There are several things to consider when you're looking at careers - wages, education and employment outlook are common starting points - but it is also important to ask yourself if a career is a good match to your personality.
Exploring careers by personality type can help you find a career that you enjoy and that plays to your strengths. Do you like team projects or do you prefer to work alone? Do you find it easier to work if you're outdoors and moving around, or do you concentrate better working at a desk? As you learn about the six personality types, think about which seem to describe you best.
If you have already taken the Interests survey, you can start with your Top 3 Occupational Personality Types from your survey results. If you haven't, pick something that appeals to you and start clicking! Don't forget to favorite interesting careers along the way.
To get to Occupational Personality Types, click "Research Careers" in the left-hand menu and then "Occupational Personality Types".
Click on any picture to learn more about the career matches for that personality type.
Personality Type Profile
Each page has a brief description and a list of careers that may be a good fit for that personality type. You can favorite any career in the list, or click on the career name to learn more.
The example below shows a few of the careers suited to people with Realistic personalities.