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Type of personalities

Realistic (R)

People who like to work with 'things'. They tend to be 'assertive and competitive, and are interested in activities requiring motor coordination, skill and strength.' They approach problem solving 'by doing something, rather than talking about it, or sitting and thinking about it.' They also prefer 'concrete approaches to problem solving, rather than abstract theory.' Finally, their interests tend to focus on 'scientific or mechanical rather than cultural and aesthetic areas.'

Sample majors and careers include:

Agriculture, Architect, Athletics, Carpenter, Culinary arts, Chemistry/Chemist, Computer engineering/Computer science/Information technology/Computer programmer, Dentist, Engineer, Fashion design, Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor and Illustrator, Firefighter, Graphic designer, Model

Investigative (I)

People who prefer to work with 'data'. They like to 'think and observe rather than act, to organize and understand information rather than to persuade.' They also prefer 'individual rather than people oriented activities.'

Sample majors and careers include:

Actuary, Archivist/Librarian, Biostatistics/Masters in Public Health, Carpenter, Chemistry/Chemist, Community Health Workers/Masters in Public Health, Computer engineering/Computer science/Information technology/Computer programmer, Counselor, Dentist, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Doctor

Artistic (A)

People who like to work with "ideas and things." They tend to be "creative, open, inventive, original, perceptive, sensitive, independent and emotional." They rebel against "structure and rules," but enjoy "tasks involving people or physical skills." They tend to be more emotional than the other types.

Sample majors and careers include:

Architect, Broadcast journalism, Clergy, Counselor, Culinary arts, Fashion design, Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor and Illustrator, Graphic designer, Model (people), Musician, Park Naturalist, Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers, Psychology/Psychologist, Art therapist/Dance therapy/Drama therapy/Music therapy, Public relations, Photographer, Teacher, Technical writer, Trainer (business), Web developer

Social (S)

People who like to work with 'people' and who 'seem to satisfy their needs in teaching or helping situations.' They tend to be 'drawn more to seek close relationships with other people and are less apt to want to be really intellectual or physical.'

Sample majors and careers include:

Archivist/Librarian, Clergy, Community Organizer, Community Health Workers/Masters in Public Health, Counselor, Customer service, Dentist, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Doctor (Medical school/Medical research), Educational administration, Epidemiology/Masters in Public Health, Personal Financial Planner/Certified Financial Planner, Firefighter, Fitness Trainer and Aerobics Teacher, Foreign Service/Diplomacy, Human Resources, Lawyer

Enterprising (E)

People who like to work with 'people and data.' They tend to be 'good talkers, and use this skill to lead or persuade others.' They 'also value reputation, power, money and status.'

Sample majors and careers include:

Actuary, Architect, Buyer, Community Health Workers/Masters in Public Health, Culinary arts, Clergy, Customer service, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Economics, Educational administration, Entrepreneur and Business, Fashion design, Finance, Personal Financial Planner/Certified Financial Planner, Foreign Service/Diplomacy, Firefighter, Fitness Trainer and Aerobics Teacher, Fundraising, Graphic designer, Human Resources, Broadcast journalism, Lawyer

Conventional (C)

People who prefer to work with 'data' and who 'like rules and regulations and emphasize self-control...they like structure and order, and dislike unstructured or unclear work and interpersonal situations.' They also 'place value on reputation, power, or status.'

Sample majors and careers include:

Accounting/Tax advisor, Actuary, Archivist/Librarian, Biostatistics/Masters in Public Health, Carpenter, Chemistry/Chemist, Computer engineering/Computer science/Information technology/Computer programmer, Customer service, Economics, Educational administration, Engineer, Finance, Personal Financial Planner/Certified Financial Planner, Human Resources, Math teacher, Nurse, Office administration, Pharmacist, Real Estate Agent, Statistician, Technical writer, Trainer (business), Web developer

Reference from Holland Codes
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