RIASEC Careers Guide

The Strong Interest Inventory built upon the RIASEC career codes (also known as the Holland Codes), which stands for Realistic (R), Investigative (I), Artistic (A), Social (S), Entreprising (E), and Conventional (C).

Read on to find out what RIASEC careers can bring out the best in your interests and talents!

Realistic (R)

Realistic career ideas:

  • Carpenter
  • Construction Worker
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Landscaper
  • Chef / Baker
  • Delivery Driver
  • Medical Technician

Investigative (I)

Investigative career ideas:

  • Scientist
  • Researcher
  • Private Investigator
  • Data Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Journalist

Artistic (A)

Artistic career ideas:

  • Creative Writer
  • Visual Artist
  • Digital Designer
  • Songwriter
  • Data Visualizer
  • Video Producer
  • Actor

Social (S)

Social career ideas:

  • Teacher
  • Counsellor
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Public Relations (PR) Specialist
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Brand Ambassador
  • Dancer / Performer
  • Sales Manager

Enterprising (E)

Enterprising career ideas:

  • Enterpreneur
  • Market Researcher
  • Small Business Owner
  • Managing Editor
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Travel Agent
  • Consultant

Conventional (C)

Conventional career ideas:

  • Accountant
  • Land Surveyor
  • Medical Coder
  • Court Reporter
  • Receptionist
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Pharmacist