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Realistic people are doers! They like to use coordination and physical strength.
Investigative people are thinkers! They like to analyze and interpret data.
Artistic people are creators! They like to express their creativity and appreciate the creativity of others.
Social people are helpers! They like to help, nurture, and care for others.
Enterprising people are persuaders! They like to lead and influence others.
Conventional people are organizers! They like to collect and manage information.
These RIASEC Theme Codes are ranked based on your Strong Interest Inventory results. The first two or three codes on the list most closely relate to YOUR interests; the last codes on the list are less aligned with your interests.
Writing and Mass Communications
People with this Specific Interest often enjoy literature, reading, and language. Typical work tasks include originating and preparing written material, writing advertising copy, planning public relations campaigns, teaching courses in comparative literature and linguistics, reporting and writing stories, and writing technical materials.
Visual Art and Design
People with this Specific Interest often enjoy using visual creativity and spatial visualization for applied or commercial purposes. Typical work tasks include using a variety of media to create visual elements, designing structures and exhibits, and creating graphics for packaging, displays, or logos.
Teaching and Education
People with this Specific Interest often enjoy teaching young people with considerable student-teacher interaction. Typical work tasks include instructing through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations, preparing materials for classroom activities, evaluating students’ performance, and conferring with parents and other teachers.
Taxes and Accounting
People with this Specific Interest often enjoy financial accounting and tax preparation. Typical work tasks include analyzing accounting records and financial statements, maintaining budgets, working with numbers and spreadsheets, computing taxes, and preparing forms.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy the study of people, groups, society, and cultures. The work often involves conducting research, studying human society and human behavior, analyzing the interaction of groups, applying social science principles to organizations, and teaching.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy scientific activities, especially in the natural sciences. The work often involves performing laboratory tests in the exploration of scientific theory, the search for basic truths, and an experimental approach to solving problems and understanding the universe.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy selling products or services or working with salespeople. The work often involves identifying prospective customers, contacting customers to discuss their needs, preparing sales contracts, and resolving customer complaints regarding sales and service.
Your interest in this area suggests that you would enjoy designing and conducting studies to identify underlying relationships and establish facts. The work often involves collecting data,working with numbers, summarizing research results, writing reports, and applying findings to solve problems, improve processes, or answer questions.
Religion and Spirituality
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy attending to people’s spiritual, personal, and emotional needs, especially through organized religious activities. The work often involves conducting religious worship, providing spiritual and moral guidance, and performing spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of a religious faith or denomination.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy police work and keeping the public safe. The work often involves enforcing laws and ordinances; controlling crowds; making arrests; dispatching police, fire, and ambulance vehicles; investigating criminal violations; fighting fires and conducting rescue efforts; and administering emergency medical care.
Programming and Information Systems
Your interest in this area suggests that you would enjoy using computers, managing information, and developing software. This area includes analysis of requirements and procedures to design, develop, and test computer and network systems. The work often involves writing and maintaining computer programs and developing software applications from project specifications.
Politics and Public Speaking
People with this Specific Interest often enjoy influencing people’s thoughts and viewpoints. Typical work tasks range from campaigning for office to making speeches, drafting legislative proposals, following government policy decisions, and forecasting political trends.
People with this Specific Interest often enjoy participating in a wide range of performances or watching others perform. Typical work tasks include playing a part in a play or movie, singing in a musical production, playing a musical instrument, designing sets, doing theatrical makeup, taking care of costumes, and representing and managing performance artists.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy office coordination activities and supervision. The work often involves organizing office records and files, operating office equipment, managing and ordering inventory, reconciling bills, preparing agendas and schedules, answering the phone, greeting customers, and hiring and overseeing office and administrative staff.
Nature and Agriculture
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy working at a farm, ranch, forest, or park doing outdoor physical work or recreational activities. They have an appreciation for the natural world. The work often involves physical labor, raising livestock, growing and distributing flowers and produce, and planning and designing land areas.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy a structured work environment that has well-ordered, clearly defined reporting lines. The work often involves giving or following strict orders, leading others, and using physical strength. The variety of jobs in the military is almost as big as in the civilian workforce.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy professional positions in the biological sciences and medical fields. The work often involves diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries, analyzing patient histories, performing examinations, prescribing medication, performing complex laboratory tests, and researching the basic principles of animal life.
Mechanics and Construction
Your interest in this area suggests that you would enjoy working with large equipment and machinery, as well as with small precision instruments. The work often involves building and repairing and using a wide range of hand and power tools and materials.
Your interest in this area suggests that you would enjoy working with numbers and performing statistical analyses. The work often involves applying mathematical techniques to science, engineering, management, and other fields; solving problems in various fields using mathematical methods; forecasting economic trends; and processing statistical data.
Marketing and Advertising
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy the research and development of advertising campaigns for products or services. The work often involves developing strategies, monitoring market trends, conducting market research, collecting consumer information, and preparing promotional materials.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy having authority and influence. The work often involves supervising, organizing, leading, or directing others; planning, directing, or coordinating the operations of organizations; formulating policies; and planning the use of materials and human resources.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy debating and arguing points of law. The work often involves representing clients in legal proceedings, facilitating conflict resolution, holding public meetings, researching legal precedents, preparing legal documents, assisting lawyers and judges in court, and transcribing trial proceedings.
Human Resources and Training
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy developing and training people, as well as managing and directing the employment activities of an organization. The work often involves recruiting and hiring, employee development, conflict resolution, and overseeing compensation and benefits.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy providing service and aid to people in medical settings. The work often involves assessing patient health problems and needs, developing and implementing treatment plans, maintaining medical records, interpreting diagnostic tests, and administering prescribed medications.
Finance and Investing
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy managing money and investments. The work often involves analyzing financial data, interpreting factors affecting investment programs, doing financial planning and budgeting, and buying and selling securities.
People with this Specific Interest often enjoy developing and managing new business opportunities. The work varies widely, depending on specific business interests. It involves a range of tasks such as formulating marketing strategies, directing and coordinating business activities, managing staff, and analyzing financial information.
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy cooking and the creative presentation of food, as well as hosting and entertaining. The work often involves creating and planning menus, demonstrating new cooking techniques, managing food preparation and service, and preparing decorative food displays.
Counseling and Helping
People with this Specific Interest typically enjoy helping others overcome difficulties. The work often involves counseling individuals, groups, and families; developing and implementing treatment plans; providing crisis intervention; and maintaining records and preparing reports.
Computer Hardware and Electronics
Your interest in this area suggests that you would enjoy installing and repairing computer and peripheral hardware and network systems. The work often involves providing technical support, monitoring the functioning of equipment, overseeing computer and network systems, and installing and repairing computer equipment.
People with this Specific Interest usually enjoy participating in team sports or being a spectator at various sporting events. The work often involves participating in or viewing competitive sports, reporting on sporting events, and encouraging and motivating participants in recreational and sporting activities.