Sometimes it can be difficult to choose from two different career fields. Understanding what each of them entails is important in making your decision. Here is some information about two different unrelated career fields that you may already be interested in and some information about education.
Most estheticians work in beauty salons, spas, and resorts. They typically work with cosmetologists and massage therapists on a regular basis. In order to become a licensed esthetician there are certain steps you need to take beforehand. You must first attend an accredited school or enroll in a program that is accredited and receive your diploma. Typically you can receive diplomas and certificates to become an esthetician in trade schools or career colleges. You will be required to do a lot of coursework and also gain clinical experience. Many career colleges and trade schools give you the opportunity to intern at a beauty salon or spa to gain experience in the field.
In the required coursework and hands-on practice, you will be required to learn about facials, waxing, and facial massage. Once you have completed all of your coursework, you will be required to become licensed before you are allowed to practice your trade. Every state requires you become licensed the rules will vary depending on which state you live in so make sure you find out their specific requirements. Once you have received your license, you can then begin applying for jobs in the state in which you are licensed. Estheticians typically make about $30,000 a year but this varies from state to state.
Paralegals are responsible for supporting attorneys by performing a number of tasks such as file organization, legal research, and the drafting of documents. They work in many different organizations but primarily work for law firms, government agencies as well as departments in the corporate legal sector. This career field is in high demand and is an excellent way to learn more about laws and government. The need for paralegals is expected to jump 17% in the next ten years. Even though it is in high demand, you must be prepared for the competition. Here’s more about how to become a paralegal and where to get started.
If you are detail-oriented and intrigued by all things law related, then this is the career field for you. You must first earn your certificate or degree in Paralegal Studies. There are many colleges that provide Associate’s degree or certificate programs and many are even available online. Kaplan University Online offers a Legal Studies degree and have helped over 6,500 students achieve their dreams of becoming paralegals. After you have received your degree or certificate, it is now time to start looking at the job market and finding an internship. The salary for a paralegal is about $55,000 a year depending on experience.