The Investigative category in the RIASEC job listings is one of scientific, research, analysis and Mathematics. The people who work in this category are observant, intellectual, and analytical people. They prefer work environments which are logic based, scientific, and not formally structured. They believe in problem solving, a creative mindset and ambiguous challenges in their work. Some examples of investigative careers include doctors, data analysis, research and engineering.
Bryce Weiler is a sports commentator, co-founder of the Beautiful Lives Project, and an accessibility consultant for the Baltimore Orioles. He earned a Bachelor's in communications and sports management from the University of Evansville and a Master's degree in sports administration.
Sarah was born legally blind with Bilateral Optic Nerve Hypoplasia. Originally from the Chicagoland area, she graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.
Hoby Wedler is a chemist, entrepreneur, and educator who founded Hoby's Essentials, which sells food seasonings curated with his chemical knowledge.
Elizabeth (Liz) Myska is a lawyer who specializes in Elder Law and Estate Planning. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in History and Political Science, then completed her JD degree at Suffolk University.
Dr. Mona Minkara
Mona Minkara lives in Boston, MA and is an assistant professor of bioengineering at Northeastern University. She has been visually impaired since childhood due to macular degeneration and cone-rod dystrophy.
Benjamin Tracy Minish is the Mission Control Center Operations Manager at Nasa. He received his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Georgia in 1984.
Dr. Amy Bower
Amy Bower is an Oceanographer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics at Tufts University and her PHD in Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island. She was not born blind, but she lost her sight as a young adult due to Retinitis Pigmentosa.
Dr. Trina Bassak
Dr. Trina Bassak is a pediatric physical therapist at AIM Home Healthcare in Colorado. She studied at the University of Scranton and later received her doctorate of physical therapy (DPT) through online schooling.