The late teenage and early twenties are one of the most confusing times in your life. There are too many options out there, but you don’t know what to do. There are a lot of articles which state the pros and cons of one specific field and what you can do in one field but very few which give an overview of different fields. Remember, this is the age where you can experiment with what you want to do and it is okay to take risks, it’s better to be broke in your twenties than in your thirties. Even if you don’t like anything from this list, there are a lot of options out there, some that you might not even know exist, the only way you will find out about these career options is exploring through working in different places.
This is one of those career options which are not only coming up but also considered hip, the good news is that you don’t need an expensive degree or years of apprenticeship to get good at this job. There are different types of event planning that you can get into, like private parties which range from weddings to kid’s birthdays and even bachelor parties, the other type is corporate event planning. The scope for this job is increasing all over the world as the spendable income is also increasing in the world.
The barrier to entry in this line of job is not that it needs high capital, but it needs good connections. In almost all developed and some developing countries the concept of a personal shopper is on a boom. What you will have to do is to source particular usually luxury items for your clients and sometimes even style entire outfits for them. The good news again is that there is no need to have a college degree for this kind of job.
THE GOOD OLD LAWYER
This is one of those degrees that seems very old school but even today the number of opportunities is on the rise, the good thing about getting a law degree is that even if you don’t want to practice law, this degree will help you in almost all future ventures from starting a business to signing contracts. One of the most searched for commodities in Boston in the recent years was Boston Business Litigation Attorney, this shows the popularity and demand of lawyers in the country. One more advantage is that this field is pretty much recession proof.
Every young person follows or knows about at least a couple of youtubers who are not only doing good but are probably making more than most people with a professional degree and having fun while doing so. One good thing is that you can start a channel about what you like and want and what you are good at. The downside is that the success rate is pretty low.