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Originally posted by _ConcreteRose_ _ConcreteRose_ wrote:

Originally posted by Gkisses Gkisses wrote:

Originally posted by goodm3 goodm3 wrote:

Originally posted by Gkisses Gkisses wrote:

I know some stem grads who were let ass out following graduation. If you do it do it well and even then theres no guarantee.

There many factors to take into account but half heartedly going into any major rarely works out. You could minor in nursing if u wanted to do health services or public health.

I think the thing about com major is that its flexible. However many pick it as a cake walk major and settle for average grades.


they must have been lazy as hell or unwilling to relocate...i have never heard of a STEM major that did well in school and didn't get a job right out of undergrad or grad school. even the ones with most mediocre grades will hit up a NSBE conference and make it happen. 




Nope... moved got good grades but still got cut or no job most have jobs now but i know its not a cake walk even with the grades

What major?


Chemical and nuclear engineer . One friend just landed a job in cali but he was homeless (or bondocking as he called it) for nearly a year. Another bounced from alaska to cali before gettin a job in Maine.

I agree that being able to move helps but one shouldn't be surprised if its short lived either. Its not always the fault of the employee.

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No shade to anyone in this thread but telling young people to follow their "passion" can be the worst kind of advice you can give.  Some people's passion can leave them broke and jobless.  Passion does not take into account supply and demand.  If your passionate about something and so are 200 other people, then most of your passions will mean nothing if there are only 20 positions actually available. 

I tell kids to look into fields that are lucrative and choose one they feel they can become passionate about.  Like I said in an earlier post, job satisfaction can be achieved in so many fields.  What you think you are passionate about at 18 might not necessarily be what you love at 25.  Its like relationships, there is no soul mate.  You can try out so different types of careers and find fulfillment in all of them.  Why not choose the one that will allow you to pay your bills?

I never thought of myself as someone who could like healthcare, but funny enough I have more passion for my newly chosen field than the prior one I always planned on pursuing.  Don't knock it until you try it.
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Originally posted by sbrownie84 sbrownie84 wrote:

Any advice on communications as a major? Useless? Nursing?

Any stable majors out there?



Nothing guaranteed anymore IMO.  Best to major in something that you are interested and be open to explore your options.
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Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:

No shade to anyone in this thread but telling young people to follow their "passion" can be the worst kind of advice you can give.  Some people's passion can leave them broke and jobless.  Passion does not take into account supply and demand.  If your passionate about something and so are 200 other people, then most of your passions will mean nothing if there are only 20 positions actually available. 

I tell kids to look into fields that are lucrative and choose one they feel they can become passionate about.  Like I said in an earlier post, job satisfaction can be achieved in so many fields.  What you think you are passionate about at 18 might not necessarily be what you love at 25.  Its like relationships, there is no soul mate.  You can try out so different types of careers and find fulfillment in all of them.  Why not choose the one that will allow you to pay your bills?

I never thought of myself as someone who could like healthcare, but funny enough I have more passion for my newly chosen field than the prior one I always planned on pursuing.  Don't knock it until you try it.



I understand where you are coming from but some people can make it work within their passion. 
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Originally posted by NARSAddict NARSAddict wrote:

Originally posted by sbrownie84 sbrownie84 wrote:

Any advice on communications as a major? Useless? Nursing?

Any stable majors out there?



Nothing guaranteed anymore IMO.  Best to major in something that you are interested and be open to explore your options.


Nothing is guaranteed but some majors are statistically proven to generate better outcomes than others.  Another thing I tell kids is to visit the website of the US Bureau of Labor & Statistics.  The data is there.  Some fields are a bigger gamble than others.   If your spending the same amount of time in school and paying the same cost in tuition, why take that gamble?  You wouldn't do that in any other aspect of your life, so why in your education or career?
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I understand where you are coming from but some people can make it work within their passion. 


...but most can't, and that's the problem. 
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One more thing and I'll get off my soapbox, lol.  I feel like Communications, English, Psychology bachelor degrees are for white people.  Yes, I really just said that.  Those majors are for people with trust funds and life long money they can depend on if things don't work out.

The same way you wouldn't borrow $50,000 and take it to a casino to play blackjack, you shouldn't take out student loans and pursue higher education in overly saturated fields.  We don't have any cushion or people to fall back on.  A lot of us are the first in our family to get degrees, or 1-st generation Americans, etc.  We can't afford to gamble like that. 


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LOLLOL@ for yt people degrees.

Damn you BHM lol.


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Originally posted by Gkisses Gkisses wrote:

 

Chemical and nuclear engineer . One friend just landed a job in cali but he was homeless (or bondocking as he called it) for nearly a year. Another bounced from alaska to cali before gettin a job in Maine.

I agree that being able to move helps but one shouldn't be surprised if its short lived either. Its not always the fault of the employee.

I never said that it was.
 
Im not too familiar with those majors. I know that electrical and computer engineers get jobs wayyy to easily. lol 
Civil E and mechanical E have a little harder time. 
Math is in between. Stats is pretty good if you have programming abilities.
Compsci is fairly easy
Physics gets not jobs

ETA: For me personally, Im offered jobs occasionally. I was offered one today actually. But they are never jobs that I want. Can't get those for some reason.  Sleepy


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lol. uppity! I went to a Black/hispanic engineering awards banquet a week ago and the beginning portion was a networking event. A representative for some company was trying to sell me on working for the NSA because hey hire my major, pay verrryyy well and it looks good. I told him I wasnt to happy with the NSA policies so I was hesitant to apply there. He told me that that, that was something only White people could afford to do. I thought long and hard about it. He's right honestly.
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