Learning - Careers | 13-18 yrs

Offbeat Career Options For Your Teen

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Children of yesteryears usually wanted to be either doctors or engineers. These two career options, along with a few alternatives in a couple of other fields, were the only choices available then. But, with the advancement of science and technology, and the opening up of trade and business across the globe, the scope of career opportunities has also become more vibrant and wider.

From ethical hacking to pet grooming, and from product designing to ice cream tasting, the range of careers available for today’s children is quite exciting. This global trend is catching up fast in India too.

According to an article titled Booming Offbeat Careers in India, published in htcampus.com, ‘With changing economic and business scenario all over India, a shift in student ideology has been observed. Growing competition in the traditional careers of becoming doctors, engineers or academicians has left many students in the search of worthwhile alternatives. As global trends been easily observed from the comfort of their homes, many students have been inspired by catchy offbeat careers trending amongst the youth of the developed countries.’

So, if your child really loves to take up an offbeat career, encourage her to go ahead. After all, Steve Jobs was absolutely right when he said “You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly happy is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do”

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