Career Advice for Lost Twenty-somethings

Me at my college graduation in 2012

In my twenties, I’ve felt so much pressure (both internal and external) to find the right career. I think most of us have.

Since graduating from college, I’ve worked in sales and marketing. I’ve freelanced and blogged and au paired. I’ve entertained many, many career paths, from journalism to the foreign service. At many points in my twenties, I’ve wondered which professional path is right for me.

Now that I’ve finally figured out what I want to do (I just started grad school!), I wanted to dole out some hard-won career advice. Finding the right career path can be agonizing, so I wanted to share what worked for me.

Here are some ideas if you’re feeling lost:

If you’re still in college, do as many internships and extracurriculars as possible. Switching jobs and careers is difficult, so experiment as much as you can

Keep reading this article onĀ Ashley Abroad.

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