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.

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

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. We asked the... Read More

Best Cities for Mental Health Counselors

Mental health Counselors is a job related to psychology, where growth in job opportunities are expected to grow. Here are some of the best... 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

Funny or Die's Head Writer on Getting Started in Comedy

Think you're a joker? Hear what it's like to pursue a career in making jokes. Read More