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How do you decide what you want to do? Bump this tomorrow thanks.
I like lots of things but they don't really bring the jobs. What do you you enjoy doing?
be one of those world-changey people.
Youre not stupid enought to really think that 'aspiration' is aspiration
I hate my current job. It'd need to be something that doesn't make me anxious ie that I am able to do well and with confidence in my ability. You've got to earn a living, might as well do something fulfilling that makes you feel like you can say yeah I've definitely left a little mark on the world and made it better. I'd basically love to be a university lecturer. It has a nice balance of learning and making a positive impact on others. I think I like to advocate for others too. Basically I should be doing policy research and teaching a subject I'm passionate about. Maybe.
When growing up your main influences are your parents, friends and teachers. Giving a child attention and encouragement can have a lasting effect that they will remember. Any teacher that ever gave me time I have always had very strong appreciation for.
That and I genuinely think I understand how to treat students (adults not kids) an I'd be really excited about the support and wellbeing aspect of university work. in my curren job pretty much the only thing I enjoy is seeing young people doing amazing things.
The independence is unrivalled and if you're serious about engaging with policy makers etc, Universities will increasingly love you for it.
It's not necessarily the thing to go for if avoiding anxiety is important for you though. The image of lecturers being people who sit around leisurely contemplating the world whilst occasionally divulging their wisdom to select gatherings of students is way outdated. It's a high-pressure job (which is reflected in competitive pay now tbf) and for most people I know who do it, it's pretty much their whole life. Obviously this will be true of any really fulfilling job up to a point though.
I know academia can have quite long hours and you are responsible for a lot of people. But I quite like the idea and think I'd be good at it so wouldn't have the stress from being a bit shit at my job ( which j have currently)
I strongly recommend that you switch into sciences (engineering or health would be best) before you do so.
I don't know if I want a career. I haven't been to university - am I still allowed a career?
I'd make a very good house-husband.
If so, the DiS Sexism Massive have apparently decided you should pursue a career in PR while looking for a husband.
Does that even count for stuff these days?
Reckon you could make some good maps
like all of sudden liking maps is cool, it is like the equivalent of cats and reddit. GET OVER MAPS
they don't love you like i love you
maps are great
like with dinosaurs and ryan gosling. it's all BS
dinosaurs are brilliant www.tinyurl.com/dinosaurs-cat-race i hope that's right
Still don't understand how I can enjoy and be good at making maps, but when it comes to drawing 'normal' stuff I am terrible at it.
just become a money grabbing, evil lawyer as intended
they fly cool jets and stuff
Having a law degree is like having a badge that says 'I'm dead smart and determined and successful'. I wish I had something like that :-\
I don't exactly regret doing a degree with no job prospects, but it's starting to bother me a little. Like, what on earth do I do after this? I don't even know if I can do anything. I'd probably be useless. I'm 95% sure I'll just end up in some minimum wage job.
At least I have another 2.5 years left here I guess.
or copy-editing, I can see you enjoying that. They're methodical and precise but still about words and language.
Law's kinda just a solid humanities degree like English
You have English as a mother tongue and can communicate in other languages. You're gold dust. I say this from my own perspective. Didn't do a languages degree but made a serious effort during my MA to get my French and german back on track and its paid dividends. No one cares if you're perfect, but the fact you can actually speak,the language and that you have the all important English as a mother to,hue is beyond important for a lot,of companies.
so...best of luck!
and then finding yourself inspecting someone's eyeballs and going, 'Oh, is that me on now? Mint!'
Unless you're extraordinarily lucky or extraordinarily sad, or did something hyper specific, or all three, then you're going to spend a while readjusting and trying to work out what you want to do. But eventually everything falls into place and you end up where you feel comfortable, through luck and a bit of dedication. The best thing is doing something you hate for a bit. No greater motivator than unhappiness. But it sucks at the time.
Just embark on a slow, steady process of elimination.
Most of us get a job and stick with it out of comfort, security and inertia until the last remnants of any dream we ever had have bled away for ever...
See also - relationships LOL.
Because fuck defining yourself by your job and deriving all your self-esteem from it.
Or be a rally driver. Both good choices.
you should consider teaching evening classes at least. My family on my mum's side is teachers and social workers, and your personality on here at least is teacher through and through
I worked for a company that ended up getting us involved with the online marketing, I put it on my CV and I got a call from a company via Total Jobs. 5 years down the line, I'm still doing it.
I sometimes want to stay at uni forever and become an academic, but that's just a way of deflecting real life, isn't it? (sorry soapy/anyone else in this field).
Might go into archiving. Mind you, that isn't much better.
(you did say you're good at BJs didnt you?)