Careers News & Analysis

The Best Jobs in America in 2018—and Where to Find Them

Companies have increased hiring over the past year, but the job market in these cities is better than others. Read More

Six Transition Careers that Require Two Years or Less of Education, Training

These are a few strong career options you can more easily transition into, with only a few years of preparation. Read More

What It's Like Being a Nurse Practitioner

This interview with Atlanta-based Dr. Sharon Campbell was condensed for clarity. To contribute to ValuePenguin’s coverage on careers,... Read More

Going to School to Be a Veterinarian -- Professor Q&A

This interview with Dr. Susan C. Nelson, a clinical associate professor at Kansas State University, was condensed for clarity. To... Read More

Going to School to Be an Audiologist -- Professor Q&A

I graduated with my Master’s degree, which was the required degree at the time. So I became licensed, and certified, and so forth. I worked... Read More

What's It Like Being a Dental Hygienist?

Anastasia Turchetta has spent 28 years as a registered dental hygienist in three states, so she has her fair share of stories. Like the... Read More

What's It Like Being a Ski Instructor?

The great part about becoming a ski instructor is that you'll always be a student. "Your skiing will improve tremendously once you start... Read More

Going to School to Be a Mental Health Counselor -- Professor Q&A

When A. Keith Mobley made the switch from mental health counselor to educating the next generation of counselors, he made a discovery. "... Read More

What's It Like Being a Physical Therapist?

There are more than just actors behind the curtain at your favorite Broadway musical. It's also standard practice for these big-time shows... Read More