Has writing been your passion or does the field of dance interest you? The career preferences available today are plenty as well as diverse. Explore your options with the different careers enlisted in this article.
Gone are the days when only a handful of professions were considered to be lucrative. The options that are available today are mind-boggling! With the changing times, the perspective of people has changed as well and opting for unconventional careers is the current trend. Ranging from creative to extremely professional, we give you a list of the various career options.
An administrator has the title role in a company and is the one who reports to the board of directors. An administrator should be a good planner and has to monitor all the important details required for the functioning of a workplace.
This would mean a person who is qualified in all respects and has the knowledge to inspect crops and other factors associated with the same.
An astronomer is a person who studies astronomy, which includes the study of astronomical objects.
In financial accounting, an auditor has to assess the financial systems of the company. An audit is performed to evaluate certain information required by the company and the auditor has to maintain the accounts for the company.
An archaeologist deals with the excavation of old sites that would reveal about the culture and history of a place. This is done through extensive documentation and analysis.
An architect is one who plans and designs the layout of buildings or complexes. He/she should conform to the basic rules to create innovative, but safe designs.
An astrologer is a person who predicts the future by studying the various planetary positions.
A builder is one who accepts contracts from other parties to build or repair buildings, roads or any other structures. Such a person is the one who deals with providing all the materials and labor required for the completion of the project.
A car designer is one who needs to be creative and should be able to sketch the models, keeping in mind the entire process from manufacturing to the development of the product.
A cardiologist is one who treats the various disorders related to the heart.
Animated cartoons as well as cartoons in print are in great demand. A cartoonist can illustrate for editorial content or even for comic books.
A chef has the job of maintaining a professional kitchen while preparing the required delicacies.
A chemical engineer is involved in activities related to the conversion of raw materials in the chemical processing industry. He/she has to keep a check on the operation of the plant.
A choreographer composes the various dance sequences required in the entertainment industry. This could be for any form of dance.
A comedian’s primary aim is to make an audience laugh. Stand-up comedians are different from clowns, where the latter uses costumes and make-up to don a funny image.
A computer engineer has knowledge of electrical engineering along with knowledge of computer science. Such an engineer gets exposure to software and hardware design.
A computer programmer stands for a professional who is required to write the code base of a computer program for the software. Here, he/she can be a specialist in a particular area of programming.
A consultant is one who has extensive knowledge of a particular subject and can work for a firm or even be self-employed. In this case, clients come to a consultant for accurate advice on the subject.
A correspondent is one who writes or reports for a publication or television channel from a far-off location. This gives an organization ‘live news’ from the particular location.
A cosmetologist is one who is specialized in beauty treatments. He/she can plat the role of a beauty adviser on various subjects related to hair care and skin care and should be aware of the latest techniques employed.
An engineer who is trained in the design and construction of public work projects is termed as a civil engineer. He/she has to deal with all issues related with the site work including the maintenance.
A coach is one who has the primary role of developing the individuals in any given field. Personal coaching in terms of sports or even health is in vogue these days.
A costume designer creates all the costumes that are required in the entertainment industry (films and theater). He/she must know about the characters created by the writer and work in coordination with the entire team.
A person who has all the knowledge of codes is called a cryptographer. This person is an expert at cryptology, which means the knowledge of cracking codes and can also hide information with the creation of complex codes.
The term dancer can represent a person who knows any form of dance and is a specialist in this field. Some dancers may also prefer to play the role of a dance instructor.
A dermatologist is a doctor who deals with the treatment of any kind of skin-related problems.
A designer needs to be creative and mainly need to draw the basic plans. A designer can mean a fashion designer, costume designer, graphic designer, jewelry designer, landscape designer etc.
A detective can either work privately or operate with a police force. He/she is a professional who assists in all types of investigations.
A dietitian is one who advises people on their diet routine for good health. He/she is an expert in the area of food and nutrition.
A diplomat is a person who represents the government. This official is one who does all the international negotiations and helps to develop good relations between countries.
A director can refer to many fields. In the field of arts, it could be a film director, music director or a theater director. It can even be an executive director in terms of business.
