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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Ahahahaha, you don't have to know yet. Have you thought about doing work experience/shadowing?

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    Well I'm starting my final year of uni in September so kind of need to start getting an idea.

    I've thought about it, just no idea what to do work experience in/ what to shadow. I don't have any interests in professions at this point.
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    Well I'm starting my final year of uni in September so kind of need to start getting an idea.

    I've thought about it, just no idea what to do work experience in/ what to shadow. I don't have any interests in professions at this point.
    Ach, you have like 30-40 years of working still - loads of time!

    Sounds cliché but have you done any of those career interest tests? I think prospects has a good one. Also there's looking at what you're good at/enjoy?

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Ach, you have like 30-40 years of working still - loads of time!

    Sounds cliché but have you done any of those career interest tests? I think prospects has a good one. Also there's looking at what you're good at/enjoy?

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    Yeah I've done loads of those tests, they always come out with science jobs. Which I know I won't enjoy because...well I've hated my course.
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    I wanna earn ££££££ writing for TV and film.
    But seriously idm as long as I'm doing something I love.


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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    Yeah I've done loads of those tests, they always come out with science jobs. Which I know I won't enjoy because...well I've hated my course.
    Well there are plenty of non-science jobs you can do. What about accounting? Or teaching? Or something in business? Maybe consulting? There are loads and loads of graduate careers out there... you'll definitely find one that interests you.
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    Well there are plenty of non-science jobs you can do. What about accounting? Or teaching? Or something in business? Maybe consulting? There are loads and loads of graduate careers out there... you'll definitely find one that interests you.
    I can flat out say teaching is definitely not for me. I don't have the patience for it, kids deserve a better teacher.

    I have been constantly looking into other career routes trust me. I just don't seem to be "qualified" or experienced enough for any of the things mentioned.

    Getting the first "professional" job I think will be the hardest thing, moving on from there should be easier.
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    £10 million
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    I would love to be a clinical psychologist, but an author and illustrator in my spare time. That is literally my dream <3

    As long as I make enough money to live happily, I don't mind
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    £3.75 per hour. i can't even get that atm! savings =£175k
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    (Original post by Madgiddypig)
    I would love to be a clinical psychologist, but an author and illustrator in my spare time. That is literally my dream <3

    As long as I make enough money to live happily, I don't mind
    You've got it spot on for me. Of courses you want to live comfortably with enough food and the means to enjoy life, however, rather than excess money i would be much happier with fulfilment, no regrets and the knowledge that i have people around me that i cherish
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    Well I'm starting my final year of uni in September so kind of need to start getting an idea.

    I've thought about it, just no idea what to do work experience in/ what to shadow. I don't have any interests in professions at this point.
    Good luck with your final year s.s!
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    (Original post by john2054)
    Good luck with your final year s.s!
    Thanks John.
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    (Original post by Stegosaurus99)
    You've got it spot on for me. Of courses you want to live comfortably with enough food and the means to enjoy life, however, rather than excess money i would be much happier with fulfilment, no regrets and the knowledge that i have people around me that i cherish
    Couldn't have put it better myself ^.^
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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    Scientific researcher, £90k
    90k in scientific research is possible?

    Damn I need to switch careers!
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    (Original post by Another)
    90k in scientific research is possible?

    Damn I need to switch careers!
    how much do dentists earn?
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    When considering future earnings it's worth thinking about what kind of jobs will be subject to increased automation as technology improves, and what could be outsourced overseas which will drive down wages.

    Some of the financial services jobs might come in this category especially regarding outsourcing when trade deals are in place with countries like India that open up markets: Indian financial service firms will be more easily able to compete for UK contracts which should lower the cost by driving down fees from UK firms that are forced to compete with them. Which will be cheaper for businesses generally but may mean that some of the UK salaries have to come down to be more in line with the Indian ones.
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    It's not about how much you earn but also where you earn it lol. If I never try my hand at business, I'd be happy with my current income but somewhere cheaper but nice to live e.g. Brisbane.
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    In an ideal world if I knew what I wanted to do with my life early-on then I would be a Veterinary Surgeon - more than happy if I'd by earning £50k+ by retirement.
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    (Original post by trustmeimlying1)
    how much do dentists earn?
    about 60k 5 years after graduation, 80 - 90k average with experience (and specialisation), but if you're talented and running your own private practice there's no upper limit on what you can earn. One of our tutors became a millionaire by making smart business choices, although I don't think I will ever go down that route.

    Then again I know of someone who started making 80k straight after his training year. I suppose it's like asking how much does a banker earn, it's so varied
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    (Original post by Another)
    about 60k 5 years after graduation, 80 - 90k average with experience (and specialisation), but if you're talented and running your own private practice there's no upper limit on what you can earn. One of our tutors became a millionaire by making smart business choices, although I don't think I will ever go down that route.

    Then again I know of someone who started making 80k straight after his training year. I suppose it's like asking how much does a banker earn, it's so varied
    Impressive salary right there.
    (Original post by MagicNMedicine)
    When considering future earnings it's worth thinking about what kind of jobs will be subject to increased automation as technology improves, and what could be outsourced overseas which will drive down wages.

    Some of the financial services jobs might come in this category especially regarding outsourcing when trade deals are in place with countries like India that open up markets: Indian financial service firms will be more easily able to compete for UK contracts which should lower the cost by driving down fees from UK firms that are forced to compete with them. Which will be cheaper for businesses generally but may mean that some of the UK salaries have to come down to be more in line with the Indian ones.
    yeh study medicine?
 
 
 
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