Investigative individuals can be described as intellectual and are typically thought of as inquisitive, rational, analytical, and logical. They enjoy activities that involve thought and exploration, and prefer working with ideas rather than people, things, or physical activity. Investigative work will entail searching for facts, collecting and analyzing, or figuring out problems mentally. Investigative individuals thrive in unstructured environments with minimal supervision. Examples of investigative careers are computer programmers, engineers, and research analysts.