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I Am Interested In Pursuing A Career In Military Social Work

Interested in pursuing career as Physician Assistant… (Degree question)?

Hi, graduating with a degree in Justice and Law Administration. I am currently working on an associate’s degree in paramedic studies. To help finance myself, raise GPA, and meet perquisites looking at a 4 year window till apply for a physician assistant program. I only looking to go for a Masters in the study if am accepted to a program. Concern is heard issues of changing P.A. degrees to doctorate. Is that something that will be occurring and over short amount of time if true? Appreciate the response.

Since you mentioned AKMIL in the details of your question, I am assuming that you are an Indonesian.Have you heard about Corps Kesehatan Militer (Military Medicine)? CKM is a directorate under the Indonesian Army, responsible to maintain the well-being of the armed forces, government employees, and their families. In my personal opinion, it is one of the most noble jobs in the world.To be eligible to apply for this role, you need to obtain at least a degree from D3 or S1 (bachelor’s degree) in nursing or certified as medical doctor. You would still need to undergo physical training during CKM Training Period, but that is something to think about after you graduate from university.As you are still in Year 10, which means 2 more years before entering university, and the average amount of time needed to obtain MD certificate is 5–6 years; you have at least 7 years to prepare for the intensive physical training for CKM.

I don't know what you are doing right now as you have n't specified in your question, so I am generalizing my answer. I am assuming you must be pursuing studies now , so keep doing that and take out time for doing social work. I used to feel the same way you are thinking right now. But these things are not that easy as they appear.If you will do social servicing you will not able to make much money and might be possible that you will see your friends spending a lot and you will feel bad . Also, you have to feel happy first to give other the Happiness.  So, first step is you have to find it that if you just want to do social servicing and do not require much money.  I am not from a rock solid financial background and had to support my family so, had to work for money . So, somebody advised me to just start from wherever I was right then.  So, I will advise you too to at least make a start for it first . The things you can do are:Send mails to the near by NGO'sSee the maids working in and around your locality , ask them about their kids, start teaching them.Go to a near by slum area, ask about the kids educationBelieve me, if you want to do it, you will find enormous way around you only. I did find myself. I am working but still I take out time for social work. I teach maids on weekends , I am associated with a school for underprivileged kids , I help old couples with anything they need around my locality, etc.After doing such things for a time, if you still feel that you just want to do this thing and nothing more ,then try for Teach for India.

Well...It's worth it if you are reasonably certain that you want to practice social work or any type of social and human services.Moreover, in today's hyper competitive job market it's becoming more and more necessary and advantageous to have a graduate degree.I would like to add that having a MSW gives you many career options (eg. military, administration, policy, community building/organizing) not just providing one on one (also known as micro) services.I hope that answers your question:)

What is the best way to change careers while pursuing your degree?

Researching and networking are key to pursuing your dream! While taking public relations and business courses join PRSSA, Public Relations Student Society of America. Learn more at If there is no chapter contact a nearby PRSA chapter, Public Relations Society of America, or PRSSA chapter to see if they will start one. Or, find out what other related student professional organizations are available on your campus. Get involved by attending meetings and activities regularly. Join a committee or board.

Also, research fields at the library or online using the Occupational Handbook and other sources. Talk to instructors, business leaders, owners, and others in the fields you're interested in. Conduct an informal survey about their job requirements, daily work schedule and habits, challenges, type of typical work and the not so typical, work hours, pay, benefits, etc.

Once you know you are probably interested in that field contact your campus career and employment office to help you obtain a part-time job or work for school credit.

The more you can research the field and gain experience in that area of interest the happier you will be that your hard work paid off.

Have fun in the process and best of luck!!

Im a 14 freshman in highschool, im interested in pursuing a career in the F.B.I, and i was wondering?

Go to the FBI website this is what I found


Serving as a Special Agent is a very demanding job with strict entry requirements. Please review closely all requirements to ensure that you qualify before you apply.

To become an FBI Special Agentyou must be a U.S. citizen or a citizen of the Northern Mariana Islands. You must be at least 23 years of age, but younger than 37 upon your appointment as a Special Agent. You must possess a four-year degree from a college or university accredited by one of the regional or national institutional associations recognized by the United States Secretary of Education. You must have at least three years of professional work experience. You must also possess a valid driver’s license and be completely available for assignment anywhere in the FBI's jurisdiction.

All applicants for the Special Agent position must first qualify under one of five Special Agent Entry Programs. These programs include:

Computer Science/Information Technology
More details about Special Agent Entry Programs.

After qualifying for one of the five Entry Programs, applicants will be prioritized in the hiring process based upon certain Critical Skills for which the FBI is recruiting. The FBI is currently recruiting for Special Agent candidates with one or more of the following Critical Skills:

Computer Science/Information Technology Expertise
Engineering Expertise
Foreign Language(s) Proficiency
Intelligence Experience
Law Experience
Law Enforcement/Investigative Experience
Military Experience
Physical Sciences (e.g., physics, chemistry, biology, etc.) Expertise
Diversified Experience
Candidates with these Critical Skills are essential to address our increasingly complex responsibilities. As such, candidates with one or more of these skills will be prioritized in the hiring process.

More details about Special Agent Critical Skills

All candidates that meet the Entry Program and Critical Skill requirements must also:

meet the Special Agent Physical Requirements
and pass the FBI Background Investigation.

Make sure you pursue a school that gives you a dual degree in Art Therapy and counseling so your clients can make use of their insurance.Your other options are a graduate degree in clinical psychology, counseling, or social work with a certificate in art therapy. The most versatile of these options is the clinical psychology degree.

Pursuing career in Marines? Teen need help? CONFUSION?!?

You'll want to think about what specific job you'll want to have in the military, regardless of branch. Some have long school you go to after boot camp that could count as college credits later. Shop around different branches for their most academically challenging programs. Your GPA makes it see you're probably smart enough to qualify for a lot of them.

Recruiters don't always bring them up, because not everyone gets high enough test scoring for them. Make sure to ask. I know the Navy Nuclear Engineering program gives you a lot of college credit, but I'm sure there are others. There are also programs that may qualify you for extra college money in addition to the GI Bil (in the Navy they call the extra money "the navy college fund". I don't know what they might call it in other branches).

I don't think you're going to get far in the CIA with a CJ degree. It's not viewed as an especially arduous course of study, and there's not a lot of content there the CIA will find useful. This is also true of psychology, for most of the same reasons. Psychology grads are among the least likely grads to get a job that makes use of their degree. The CIA is going to be more interested in majors like international studies, or culture- or nation-specific fields like Middle Eastern, Asian, or Russian Studies, and/or the languages spoken in countries the CIA is interested in. Better yet, don't just study those languages, but learn to speak them fluently. That usually requires spending a year or two living in those countries, speaking it 24/7, and learning the culture. It sounds like what you think you know about the CIA comes from movies and TV. This is a very poor way to choose a career. It's very rare for the entertainment industry to portray a job accurately, because every job has its share of boredom and routine that doesn't make for an exciting story. If you want what I think is a more accurate depiction of a CIA career (by the way, the CIA hires "case officers," not "secret agents." "Agents" are the people they recruit to spy for the United States), I recommend Blowing My Cover: My Life as a CIA Spy, by Lindsay Moran ( I think you'll find that the actual job differs considerably from what James Bond or Jason Bourne does.