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.

How to Become a Psychiatrist

ValuePenguin answers how to become a psychiatrist, and we also ask three current professionals why they decided to become one in the first... Read More

What Does a Psychiatrist Do?

Life for these mental health professionals largely depends on whether they work in hospital facilities, private practice or in the academic... Read More

How to Advance as a Pharmacist

Pharmacists can get ahead by narrowing their focus, continually educating themselves and seeking out relationships with their colleagues... Read More

How to Advance as a Dental Hygienist

For dental hygienists, the next stop along the career path isn't always an obvious one. And how do you get there? As a result of our... Read More

How to Advance as a Physical Therapist

For physical therapists, the next stop along the career path isn't always an obvious one. And how do you get there? As a result of our... Read More

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

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