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.

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

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

What's It Like Being a Mental Health Counselor in the Military?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who can dispense medication. And a psychologist has earned a Ph.D. and often works in the abstract. But... Read More

Best Cities for Physical Therapists

Here at ValuePenguin, we'd like to offer our services to physical therapists by using four data points -- number of jobs, average salary,... Read More

What's It Like Being a Yoga Instructor?

Steph Armijo had been interested in yoga long before she moved to San Diego, within earshot of a brand-new studio offering classes. "I... Read More

Teaching Actuarial Science - Professor Talk

Some have unfairly said that those who can, do and those who can't, teach. In Ian Duncan's case, he had already done so much that it was... Read More