This is a tool to help you search for careers that fit your career type, based on the RIASEC model created by Dr. John Holland. If you don't know your career type, take the career quiz to figure it out!
You can use this tool to find careers that match your top interest areas, while filtering out careers in areas that you have little or no interest in.
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|Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse||Building, Helping||
Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic medical care. They work under the direction of registered nurses and doctors.
|Line Installer or Repairer||Building, Persuading||
Line installers and repairers, also known as line workers, install or repair electrical power systems and telecommunications cables, including fiber optics.
|Loan Officer||Helping, Persuading, Organizing||
Loan officers evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of applications for personal and business loans.
|Lodging Manager||Helping, Persuading, Organizing||
Lodging managers ensure that guests have a pleasant experience at a hotel, motel, or other type of facility with accommodations. Lodging managers also plan, direct, or coordinate activities to ensure that the facility is efficient and profitable.
|Logging Worker||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Logging workers harvest thousands of acres of forests each year. The timber they harvest provides the raw material for countless consumer and industrial products.
Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. They manage the entire life cycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, allocated, and delivered.
|Machinist or Tool and Die Maker||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Machinists and tool and die makers set up and operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically controlled equipment to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools.
|Management Consultant or Analyst||Thinking, Persuading, Organizing||
Management analysts, often called management consultants, recommend ways to improve an organization’s efficiency. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
|Manicurist or Pedicurist||Building, Helping, Persuading||
Manicurists and pedicurists clean, shape, and beautify fingernails and toenails.
|Marine Engineer or Naval Architect||Building, Thinking||
Marine engineers and naval architects design, build, and maintain ships, from aircraft carriers to submarines and from sailboats to tankers. Marine engineers are also known as marine design engineers or marine mechanical engineers and are responsible for the internal systems of a ship, such as the propulsion, electrical, refrigeration, and steering systems. Naval architects are responsible for the ship design, including the form, structure, and stability of hulls.
|Market Research Analyst||Thinking, Persuading, Organizing||
Market research analysts study consumer preferences, business conditions, and other factors to assess potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
|Massage Therapist||Building, Helping||
Massage therapists treat clients by applying pressure to manipulate the body's soft tissues and joints. This treatment may help to relieve pain, heal injuries, relieve stress, and aid in the general wellness of clients.
|Material Moving Machine Operator||Building||
Material moving machine operators use equipment to transport objects. For example, some operators move goods around factories and storage areas or onto container ships. Others move construction materials around building sites.
|Material Recording Clerk||Building, Persuading, Organizing||
Material recording clerks track product information in order to keep businesses and supply chains on schedule. They ensure proper scheduling, recordkeeping, and inventory control.
|Materials Engineer||Building, Thinking, Persuading||
Materials engineers develop, process, and test materials used to create a range of products, from computer chips and aircraft wings to golf clubs and biomedical devices. They study the properties and structures of metals, ceramics, plastics, composites, nanomaterials (extremely small substances), and other substances in order to create new materials that meet certain mechanical, electrical, and chemical requirements. They also help select materials for specific products and develop new ways to use existing materials.
|Mathematician||Thinking, Creating, Organizing||
Mathematicians use advanced mathematics to develop and understand mathematical principles, analyze data, and solve real-world problems.
|Mathematicians and Statisticians||Thinking, Organizing||
Mathematicians and statisticians analyze data and apply computational techniques to solve problems.
|Mechanical Engineer||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Mechanical engineers research, design, develop, build, and test mechanical and thermal sensors and devices, including tools, engines, and machines.
|Mechanical Engineering Technician||Building, Thinking||
Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians help mechanical engineers design, develop, test, and manufacture tools, engines, machines, and other devices. They may make sketches and rough layouts, record and analyze data, and report their findings.
|Medical Assistant||Building, Helping, Organizing||
Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.