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.
Sarah Chung is from the Chicagoland area. She was born legally blind with Bilateral Optic Nerve Hypoplasia. Sarah graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.
Hoby Wedler is driven by his passion for innovative, creative, and insightful thinking. In 2011, he founded a nonprofit organization to lead annual chemistry camps for blind and visually impaired students throughout North America.
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. She then attended Suffolk University Law school and got her JD.
Mona Minkara lives in Boston, MA and is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at Northeastern University. She has been visually impaired since childhood yet has never allowed it to deter her from achieving her career aspirations.
Benjamin Tracy Minish, who goes by Tracy, is the Mission Control Center Operations Manager at Nasa. He received his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Georgia in 1984.
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.
Trina Bassak works as a pediatric physical Therapist at About Kids Home Healthcare in Colorado. She started her career in an inpatient and an outpatient clinic in Pennsylvania, and in 2015, she started her home care work.