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How to become a nanosystems engineer

What’s a nanosystems engineer when it’s at home? If you’ve got a creative mind, an eye for detail, want to be part of the future of technology and make a difference in medical science...  

How to become a health visitor

As a health visitor, you'll get to work with young children and their families as they go through the challenges of their first years. It's an interesting, high-skilled and varied career with a lot...  

How to become a software engineer

From Instagram and Snapchat to Sims Mobile, Microsoft Word and Google Chrome, the apps and programs you use every day didn’t come from nowhere. Software engineers are the creative, problem-solving...  

How to become a dog trainer

What could be better than coming home from a long day at work and relaxing with your faithful companion? Well, what if you got to spend your life working with animals all day long?  Some dog trainers...  

How to become an anthropologist

If the word anthropologist conjures images of bones, fossils and Indiana Jones, you’re a bit off the mark. But most people are: there are loads of misconceptions about what anthropology actually...  

How to become a food critic

Does tasting and writing about delicious (and not so delicious!) food sound like a dream job? Well, being a food critic involves just that. But the job is competitive and not well paid. However, if dreaming...  

What makes a good engineer?

If you’re good at maths and physics you could have the makings of a great engineer. But there’s far more to being an engineer than top grades. '5 signs you could...  

How to become an astronomer

If you’re fascinated by the planets and stars in our universe, and are always asking big questions, you might be cut out for a career as an astronomer. In this guide we’ll look at how...  

Video: How to become a doctor

It's a popular career path - and we get loads of questions about it in our forum. We thought we'd make a short video to help you understand the steps. Check out this video to learn how to become a doctor...  

How to become a financial advisor

Do you have excellent people skills with a head for numbers? Enjoy solving puzzles with an ambitious streak? You could be cut out for a career as a financial advisor. In this...  

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