Career Questions tagged Career

A career is a personal journey that is not defined by a single role or moment in time. Every job is a part of your career, and occupation will provide...

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Stephanie N. May 28, 2016

What type of careers can you get into with an economics degree besides and actual economist?

I love Econ and want to major in it and have seen the web sites that show you jobs but have never actually known anyone with a degree in economics besides my teacher so I didn't know what kind of different real world jobs people with economics degrees actually have #career...


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Grace T. May 28, 2016

How do I know what degree to peruse in order to follow my planed career path?

I want to go into advertising, but more specifically write and direct television ads and music videos. I would presume I would meed some sort of marketing degree, but do I major or minor in that? Also what do I do as far as the artistic side of it? #college #career #marketing...


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Cristian G. May 27, 2016

For an engineering profession, will an engineer be required to have taken the FE Exam? (Fundamentals of Engineering)

Im a chemical engineering student in my senior year and my advisor said that if i take the FE exam, i wont have to take a engineering elective but i have seen a FE practice exam and i haven't taken the proper class that i will be taking until my last semester. I would like to know if in the...

#engineering #exam #career #engineer

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Mykaelah F. May 27, 2016

How do you make the choice of loving what you do, and doing the job because you have to?

I asked this question because most adults end up in dead-in jobs. How do you know that you are doing what you love, in order not to end up in a slump. #career #jobs #career-choice #student #graduate #life #career-plan...


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Javier M. May 27, 2016

What Is the average day of someone in the computer engineering, or scientist, space?

As I continue to decided what I want to do with my future career, I think of how the average work day is for each career. What are the average work hours? The average pay? The average amount of projects being worked on? etc. #computer-science #career #computer #technology...


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Thomas L. May 26, 2016

What kind of jobs should high school students look for?

When I was in high school, I was limited in my options of finding a job because I had no work experience yet every job wants someone with work experience. I would like to know what jobs kids in high school right now should look for. #college #career #jobs #work...


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Mario B. May 26, 2016

What was your method of finding a career after college?

Many students like myself could benefit from advice on how to enter the job market. #career #university #graduate #career-paths #work...


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Katherine P. May 26, 2016

What can I do if I don't know what I want to do in the future?

I don't know what career I can pursue in the future and college is coming in 2-3 years! I need some advice for this because I also join some clubs and I don't know what subject I am interested in in school. #career #help #advice...


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Jesus C. May 26, 2016

What does and engineer (both in and out of college) go through on a daily basis from waking up to going to bed?

I would like to see what an engineer goes through a day, what they do on a regular basis, how they handle things, etc. #college #engineering #career #mechanical #company...


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Kelly W. May 26, 2016

Is it possible to pursue a career in teaching, and then later in life, a career in nursing?

I'm the kind of person that wants to save the world in a thousand different ways - which makes picking a career exceptionally difficult. I don't know if I could ever pick just one career for the rest of my life. So I've considered becoming a teacher for several years (as in, more than a...

#teaching #college #career-change #nurse #career

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Aylin N. May 26, 2016

when is a good time to start my career path/plan?

I'm going to be a senior this fall and i want to start taking my future more seriously and start planning my career path. #career #career-path...


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Kelly W. May 26, 2016

What advice to you have for a high school student searching for a career in secondary education (teaching high school) - specifically, teaching English?

I'm seeking a possible career in secondary education, and while I've been working as a teacher's assistant for almost a year, I still want to know more about what it's like to be a teacher. #career #teacher #career-counseling #english...


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Myan N. May 25, 2016

What jobs would you recommend that let's you set up your own schedule and work on your own time?

I am interested in a job where I can go to work on my own time and not on a regular 40 hour work based per week because I feel like I can handle things on my own time rather than being on a daily schedule for work. #career #jobs...


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Myan N. May 25, 2016

When you are certified to become a pediatrician, will you start right away as a pediatrician or will you have to go through the step ladder as an assistant, then nurse, then pediatrician doctor?

I would like to know if you go straight to become a pediatrician after medical school as you are certified or do you have to go through training at a doctor's office and be a nurse before actually treating patients as a pediatric doctor, since I would like to become a pediatrician. #doctor...

#pediatrician #career #pediatrics #medical

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Jordan D. May 25, 2016

What made you decide whatever career(s) you are currently undertaking?

