Investigators: The Thinkers

People who like to observe, learn, investigate, analyze, evaluate or solve problems.

Hobbies
  • Book Clubs
  • Astronomy
  • Crossword Puzzles/Board Games
  • Preservation of Endangered Species
  • Computers
  • Visiting Museums
  • Collecting Rocks, Stamps or Coins
  • Amateur Radio
  • Recreational Flying
Are You?
  • Inquisitive
  • Analytical
  • Scientific
  • Observant
  • Precise
  • Scholarly
  • Cautious
  • Intellectually Self-confident
  • Introspective
  • Reserved
  • Broad-minded
  • Independent
  • Logical
  • Complex
  • Curious
Do You Like To?
  • Explore a Variety of Ideas
  • Use Computers
  • Work Independently
  • Perform Lab Experiments
  • Read Scientific or Technical
  • Journals
  • Analyze Data
  • Do Research
  • Be Challenged
Can You?
  • Think Abstractly
  • Solve Math Problems
  • Understand Scientific Theories
  • Do Complex Calculations
  • Use a Microscope or Computer
  • Interpret Formulas

Career Possibilities For Investigative Types
(Holland Code is in parentheses)

  • Medical Lab Technologist (IRE)
  • Medical Technologist (ISA)
  • Meteorologist (IRS)
  • Nurse Practitioner (ISA)
  • Pharmacist (IES)
  • Physician, Gen Practice (ISE)
  • Physician Assistant (ISA)
  • Psychologist (ISA)
  • Research Analyst (IRC)
  • Software Engineer (IRE)
  • Statistician (IRE)
  • Technical Writer (IRS)
  • Veterinarian (IRS)
  • Web Site Developer (IRE)
  • Actuary (ISE)
  • Agronomist (IRS)
  • Anesthesiologist (IRS)
  • Anthropologist (IRE)
  • Archeologist (IRE)
  • Biochemist (IRE)
  • Biologist (ISR)
  • Cardiopulmonary Technician (IRE)
  • Cartographer (IRE)
  • Chemical Engineer (IRE)
  • Chemical Technician (IRE)
  • Chemist (IRE)
  • Chiropractor (ISR)
  • Civil Engineer (IRS)
  • Computer Engineer (IRC)
  • Computer Programmer (IRC)
  • Computer System Analyst (IER)
  • Dentist (ISR)
  • Ecologist (IRE)
  • Economist (ISA)
  • Electrical Engineer (IRE)
  • Geographer (IRE)
  • Geologist (IRE)
  • Hazardous Waste Technician (IRS)
  • Horticulturist (IRS)
  • Industrial Arts Teacher (IER)
  • Management Consultant (ICR)
  • Marketing Research Analyst (IAS)
  • Mathematician (IER)