Category:Career Exploration

How Can I Land an Internship in the Accounting Field?

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Lindsay from Kaplan University asks: “I recently have been trying to find internships in the accounting field. My father worked for Ernst & Young for many years and has nothing but good things to say about the company. My school has not let me know about any opportunities with Ernst & Young. Do I need to go through my school to find an internship there? How do I start the process?” Thanks for your question, Lindsay.  Internships allow students to “test drive” their major and career path before officially starting in their first full-time position after graduation.  I’m excited to … / Read more »




Considering a Career in the Military? Here Are Some Facts to Consider

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. Choosing a career path can often be a very difficult decision, especially when you don’t know where to begin looking. It is an important decision that will impact your livelihood and should be thought through thoroughly. If you are considering enlisting in the military, here are some facts that you should consider while making your decision. The military has a large variety of career paths If you are trying to decide between a life in the military or another career path, there is likely a way that you can do both. The military employs … / Read more »




A Starter’s Guide to Becoming a Freelance Party Planner

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An Article by contributor Victoria Hill. Being a freelance party or event planner may seem like the perfect job. You get to set your own hours, plan exciting events and you aren’t trapped in an office all day long. It has a lot of perks. However, like every job, it also has its drawbacks. What follows is a guide for how to become a party planner while achieving success and staying sane at the same time. Education Requirements for Becoming a Freelance Party Planner There are some party planner qualifications. For example, you will likely need to have a bachelor’s … / Read more »




What Kind of Careers Can I Pursue with a Theology Degree?

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Giulio from Loyola University New Orleans asks: “I have a masters in Criminal Justice and will have a Masters in Theology soon – What kind of careers can I pursue with my education?” Thanks for your question, Giulio.  In simple terms, you can pursue lots of different paths in virtually any career, but especially in religious studies and theology.  It is quite rare that having a particular major means that you can only do one or two jobs.  Having coached many thousands of clients over the last decade, I can tell you that many, especially college students, have a limited … / Read more »




How to Become a Home Builder

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An Article by contributor Alicia Hill. For many asking, what does a home builder do? This article is a summary of that answer. A home builder is a strenuous, but rewarding job for a person who enjoys working outside on a hands-on project. A home-builder works on the construction of private homes anywhere from custom, one-of-a-kind homes, to a production of similarly designed houses. What Qualifications Do You Need to Be a Builder? Home builders often have a degree in construction, and hands-on experience building residential homes. A home builder is responsible for everything that makes up a home; from … / Read more »