We surveyed 697 judicial law clerks to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.

Holland Codes

Judicial law clerks are enterprising and conventional

Judicial law clerks tend to be predominantly enterprising individuals, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others. They also tend to be conventional, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a judicial law clerk. However, if you are realistic, 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 judicial law clerk break down:

Big Five

The top personality traits of judicial law clerks are social responsibility and openness

Judicial law clerks score highly on social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others. They also tend to be high on the measure of openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average judicial law clerk: