By Sandra Gurvis
This is a guide for everyone who dreams of developing an unusual, enjoyable career with none of the hassles and compromises of a 9-to-5 life. Author Sandra Gurvis showcases 75 careers – and touches on 150 more – within 15 areas of interest, from animals and the outdoors to entertainment, travel, and the Internet.
She covers what it takes to break into a field, what to expect, and what you’ll need to do to thrive, and includes useful reference information such as associations, websites, trade magazines, and much more.
The book includes 30 profiles of people who have succeeded in unusual endeavors put a real face on these interesting and eclectic undertakings, one of which could be the career you’ve always wanted.
The careers encompass a wide range of educational levels, so practically everyone, with determination and training, can qualify. 318 pages. 2000.