Machinist Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional, Investigative, ISTP
Mail Carrier Transportation & Logistics Conventional, Realistic
Management Consultant Business Investigative, Enterprising, Conventional, Type 3, ENTJ
Marketing Assistant Marketing & Sales Type 4, Type 7
Marketing Manager Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional, Type 3, Type 4, ENTJ, ESTJ
Massage Therapist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Realistic, ESFP, ISFJ, ENFJ
Mechanical Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Conventional, Type 5, ISTP, ENTJ, ENTP
Medical Assistant Healthcare Medical Social, Conventional, Realistic, ISFJ
Medical Billing & Coding Healthcare Administration Conventional, Enterprising, ENTJ
Medical Secretary Healthcare Administration Conventional, Social, ISFJ
Medical Technician Healthcare Medical Realistic, Investigative, Conventional, Social, ISTJ, ISFJ
Medical Transcriptionist Healthcare Administration Conventional, Realistic, INTJ, ISTJ
Microbiologist Science & Tech Life Sciences Investigative, Realistic, Type 5, INTJ, INTP, ISTJ, INFJ
Middle School Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ENFJ
Military Public Services Type 8
Model Media & Film Artistic, Enterprising, Realistic, Type 4
Mortgage Loan Officer Finance Conventional, Enterprising, Social, ISTJ
Nanny Human Services Social, Artistic, Enterprising, Conventional, Type 6, ISFP, ISFJ
Nuclear Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Conventional, Type 5, ISTP, ENTJ, ENTP
Nurse Midwife Healthcare Nursing Social, Investigative, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ESFJ, ISFJ
Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Nursing Social, Investigative, Realistic, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ESFJ, ISFJ
Nursing Assistant (CNA) Healthcare Nursing Social, Conventional, Realistic, Type 6, ISFJ
Nutritionist Healthcare Allied Health Investigative, Social, Enterprising, ISFJ, ENFJ
Occupational Therapist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative, Type 9, ESFP, ISFJ, ENFJ
Operations Manager Business Enterprising, Conventional, Social, Type 7, Type 3, ESTP, ENTJ, ESTJ
Ophthalmic Technician Healthcare Vision Care Conventional, Social, Realistic, ISFJ
Ophthalmologist Healthcare Vision Care Investigative, Social, Realistic, ISFJ
Optician Healthcare Vision Care Enterprising, Conventional, Realistic, Social, ISFJ
Optometrist Healthcare Vision Care Investigative, Social, Realistic, ISFJ
Orthodontist Healthcare Oral Care Investigative, Realistic, Social, ISFJ
Paralegal Legal Conventional, Investigative, Enterprising, Type 6, ESTJ
Paramedic Public Services Emergency Services Realistic, Social, ESTP
Pastry Chef (baker) Hospitality & Tourism Enterprising, Realistic, Artistic, Type 7
Pathologist Science & Tech Life Sciences Investigative, Realistic, Type 5, INTJ, INTP, ISTJ
Pediatrician Healthcare Medical Investigative, Social
Personal Driver (Uber, Lyft) Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Enterprising
Personal Trainer Healthcare Physical Health Social, Realistic, Enterprising, Type 2, Type 7, ESTP, ENFP
Petroleum Engineer Engineering Investigative, Realistic, Conventional, Type 5, ISTP, ENTJ, ENTP
Pharmacist Healthcare Investigative, Conventional, Social, INTJ, ISFJ
Pharmacy Technician Healthcare Conventional, Realistic, ISFJ
Photographer Arts & Humanities Artistic, Realistic, ENFP, INFP
Physical Therapist Healthcare Physical Health Social, Investigative, Realistic, Type 2, ESFP, ISFJ
Physical Therapist Assistant Healthcare Allied Health Social, Realistic, Investigative, Type 2, ISFJ, ENFJ
Physician (General) Healthcare Medical Investigative, Social, Realistic, Type 1
Physician (Specialist) Healthcare Medical Type 1
Physician Assistant Healthcare Medical Social, Investigative, Realistic, ISFJ
Pilot Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Conventional, Investigative, Type 7
