Social "Helpers"

People in the social category prefer to work with others in a supportive way. They tend to be highly verbal, express themselves well, and get along well in groups. Social types typically prefer the team approach to problem solving. People in the social category often describe themselves as cooperative, friendly, and understanding. They receive rewards from helping others.

Are you...?

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Idealistic
  • Understanding
  • Cooperative
  • Responsible
  • Empathetic
  • Patient
  • Insightful
  • Outgoing
  • Generous
  • Kind

Do you enjoy...?

  • Joining clubs
  • Attending sport events
  • Caring for children
  • Leading
  • Volunteering
  • Planning and supervising an activity
  • Mediating disputes
  • Meeting new people
  • Working in groups

Career considerations

  • Youth services worker
  • Recreation director
  • Teacher
  • Clergy
  • Parole officer
  • Fitness instructor
  • Counselor
  • Paramedic
  • Athletic coach
  • Attorney
  • Extension agent

Potential areas of study

Explore a list of majors that tend to be Social, or check out the entire list of K-State academic programs.

Get more information

To find out more information about K-State majors and related careers, stop by the Career Center in the Berney Family Welcome Center.