Disc jockeys are responsible for playing music in clubs and often in social events. Usually, a disc jockey adds a unique touch to the music with his/her own inputs.
A Ph.D. is the highest academic degree offered to postgraduate students. Known as a Doctorate it is awarded in several disciplines.
A doctor (MD) is a person who practices medicine. He/she is well-versed with the latest techniques involved in medical care.
A demographer is a person who studies demography. Demography is all about studying statistics with relation to population. Such an analysis can be in relation to education, religion, nationality etc.
A dentist treats all sorts of disorders related to oral care. There are many specialization areas in the field of dental care.
A dramatist is a person who writes plays or drama.
This term would mean a scientist who studies the environment and factors associated with it. This would mainly include the organisms and plants.
An economist is an expert in economic theories. Economists can find a range of fields to specialize in.
An editor can be related to various fields. In print media, an editor is the one who decides the entire planning of the publication. He/she manages a team of writers, designers and sub-editors. A sub-editor is one who edits the copy filed by the writers, which is scanned through by the editor.
An environmental scientist has to study biological as well as physical aspects concerned with the environment. For example, soil and water chemistry and all the other subjects related to the air, water and soil quality are studied.
Estate agents can form an agency that deals with the sale of real estate property. Estate agents are the ones who co-ordinate between buyers and sellers.
An ethnologist is someone who studies ethnology. Ethnology deals with the study of the origins of a particular ethnic group. Such a person needs to have interest in the cultural diversity and human history.
An ethologist is a scientist who studies ethology, which is very different from ethnology. Ethology is all about studying the behavior of animals. A student in this case, needs to have the desire to study all about the animal world and their behavior patterns.
An electrical engineer has the knowledge of the practical applications required in this field. He/she may have to deal with the applications of electricity and electromagnetism.
An entrepreneur is responsible for his/her own venture and has a full understanding of the business. He/she is also the one who takes the entire financial responsibility
Farming involves the cultivation of various crops, which are sold in the market. In the recent times, organic farming is gaining attention worldwide.
Fashion designing consists of many categories. There are many designers who create ready-to-wear or even haute couture. One can work as a freelancer with fashion boutiques or even create one’s own label.
A film producer is one who controls and co-ordinates the making of a movie. He/she is responsible for taking some of the major decisions in the making of the film.
This has several other branches and is specially used to solve various criminal cases. He/she can be an expert in finding evidences through DNA fingerprinting and even tracing clues from soil or mineral substances amongst others.
A financial advisor is one who gives a person advice on financial planning and briefs about the investment plans and the profits and loss involved.
Flight instructors are those people who are employed by companies to teach all the things related to flying an aircraft.
Game designing is flourishing with the increasing popularity of video games. A game designer is the one who conceptualizes and plans the content for the game.
A geophysicist is a scientist who studies practical application of the principles of physics to know about the various properties of the earth. (This can include gravitational, magnetic or even seismic methods.)
A graphic artist or a graphic designer is one who has studied graphic arts and is qualified to work in the print media or even the electronic media. He/she can take up various other branches of art or advertising.
A guitarist can play solo or with a group. There are many techniques involved in playing the guitar and one can opt to specialize in the same.
A gynecologist has surgical knowledge and has to deal with all the cases that arise with the female reproductive system and women’s health-related issues.
Genealogists study the history of a family and have the knowledge to obtain information with relation to the ancestry of a family.
Geologists have the primary task to study the various structures of the earth. He/she can find many areas of specialization.
Hairstyling has turned out to be a lucrative career option. There is a great demand for expert hairstylists, especially in the entertainment industry. He/she should be innovative and should know about the latest trends.
A historian is a person who is well-versed with history. He/she has full knowledge of historic events.
A host presents a program on a television channel, at a live event or even on radio. He/she has the prime responsibility of connecting with the audiences.
Illusionists or magicians entertain people with their magic acts or creation of a situation, which seem impossible to believe.
An illustrator is one who draws for publications or works with the advertising industry. He/she should know the basics of drawing and can freelance or work with a team.