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The Career Key By Lawrence K. Jones, Ph.D., NCC
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Realistic Majors and Training Programs

Click on the Work Group (in blue) that has the occupations that interest you. You will see several of the majors, training, and instructional programs related to these groups of jobs. This will give you an idea of some of those that match your interests.

To help you, we have created a new ebook, Match Up! Your Personality to College Majors. Click here to learn about it, how to order and download it to your computer.

It is best if you look at the instructional programs for your two top personality types. When you are finished with this page, you can see the occupations, majors and training programs for the other five Holland types by clicking:  Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, or Conventional.

When you are finished, go to Final Steps.

1.01 Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural Inspector
Agricultural Technician
Animal Breeder
Animal Caretaker
Farmer or Rancher
Food Science Technician
Forest or Conservation Worker
Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker

1.02 Safety & Law Enforcement
Correction Officer or Jailer
Criminal Investigator or Special Agent
Emergency Medical Technician
Fire Fighter
Fire Inspector or Investigator
Fish and Game Warden
Police Officer or Sheriff
Police Detective
Private Detective or Investigator
Security Guard

1.03 Engineering
Architectural or Civil Drafter
Audio & Video Equipment Technician
Broadcast Technician
Cartographer or Photogrammetrist
Civil Engineering Technician
Construction or Building Inspector
Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technician
Engineering Technician
Environmental Engineering Technician
Forest or Conservation Technician
Industrial Engineering Technician
Materials Engineer
Mechanical Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineer
Mining or Geological Engineer
Nuclear Technician
Radiologic Technologist or Technician
Sound Engineering Technician
Surveying or Mapping Technician

1.04 Transportation & Distribution
Aircraft Pilot
Bus Driver
Locomotive Engineer
Sailor or Marine Oiler
Ship Captain
Stock Clerk – Warehouse or Storage Yard
Subway or Streetcar Operator
Taxi Driver or Chauffeur
Truck Driver

1.05 Construction Crafts & Support
Brickmason or Blockmason
Carpet or Floor Installer
Cement Mason
Commercial Diver
Drywall Installer
Floor Layer
Glazier (glass installer)
Hazardous Materials Removal Worker
Insulation Worker
Painter, Construction or Maintenance
Plasterer or Stucco Mason
Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter
Structural Iron & Steel Worker

1.06 Crafts-Mechanical
Aircraft Mechanic & Service Technician
Automotive Service Technician & Mechanic
Coin and Vending Machine Repairer

1.06 Crafts-Mechanical Continued.
Diesel Mechanic & Engine Service Specialist
Farm Equipment Mechanic
Heating, Air-Conditioning, or Refrigeration Technician
Home Appliance Repairer
Industrial Machinery Mechanic
Mobile Heavy Equipment  Service Technician
Medical Equipment Repairer
Outdoor Power Equipment or Other Small Engine Mechanic
Television, Video, or Motion Picture Camera Operator

1.07 Crafts-Electrical-Electronic
Avionics Technician
Computer and Office Machine Repairer
Electrical & Electronic Installer or Repairer, Commercial & Industrial Equipment
Electrical Power-Line Installer & Repairer
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installer and Repairer
Elevator Installer and Repairer
Telecommunications Equipment Installer or Repairer

1.08 Crafts-Metal, Wood, Plastic, Fabric
Automotive Body Repairer
CNC Machine Programmer or Operator
Custom Tailor
Medical Appliance Technician
Model Maker, Metal or Plastic
Model Maker or Pattern Maker, Wood
Museum Technician or Conservator
Optician, Dispensing
Patternmaker, Metal or Plastic
Sheet Metal Worker
Shoe and Leather Worker
Tool and Die Maker
Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

1.09 Food Preparation
Butcher or Meat Cutter
Cook, Cafeteria
Cook, Fast Food
Cook, Restaurant
Food Preparation Worker

1.10 Systems Operation
Power Plant Operator
Ship Engineer
Stationary Engineer and Boiler Operator
Water-Treatment-Plant Operator

1.11 Equipment Operation
Agricultural Equipment Operator
Grader, Bulldozer, or Scraper Operator
Construction Equipment Operator
Crane and Tower Operator
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operator
Paving Equipment Operator
Tank Car, Truck, or Ship Loader

1.12 Manufacturing & Production
Dental or Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician
Electrical or Electronic Equipment Assembler
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler
Engine or Other Machine Assembler
Inspector or Tester
Machine Setter, Operator, or Tender
Printing Machine Operator
Textile, Apparel, or Furnishings Worker

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