Careers

We recommend carefully researching different career paths before committing to one, as this can impact your life for years to come. Check out ValuePenguin's industry analyses and expert interviews to learn more about potential careers.

Getting a Job as a Physical Therapist

From the application and the interview to where and how you should be looking in the first place, here is our guide for getting that first... Read More

What It's Like Being a Nurse Practitioner

As a nurse practitioner, or as a doctorally-prepared nurse practitioner, a lot of times when I meet other nurses they are happy to meet me... Read More

Values of Graduate School Degrees Vary from Field to Field

This article will discuss the value of degrees in four degree paths. Read More

What It's Like Being a United Nations Translator

David Kamen is, and has long been, a translator at the United Nations. We asked the language expert about his path to a relatively rare... 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 an Accountant?

"You must be good with numbers." Phillip Cheung, a Maryland-based CPA, has heard the common refrain, but the work of accountants and... Read More

What's It Like Being a Pediatric Psychiatrist?

How Dr. Brooke Weindarden introduces her career to new friends can alter the course of a conversation. "I usually try to stick with '... Read More

How to Gauge -- and Leverage -- Your Financial Worth at Work

It can be an uncomfortable conversation for employees of all kinds, but it's a necessary one. Before asking for a certain salary or... Read More

Improve Your Job Application: The Little Things You Can Do to Get Hired

Advice and tips for job applications Read More