The Paw Print
We work our butts off to get through college, stay up late studying, eat only ramen to meet our bills, and work retail to manage our money; and for what- to be unemployed when we graduate. That’s certainly how it seems.
It’s nothing new, jobs these days are hard to come by and it doesn’t look like that will change any time soon. So what do we have to look forward to after graduating? Well I found top jobs and careers to go into if you’re looking to be employed right out of college!
Here we go!
One of the top careers is Biomedical engineering. So many advances are being made in labs that this career field is always looking for more people! The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the field will see a 62% growth of jobs between 2010 and 2020! This career field is placed in the top 10 programs at many Universities.
Another top career choice is Biometrics. This field teaches students how to build automated identification devices, such as facial recognition systems. Soon, the biometric readers may replace IDs and passwords in public and private sectors. This field is expected to grow to 363 million by 2018! Grads with a strong foundation in biometrics can pursue careers as security consultants, intelligence analysts, or biometric system designers!
Forensic science is another great choice! This career focuses on using technology to analyze evidence; students need to be well versed in math, science, and learn how to interface with the criminal justice system.
Here’s a surprise, computer game design is 4th on our list! The online game industry is expected to reach 82 Billion by 2017! The builders must learn skills in animation, audio design, and programing and production management and have expertise to be employed and create simulated training environments. More than 200 colleges and universities now offer a major in game design.
Cyber security ranks in at number five! Many companies are based online now and need to become aggressive about the security of their computer systems. Between 2014 and 2016, the Pentagon plans to add more than 4,000 experts to its cyber command team. This career field offers many career opportunities.
Business analytics comes in at number six. This career field works closely with data science, and is primarily a business major. Many only require a bachelor’s degree in the business and information technology field.
A career in public health places at number seven which gives us many prospects. The public health field deals with the threat of global epidemics, health reform, prevention, and working with patients.
Last on the list is robotics. Between 2012 and 2020, robotics could create between 2 million to 3.5 million new jobs! Robots are now assisting in surgery, underwater, mapping the arctic ice, and even surveying the surface on Mars! More and more students are self-designating a major in robotics so colleges are beginning to add the study to their list.
Looks like science is a hit if you want a career right out of college! Good luck job hunting!