Check a University's philosophy dept. and/or philosophy club for INTPs and INTJs.
That's exactly right! My favorite prof is an INTJ, and my two best buds in the dept are INTP and INTJ. A lot of the folks that were philosophy majors as undergrads and planning to go to law school were ENTP or ENTJ. The bulk of the dept. is, however, INTP.
I know only one non-NT in the dept, and he's an NF. I would bet there are a lot of them in Area 3 (ethics, aesthetics, value theory) however. Most of us LEMmings (logic, epistemology, and metaphysics) folks are some flavor of NT.
Umm, my fav? I can send it to you privately if you like, but as an INTJ he's a fairly private man and probably wouldn't appreciate me broadcasting his email on a message board. Would you mind if I cleared it with him first though?
I dont know any INTP in person. Where do you'll hang out?
What majors do you take?
Also I dont know any ISTP, so same questions apply.
I don't know where to find INTPs. I don't think I've ever met one. That one letter makes a big difference.
You might find ISTPs on part of some athletic team. Club sports for sure. Try the biking team if you have one. That's not to say all ISTPs do sports, but you'll find a few that do there.
For majors, see below.
Originally Posted by professor goodstain
We're there somewhere. Look for the one chameleoning everyone else yet something still doesn't seem to follow orders. You can't spot an ISTP? Just imagine an ESTP that did notice the stain on their shirt after no one said anything. That or it's the one tieing their shoes even though the shoes are tied.
Originally Posted by happy puppy
Many of the scientists and engineers I work with are INTPs. They are pretty quiet and low key however and you have to work to get them actually talk to each other very much. They are really funny though if you pester them a little.
My ex husband was an ISTP. He took five years to get out of highschool, had the highest SAT scores of the county his junior year, and worked in construction/manual labor for about ten years before becoming a sucessful tattoo artist.
His mom is also an ISTP. She was a stay at home mom for many years and when she did start working she worked part time jobs that like being a bookkeeper or receptionist. She is the most practical human being I have ever met. Thier family motto-honestly, no lies-"If you're gonna be dumb, you'd better be tough"
Haha I can imagine myself in a similar situation. (This is also an answer to the OPs question.)
I got pretty high SAT scores, took a ton of AP classes, applied to 8 colleges and got into every one of them. Got scholarships too.
I was in Engineering at first, then Community Development and Applied Economics.
Then I dropped out.
I'm taking a year off and considering becoming a plumber cause it's an industry that's going to NEED people (most plumbers now are 40+ and many are looking to retire) and it's good pay/hours/benefits. I'd be pretty happy doing the work too.
Or, if I go back to college, I'd consider studying architecture. I love design in general.