Many House Hunters fans out there have pondered a career in real estate. Here is a bit of information to help you take that idea from fantasy to reality. The primary difference between real estate agents and brokers is that brokers can run their own real estate businesses. Agents must work for a broker.
Baylor students can major in Real Estate through the Hankamer School of Business. To learn more about the job duties, pay, and job growth of brokers and real estate sales agents, you can visit Occupational Outlook Handbook. Realtor.org has a list of designations and certifications available through the National Association of Realtors®.
If you enjoy learning about fitness and nutrition, you might find a nice fit with the Exercise Physiology major. The program has a built-in internship and can prepare students for working in a wide variety of settings. Consider if you would enjoy taking classes like:
- Principles of Health Fitness Instruction
- Exercise and Sport Nutrition
- Techniques of Strength Training and Conditioning
- Sports Psychology
- Clinical Exercise Physiology
- Exercise Programming for Individuals with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities
For more information on the major courses, check out the Major Academic Planner for Exercise Physiology. To learn more about becoming an exercise physiologist, you can visit ExploreHealthCareers.org.
If you need a summer job, part-time job, or full-time employment in Waco, then the Waco Convention Center is the place to be tomorrow. The Work in Waco Job Fair will feature more than 40 local employers. The fair is open to current students and alumni who graduated within the past year. The fair will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and you can learn more at the Work in Waco website.
Do you have a desire to create your own company? If so, you might be called to entrepreneurship. Lucky for you, Baylor has just the program you need. Click here to learn more about Baylor’s Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship programs.
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Work with animals can take on many forms, so think beyond veterinarian as your only option. A good place to start your exploration is with the job listings on the website for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. There, you will find a variety of postings for internships, summer jobs, and full-time employment. Think how cool it could be to have Curator of Birds or Elephant Keeper on your resume!
Do you naturally gravitate toward leadership roles? Managers are found in every industry, and if you foresee yourself wanting to work in such a position, here are some places to learn more about your options:
Management Occupations (Occupational Outlook Handbook)
Management Occupations (O*NET OnLine)
Baylor University Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Calling all do-gooders! The Make a Difference Career Fair is today from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the 5th Floor of Cashion Academic Center. Employers from the non-profit and public sectors will be on hand to discuss their employment opportunities. Bring copies of your resume, and dress appropriately. Click here for more information.
Seeking wise counsel is a critical component of exploring a call to vocational ministry. The Ministry Guidance Program at Baylor has several resources to help you learn more about yourself and the prospect of working in Christian ministry. Visit the program’s website to learn more about the different aspects of the program, and when you visit, make sure to follow the links on the left sidebar to get more detailed information.
This may be a new one to you. Anesthesiologist assistants must hold a Master’s degree from an approved training program. There are only eight anesthesiologist assistant programs available at this time, and they do require an undergraduate science background. Explorehealthcareers.org provides more information on this high-paying career with a good outlook.