Six Career Options After 10+2 That Will Let You Travel the World

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Scared of getting stuck in a 4”x4” cubicle with a 9-5 job? Do you love to travel and can’t wait to get a job that pays you to work while travelling? If you have a wanderlust soul, then you should check out these six career options after 10+2 that will let you travel the world because life is too short to compromise with your dreams!

1.    Archaeologist


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We all must have a vague idea about what archaeologists do, after watching the “Mummy” series by Stephen Sommers-Rob Cohen. Archaeologists recover and study preserved artefacts from the past. As an archaeologist, you’ll have to travel to different places in search of architecture, biofacts and cultural landscape. Archaeologists work on site and carry out their research through various activities like excavation, photography, laboratory testing, desk assessments etc as a part of their job.

Where to study?

•    Institute of Rajasthan Studies (Sahitya Sanstha), Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Ajmer, Rajasthan: Diploma in Indian Archaeology
•    Kannada Research Institute, Karnatak University: Diploma in Epigraphy
•    Kanya Gurukul Mahavidyalaya, GKV, Dehradun:   Bachelor of Arts (Indian History Culture and Archaeology (IHC), Master of Arts (Indian History Culture and Archaeology (IHC)

2.    Event Coordinator

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As an event coordinator, you can travel to various places in the world to host events for your clients. You’ll get to meet various people, oversee the setup, negotiate with vendors and make good connections. You’ll also get to experience the richness of various cultures by hosting cultural and social events for people of all race and religion.

Where to study?

•    Indian Institute of Learning and Advanced development, Haryana (Diploma in Event Management)
•    Kaizen Institute of Event Management,  New Delhi (Diploma in Event Management)
•    Candid School of Communication, Kolkata (Diploma in Event Management)

3.    Flight Attendant

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This is one of the most obvious careers that you can take up if you love to travel. Their duty is to ensure the comfort and safety of the passengers on board.  They also have to ensure that the safety checklist of the aircraft is complete and every part of the aircraft, including the emergency doors, cabins, seats and washroom are all set before the take off.

Where to study?

•    Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training, Mumbai
•    Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College of Aeronautics, Jaipur
•    Aptech Aviation & Hospitality Academy, Mumbai

4.    International Tour Guide

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Become and international travel guide and help tourists know and explore popular places. To become an international tour guide, you must be familiar will the local language and have in depth knowledge about the customs, culture, social and political scenario of the region. You must have more knowledge about the country than any average native would have.

Where to study?

•    Acharya Nagarjuna Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Guntur: Masters in Hotel and Tourism Management
•    Academy of Business Management, Tourism and Research, Bengaluru : Bachelor in Hotel and Tourism Management
•    Lovely Professional University, Punjab : B. Sc. Airlines, Tourism and Hospitality

5.    Travel Writer

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Love writing and travelling at the same time? Become a travel writer, and the plus point? You don’t need to take up any formal course for this. You just need to have a laptop; few clothes and you are good to go. The beginning might be a bit hard because you need to sponsor for your travel but as your travel stories get published online and offline, you’ll have sponsors lined up to pay for your next trip!

6.    Photographer


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Your profession as a photographer can take you as far as your imagination can go. Become a wildlife photographer or a wedding photographer and get to experience the wonders of the world. Capture the best scenes in your camera and showcase them to the world.

Where to study?

•    Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Communication (SACAC), New Delhi:  Diploma in Photography
•    The Indian Institute of Digital Art and Animation, Kolkata: B.Sc, and M. Sc. In photography
•    Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad: B. FA Photography

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