Like countless other people, you may be craving a change in career. As a student, you might have had your mind set on the position you’re in now. Isn’t it strange that almost as soon as you’ve arrived, you begin looking for a route out? Whatever you’ve become dissatisfied with, don’t fool yourself into thinking it won’t change. No matter what you feel is holding you down, there are always opportunities for a more adventurous career. Here, we’ve suggested some career paths which many people go for in later life. If none of them appeal to you, at least it will get your curiosity going!
A lot of people are attracted to a variety of cruise ship jobs. If you’re already in the customer service sector, this can be an easy adventure to break into. Unless you’re prone to seasickness, there’s almost certainly a position which would suit you on one of these floating hotels. From being a sound technician to a blackjack dealer, from waiter to masseuse, you’ll feel spoilt for choice with all these posts. Any position on a cruise ship will offer you months of travel, and the opportunity to meet all kinds of people. Remember that they all require extended periods away from home, however.
If you’re athletic and still young enough, then you might consider a career in the military. Regardless of the country’s economy, there are always military positions going. A career in the armed forces will let you see the world, and experience things far outside of your day-to-day life. Of course, there are a lot of reasons why this kind of career wouldn’t suit everyone. If you’re up to the task, and don’t have any political qualms about it, then there’s no limit to what you can see and do. Another great thing about the military is the opportunities for further education they offer.
Perhaps you’re fond of children, but have never come across the opportunity to work with them. If you’re after a new experience, there are dozens of ways you can work with children outside of your usual environment. One increasingly popular choice is teaching English in a foreign country. This will not only let you start the career you want, but also offer fantastic opportunities for travel. For a more active role, you might like to enrol on a ski instructor course. You will spend your days teaching children of all ages. Whatever else you feel your current career is missing, people who want to work with kids are always in demand. Whether educational or supervisory, there’s something out there for you!
Hopefully this post has given you a few more ideas for getting out in the world. If your bucket list barely has anything crossed off, this may be your perfect opportunity to really go at it! I’ve listed some of the more accessible jobs here. No matter how distant that dream career seems now, remember that you’ll never know without trying! Think your decision through, put a plan together, and then stick to it. With dedication and a bit of luck, you’ll be on your way soon!