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, Type 1, Type 6, ESTJ
Preschool Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ISFP, ENFJ
Private Investigator Public Services Enterprising, Conventional, Type 8, INTJ
Probation Officer Public Services Corrections Social, Enterprising, Conventional, Type 9
Producer Media & Film Enterprising, Artistic, Type 3, Type 4, ESFP, ENFJ, ENFP
Psychiatrist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic, Type 9, INTJ, INFJ, INFP
Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Artistic, Type 2, Type 9, INFJ, INFP
Public Relations Business ENFP
Purchasing Manager Business Enterprising, Conventional, Type 3, ENTJ, ESTJ, ESFJ
Reading Specialist Education Type 9
Real Estate Agent (Realtor) Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional, Type 3, Type 8, ESTP, ENTJ, ENFP
Recreational Therapist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Artistic, Type 9, ESFP, ISFJ, ENFJ
Registered Nurse (RN) Healthcare Nursing Social, Investigative, Conventional, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ESFJ, ISFJ
Research Technician Science & Tech Type 5, ISTJ, INFJ
Respiratory Therapist Healthcare Medical Social, Investigative, Realistic, ISFJ
Retail Manager Business Type 8, ESTJ, ESFJ
Roofer Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional
Sales Manager Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional, Type 3, Type 7, ESTP, ENTJ, ENFP
Sales Representative Marketing & Sales Enterprising, Conventional, Type 8, ENTJ, ENFP
School Administration Education Enterprising, Social, Conventional, ESFJ, ISFJ, ENFJ
School Nurse Healthcare Nursing Social, Investigative, Conventional, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ESFJ, ISFJ
School Psychologist Healthcare Mental Health Investigative, Social, Type 1, INFJ, INFP
Security Guard Public Services Security Realistic, Conventional, Enterprising, Type 6
Server (Waiter/Waitress) Hospitality & Tourism Social, Enterprising, Conventional, Realistic, Type 7, ESFP
Sign Language Interpreter Human Services Artistic, Social, INFJ, INFP
Social Worker Human Services Type 1, Type 2, Type 9, ESFP, INFP
Software Developer Computers & IT Investigative, Conventional, Realistic, Type 5, ISTP, INTP
Software QA Computers & IT Investigative, Conventional, Realistic, INTP
Special Education Teacher Education Teacher Social, Artistic, Type 2, Type 6, ESFP, ESFJ, ENFJ
Speech Pathologist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative, Artistic, ENFJ, INFJ
Speech Therapist Healthcare Allied Health Social, Investigative, Artistic, ISFJ, ENFJ, INFJ
Statistician Science & Tech Conventional, Investigative, Type 5, INTJ, INTP, ISTJ
Steamfitter Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional
Stockbroker Finance Enterprising, Conventional, ESTP, ENTP
Surveyor Construction Realistic, Conventional, Investigative, Type 1, ISTP
Systems Analyst Computers & IT Investigative, Conventional, Realistic, ISTP, INTP
Teacher Assistant Education Social, Conventional, Type 2
Teacher’s Aide Education Social, Conventional, Type 2
Therapist Healthcare Mental Health Social, Investigative, Artistic, Type 2, INFP
Travel Agent Hospitality & Tourism Enterprising, Conventional, Type 7, ESTP, ESFP, ENFP
Truck Driver (CDL) Transportation & Logistics Realistic, Conventional
Tutor Education Social, Investigative, Type 2, ENFJ
Ultrasound Technician Healthcare Medical Investigative, Social, Realistic, ISTJ
Veterinarian Science & Tech Animal Health Investigative, Realistic, Type 6, Type 9, ISFP, INFP
Veterinary Technician Science & Tech Animal Health Realistic, Investigative, Type 6, INFP
Warehouse Manager Transportation & Logistics Enterprising, Conventional
Web Developer Computers & IT Conventional, Investigative, Realistic, Artistic, Type 5, ISTP, INTP
Welder Vocational (Trades) Realistic, Conventional
Writer Arts & Humanities Artistic, Investigative, Type 4, INTP, INFJ, ENFP