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With a compelling drive to understand how and why things work, ISTPs are action-oriented doers focused on the present. They are practical, realistic, and possess an excellent ability to apply logic and reason. They are masters of tools from the microscopic drill to the supersonic jet, and they are happiest in careers that allow them to use technical skills and tools to problem solve, troubleshoot, or manage a crisis. As leaders, ISTPs are usually up-front leading the charge. ISTPs make up 5.4 percent of the U.S. population.
You gain energy from your inner world.
You value the actual, practical, and present.
You base decisions on logic and facts.
You’re adaptable and prefer flexibility.
Business Information Technology
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice and Criminology
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Natural Resources and Environmental Management
Risk Management and Insurance
Air Traffic Controller
Automotive Products Retailer
Computer Support Specialist
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Emergency Room Physician
Engineer (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil)
Forensic Science Technician
Home Network Installer
Information Services Specialists/Developers
Insurance Adjuster/ Appraiser/Examiner
Intelligence Agent (FBI, CIA, Secret Service)
Sports Equipment/Merchandise Sales
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