It is a question of curiosity and universal application; almost anybody can answer it. #career #jobs #career-choice #occupation...


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michelle M. May 25, 2016

Career wise is it always best to pursue an internship in college?

Is it beneficial doing internships in college for the career you decide choosing? I hear many pros and cons about internships regarding careers and I wanted a clear concise answer. #college #career...


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Dylan M. May 25, 2016

How important are job co-op opportunities to employment after graduation?

I am interested in civil engineering. Some of the colleges I have looked at require a co-op, and others do not. It seems like a co-op would be a good idea. Is there any hard data on co-op opportunities and whether they led to employment quicker? #engineering #career...


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Paige H. May 25, 2016

What is the best career advice you'd give a student working towards a degree in International Affairs?

I'm currently an International Affairs major and have finished a few classes toward it. I want to pursue a career in teaching English as a Second Language, but am also curious about what types of opportunities having a degree in International Affairs will bring me? I'm also curious on what the...

#giving-advice #college #major #career-advice #career #international-affairs

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Cristian G. May 25, 2016

In an interview for a profession, will you get asked if you have any tattoos?

I'm a chemical engineering student in my senior year. I don't know many people who work in a profession such as engineering or business, but, is it common for those big corporations to ask you if you any tattoos? #college #engineering #career #engineer #interviews #hire...


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Alyssa S. May 24, 2016

What are some possible job opportunities as an engineer? Where do I start after college?

Picturing myself as an engineer I don't foresee what exactly it is that I will be doing as a job. People ask me this question all the time but I honestly don't have a clue other than that I want to be a mechanical engineer. I am not really sure what I could do with that and how I should start...

#engineering #career #mechanical

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Sarah F. May 24, 2016

How will the college classes I pick help prepare me for my career?

I am an incoming college freshman. I am majoring in communication sciences and disorders because I want to pursuing a career in communications, particularly speech and language pathology. I know there a major specific classes, but I want to know how will those courses I take help prepare me for...

#communication #speech-pathology #communications #college #career

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jordan R. May 24, 2016

I was told that in the business management field it's hard to make a career out of it unless you obtain your masters degree. My question to you all is 1. Is that true? and 2. Is business management a field that is hard to make into a career?

I've come to this site to get my questions answered by professionals to clarify all the things told to me by family members and other resources about getting a degree in this field. Although their advice is nice I just wanted to clarify this with professionals to see if I'd have to consider a...

#college #management #business #major #career #degree

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Jose M. May 24, 2016

Am I making a good career choice or should I consider other options?

I am a high school senior currently taking computer animation and graphic design. I enjoy art, drawing, and computers and this field combines all of my passions into one. #career...


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Jessica S. May 24, 2016

Marketing degree

A marketing degree Is a pretty broad and general degree. What are some specific type of career paths a graduate may expect to follow once they receive their degree ? #career #marketing #career-advice...


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Tatum D. May 24, 2016

How do you know when you've found your perfect carter choice?

I am a high school senior, about to graduate and go off to college but I have no idea what I want to do as a career. I like science and math related subjects but nothing really sparks my interest as a job I want for the rest of my life. So I want to know what were some key signs that made you...

#job-search #adults #advice #career-advice #teacher #teaching #professional #college-advice #career

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Anna G. May 24, 2016

How do you know if you are choosing the right major for your career?

I am majoring in Biology (B.S) and want to enter the medical field to be a surgeon. I know biology is a good major for working in the medical field, but are there other majors that would be more beneficial to me for my career plans? Or other more specific majors? #doctor #career #medical #major...


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Brian C. May 23, 2016

What is it like to be a Mechanical Engineer?

Is it a desk job? Does it require a lot of hands on work? Do you carry a lot of individual responsibility or is there a lot of teamwork? Does your income allow you to live comfortably? #engineering #career...


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Mark Z. May 23, 2016

What should I do if I don't know what I want to study?

I'm not sure what my passions are. #college...


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Jasmine W. May 23, 2016

Is it okay to pick a major that does not have a lot of job opportunities in the state you live in?

My current major is Apparel Merchandising and Product Development and with me being in Ohio, the jobs can be limited because it is not one of the larger, more fashion driven states. Would it be too risky to stick with it , and chance the possibility of relocating? #career...


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Usman K. May 22, 2016