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Anne Macleod Weeks is a graduate of Lawrence and Villanova Universities. She has been an educational administrator and English teacher for 38 years, specializing in the area of college admission. Ms. Weeks has been a leader in the college admission and Advanced Placement arenas and has published on pertinent educational topics in a variety of national papers and journals. She currently resides in Nova Scotia, Canada.
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No One Says You Have To Be What Your Major Tells You

You chose a major that would lead to a specific career. But now, you see the job market for that career has dwindled. What to do?

Time to think outside the box!

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Forbes listed the top 25 careers for Millennials that provide a work/life balance with reasonable salaries. The Young Invincibles, a DC non-profit focused on issues facing Millennials, researched careers that will appear to be “outside the box,” but in reality, provide a great niche for providing collaborative and creative environments and predicted job growth through 2022.

 

Here’s the list!

  • Physician Assistants: 38% growth by 2022; 91k median income
  • Actuaries: 26%; 93.6k
  • Statisticians: 27%, 75.5k; Biomedical engineers: 27%; 86.9k
  • Computer and Information Research Scientists: 15%; 102k
  • Marketing Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists: 32%; 60.3k
  • Nuclear Engineers: 9%; 104k
  • Elevator Installers and Repairers: 25%; 76.6k
  • Petroleum Engineers: 26%; 130.2k
  • Therapists: 27%; 70k; Dental Hygienists: 33%; 70.2k
  • Logisticians: 22%; 72.7k
  • Financial Analysts and Advisors: 16%; 71.7k
  • Software Developers and Programmers: 19%; 87.1k
  • Pharmacists: 15%; 116.6k
  • Public Relations and Fundraising Managers: 13%; 95.4k
  • Public Relations Specialists: 12%;54.1k; Credit Analysts: 10%; 61k
  • Agents/Business Managers of Artists, Performers, Athletes: 10%; 63.3k
  • Geological and Petroleum Technicians: 15%; 52.7k; Dieticians and Nutritionists: 21%; 55.2k
  • Medical Scientists: 13%; 76k; Agricultural and Food Scientists: 9%; 58.6k
  • Surveyors, Cartographers, Photogrammetrists:12%; 56.5k; Fundraisers: 17%; 50.6k

 

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Anne Weeks

Anne Macleod Weeks is a graduate of Lawrence and Villanova Universities. She has been an educational administrator and English teacher for 38 years, specializing in the area of college admission. Ms. Weeks has been a leader in the college admission and Advanced Placement arenas and has published on pertinent educational topics in a variety of national papers and journals. She currently resides in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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