We surveyed 212 animal scientists to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Animal scientists are investigative and realistic

Animal scientists tend to be predominantly investigative individuals, which means that they are quite inquisitive and curious people that often like to spend time alone with their thoughts. They also tend to be realistic, which means that they often enjoy working outdoors or applying themselves to a hands-on project.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be an animal scientist. However, if you are social, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average animal scientist break down: